Canon Filed Patent On New Tilt Shift Lens

Egami, the Japanese Photography Blog found a patent filed by Canon for a new tilt shift lens. The new patent suggests new uses in a future tile-shift macro lens by changing the grind lines on the EVF or LCD when tilting, shifting and rotating.

You can read the original article here in Japanese.


Canon Filed Patent On New Tilt Shift Lens

Patent Publication No. 2013-81129

  • Publication date 2013.5.2
  • Filing date 2011.10.5

Shooting assist functions suitable for tilt lens

  • Rotate display grid lines
  • The angle information of the tilt lens to determine the angle of the grid lines
  • To align in the direction of change of focus, the angle of the grating lines, easy to compose the picture