Real Tilt for m4/3

Started Apr 25, 2012 | Discussions thread
jorisbens New Member • Posts: 7
Re: Real Tilt for m4/3

hindesite wrote:

How much tilt is generally required to get either usable DOF for closeups or for a significant visual effect?

I'm considering either a DIY rubber bellows setup (which will be inaccurate but capable of extreme angles) or a more accurate legacy adapter, but which is restricted to 8 degrees max. These are available for $60 or so - does anyone here have experience with these?

Most likely lens will be 28mm legacy 35mm, possibly some 50mm macro also.

8 degrees of tilt is a good amount of tilt for a lens, rarely more is needed. For example the canon 24mm, 45mm and 90mm L tilt and shift lens also have a maximum of 8 degrees of tilt, while canons 17mm tilt and shift has only 6 degrees of tilt.

So i think an adapter which allows for a tilt of 8 degrees should be sufficient and much more practical than using home made bellows.

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