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17mm f4L Lens TSE (Tilt Shift)

Item No. 3553B002
Canon
  • 17mm f4L Lens TSE (Tilt Shift)

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Features

Canon Canada Inc., a leader in digital imaging and optics, today introduced two new Tilt-Shift lenses, the TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II and the TS-E 17mm f/4L. These two new L series lenses expand the Company’s extensive lens line-up of TS-E lenses giving photographers creative control over perspective and depth of field in their images. The TS-E 17mm f/4L is a specialty lens ideal for landscape and architectural photography and is compatible with all Canon EOS system single lens reflex cameras*1. The TS-E 17mm f/4L is the world’s shortest focal length Tilt-Shift lens with full-frame 35mm coverage.

“These two new lenses are Canon’s answer to photographers who have requested wider angle Tilt-Shift lenses, with the new TS-E 24mm for wide angles and the all new TS-E 17mm for ultra-wide angles. We continually seek to expand our optics portfolio to meet the demands of our photographers to ensure that they have the best tools available to capture some of the most stunning images on the planet,” stated Ian Macfarlane, Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer Imaging Group at Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc.

An innovative feature on the TS-E 17mm f/4L lens is Canon’s new TS Revolving System. This feature allows tilting and shifting lens movements to be adjusted in parallel or at right angles to each other, with detents at 45° intervals. Additionally, once the TS Revolving System has been set, the orientation of the entire lens can be rotated freely through a range of ±90°, with detents at 30° intervals.

Features:

  • The amount of tilt is ±6.5° for the TS-E 17mm f/4L.
  • The amount of shift is ±12mm
  • The image circle diameter is an impressive 67.2mm.
  • (The diagonal measurement of the full-frame 35mm format is only 43.2mm.)

    The high-precision glass molded aspherical and UD glass lens elements and accurate aspherical GMo along with a large diameter in new TS-E lenses deliver outstanding image quality, high resolution and super-low distortion to all edges of the image. Each lens incorporates a new type of anti-reflection coating, Canon’s SubWavelength structure Coating (SWC) that continuously changes the refractive index on the lens surface via wedge-shaped structures more minute than wavelength of visible light. Canon’s SWC helps minimize flare and ghosting caused by bright light from large angles of incidence.

    Specifications:

  • Focal Length: 17mm
  • Maximum Aperture: 1:4
  • Lens Construction: 18 elements in 12 groups
  • Diagonal Angle of View: 104° (without tilt or shift)
  • Focus Adjustment: Manual focus, overall linear extension system
  • Closest Focusing Distance: 0.82 ft. / 0.25m (maximum close-up magnification: 0.14x)
  • Max. Diameter x Length: 3.5 x 4.2 in. / 88.9 x 106.7mm (maximum lens length)
  • Weight: 28.9 oz. / 820g

    Note:

  • *1 To prevent the knobs on TS-E lenses from coming into contact with the camera during tilt/shift/revolving/TS revolving movements, the use of EOS-1 class or EOS 5D/5D Mark II cameras is recommended.
  • Box Contents

    What's in the Box:
  • TS-E 17mm f4L Lens
  • Lens Case
  • Lens Hood
  • Lens Cap
  • Dust Cap E
  • Warranty

    1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty.

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