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.

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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