DIY Tilt-Shift Lens

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DIY Tilt-Shift Lens

If you’re looking for an interesting project for your DSLR camera, you might find the DIY Tilt-Shift lens from Flickr user Maciej Pietuszynski to be worthy of your weekend project time. Maciej’s version uses a shower head and rubber glove in addition to a 50mm/1.8 prime lens. If you’re comfortable cutting a pipe with a hacksaw and disassembling a perfectly good lens, you can pull off this build. The images a lens like this produces more than makes up for the time it takes to assemble. [via DIYP]

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16 thoughts on “DIY Tilt-Shift Lens

  1. Iva Biggun says:

    Any instructions? The drawing is so bad it’s impossible to tell anything from it.

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  3. Brian Doom (@briandoom) says:

    Related: Check out my fave lens guy Bhautik Joshi –

    he has a bunch of crazy lens projects at

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