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Wide-Angle Photography by Chris Marquardt

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Tilt-shift lenses are available with focal lengths ranging from 17mm to 135mm, although you can extend these quite radically using adapters. This chapter concentrates on traditional wide-angle tilt-shift applications, such as architecture and landscapes. However, tilt-shift lenses are well suited for use in other genres, too, and there are a number of interesting tricks for pepping up portraits and product photos using these lenses.

7.1Architecture

For the purposes of this chapter, I am going to use a fairly broad definition of the term architecture. In a photographic context, the basic rules of shooting buildings are also valid when you are working with things such as transportation systems and other manmade contrivances. Architectural photography ...

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