Patent shows Nikon 19mm f / 4 tilt-shift lens

Aug

1

2016

There is republished a patent Nikon, setting out a 19mm f / 4 lens with tilt-shift functionality. According to rumors, Nikon announces the lens in September, as well as place the Photokina photographic exhibition.

Nikkor 19mm PC-E The patent, which was filed on January 23, 2015 and was published in late July, was discovered by the Japanese patent blog Egami. From the outline of the optical design is to make out that it is an objective for use in single lens reflex cameras. Nikon has been previously filed similar patents, and that seems to indicate that the development is at an advanced stage.

NikonRumors claims that Nikon in September the Nikkor 19mm f / 4 announces PC-E lens. Presumably, the official launch site just before the start of the Photokina photographic exhibition, from 20 to September 25 will be held in Cologne.

Tilt-shift-angle lenses are typically used for architectural photography. With the shift functionality perspective can be corrected be and it is possible with the tilt function to shift the position of the plane of focus. Nikon currently has three PC-E lenses range: 24mm, 45mm and 85mm. Canon has long been a 17mm f / 4 lens with tilt and shift function.

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