Used Photex 80mm F2.8 S&T Lens Nikon/MF


Condition: Bargain Condition


Multicoated 80mm F/2.8 Tilt/Shift lens is made with high quality precision type mechanisms

Tilt / Shift your lens for more control of perspective and depth of field similar to a view camera.

    • Ideal for architectural photography when controlling perspective.
    • While photographing interiors, still lives, portraits, objects for advertising it often happens that total control of the depth of field is required. With ordinary lenses, it is achieved via the aperture. The most widespread method to increase the depth of field is to minimize the aperture of the lens. However, it frequently happens that this is not possible: when you close the aperture, it is necessary to increase the exposure. In this case, it is hard to photograph objects in motion, or often even is impossible. With the minimum aperture the lens yields a “dry” unsaturated color image. Using the lens with TILT feature allows to increase or reduce the depth of field at any aperture. When photographing architectural objects, the distance from the lens to upper and lower parts of the object is different. It would result in a distortion known as a “falling building” effect (the parallel vertical lines unnaturally come up to one point). Similar problems arise when photographing a model on a catwalk, interiors, sculptures placed on high stands, paintings and architectural details located at an unreachable height. TS lens allows to compensate perspective distortion, to vary the depth of field and zone of sharpness and soften the image if necessary.

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Product Description

80mm f2.8 Tilt/Shift Lens for Nikon F Camera Mount The Multicoated 80mm F/2.0 Tilt/Shift lens is made with high quality precision type mechanisms. Features include an 11mm shift, 8° tilt and 360° rotating plate which makes it capable to correct perspective distortion that is necessary in interior and exterior architectural photography as well as control depth of field in product photography. You can achieve similar effects and movements of a large format camera with this Tilt/Shift Lens on your SLR or DSLR. This lens’s excellent multicoated optics allows you to make sharp, contrasted, color perfect images. Aperture is controlled manually, the lens can be shifted 11mm from its normal position, and the direction can be shifted 360° and locks at 12 angles.• MC 80mm f/2.8 Tilt & Shift Lens• Protective caps• Lens elements: 6 MulticoatedAperture, focal length, mm: 80Visual Angle, degree: 45Drawing stroke, mm -1: 50Center edge: 30Focusing scale: 0.6m to infinityAperture scale: f2.8 to f22Shift, mm: 11Tilt: +/- 8°Lens rotate: 360°Thread for light filters: ?62×0.75Disperse: 0.019Weight, kg: 0.95 kg


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Product Condition

“Like New Minus” – the rating of the equipment is at 97 to 99 percent of original condition. Only the closest inspections will reveal slight wear. Perfect glass, but the box and accessories are usually not included.
“Excellent Plus” – rates 90 to 96 percent of original condition. Exceptionally nice, but may have slight wear on finish visible only under close inspection. Glass will be very clean.
“Excellent” – 80 to 89 percent of original. Shows moderate wear for the age of the item, with the possibility of small dings or blemishes. Glass may have slight blemishes but will not affect picture quality.
“Bargain” – items are 70 to 79 percent of original condition. More than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. Glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality.
“Ugly” – The look only a photographer would love. “UGLY” means equipment is rough, with multiple impressions in metal, excessive finish loss and brassing. Glass will have marks, fungus and/or haze which will affect picture quality.


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