Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro Tilt-Shift Lens

Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro Tilt-Shift Lens with External Hard Drive Kit

Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro Tilt-Shift Lens with External Hard Drive Kit

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Canon 135mm f/4.0 Overview

  • 1Description

Rounding out your kit, the Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro Tilt-Shift Lens with External Hard Drive Kit from B&H bundles the medium telephoto tilt-shift lens with an external hard drive for backing up and storing your files.

  • Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro Tilt-Shift Lens

    A unique telephoto offering close focus control along with perspective control capabilities the TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro from Canon is a tilt-shift lens well-suited for studio, product, and tabletop photography. Up to +/- 10° of tilt is possible, for focus control, and +/- 12mm of shift, to adjust perspective and composition, and a tilt-locking mechanism can be used while shooting for more stability. A minimum focus distance of 1.6' and a maximum magnification of 0.5x are also benefitted by the range of movements for more control over depth of field when photographing close-up subjects.

    Complementing the operation of the lens, this L-series prime is also distinguished by its optical design that features a pair of Ultra-Low Dispersion elements to significantly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations for high clarity. Individual elements also feature a Subwavelength Coating to suppress flare and ghosting for greater contrast and color neutrality.

    Perspective control, tilt-shift lens affords +/- 12mm of shift and +/- 10° of tilt, and both types of movements can be applied independently, and parallel or perpendicular to one another. Additionally, the tilt and shift functions can be rotated +/- 90° in any direction for applying the movements in distinct directions.
    Tilt-locking mechanism and a large tilt knob benefit operation and ensure the lens stays in place while shooting.
    Two Ultra-Low Dispersion (UD) elements help to reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations for improved clarity and color accuracy.
    A Subwavelength Coating has been applied to lens elements to minimize surface and internal reflections for a marked reduction in lens flare and ghosting when working in strong lighting conditions.
    A minimum focusing distance of 1.6' along with a maximum magnification of 0.5x benefits working with close-up subjects.
    Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field techniques.
    UPC: 013803291124
  • WD 4TB My Passport USB 3.0 Secure Portable Hard Drive (Black)

    Start saving your precious memories and critical files with the 4TB My Passport USB 3.0 Secure Portable Hard Drive from WD. The My Passport comes formatted for Windows systems and connects to your notebook or desktop computer via an included USB 3.0 cable. On the inside, it sports a hard drive that delivers 4TB of storage capacity for storing your photos, videos, music, and other content. To power this drive, the My Passport runs off the computer's USB bus-powered port.

    This edition of the My Passport drive comes with a redesigned black chassis, which complements your other gear. Another notable feature is WD's Backup software, which lets you create scheduled backups, to help preserve your data automatically. In addition to backing up data, WD has armed this drive with hardware encryption and WD Security software to safeguard your sensitive files from unauthorized users.

    General Features

    Back up Automatically
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    Easy to Use
    My Passport portable storage is ready to use out of the box so you can start transferring files, saving your memories, and backing up critical data right away. It comes with WD Backup, WD Security, and WD Drive Utilities software to help protect your data.
    UPC: 718037846910
In the Box
  • E-82 II 82mm Lens Cap
  • Lens Dust Cap E (Rear)
  • ET-88 Lens Hood
  • LP1424 Lens Case for Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Telephoto Lens
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description
    • Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro Tilt-Shift Lens
      Focal Length 135mm
      Maximum Aperture f/4
      Minimum Aperture f/45
      Lens Mount Canon EF
      Format Compatibility Full-Frame
      Angle of View 18
      Tilt-Shift +/- 10° Tilt
      +/- 12 mm Shift
      Maximum Magnification 0.5x
      Macro Reproduction Ratio 1:2
      Minimum Focus Distance 1.61' / 49 cm
      Optical Design 11 Elements in 7 Groups
      Diaphragm Blades 9, Rounded
      Focus Type Manual Focus
      Image Stabilization None
      Filter Size 82 mm (Front)
      Dimensions (DxL) 3.48 x 5.48" / 88.5 x 139.1 mm
      Weight 2.4 lb / 1.1 kg
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      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.2 x 6.0 x 6.0"
    • WD 4TB My Passport USB 3.0 Secure Portable Hard Drive (Black)
      Storage Capacity 4 TB
      Connection Interface 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Micro-B)
      Pre-Format NTFS
      Encryption 256-Bit AES
      Internal Drive
      Internal Interface SATA (Unspecified)
      Type Hard Disk Drive
      Form Factor 2.5"
      External Enclosure
      Security Features Password Protection
      Bus Power USB
      Material Plastic
      Environmental Resistance None
      Green Certifications RoHS, Per Manufacturer
      Operating Temperature 41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
      Storage Temperature -4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
      Dimensions (L x W x H) 4.3 x 3.2 x 0.8" / 110.0 x 81.5 x 21.5 mm
      Weight 0.5 lb / 0.2 kg
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.5 x 4.5 x 1.5"

    Canon 135mm f/4.0 Reviews

    TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro Tilt-Shift Lens is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best yet from Canon I planned to get all 3 of the new TS-E lenses, but this one wasn't available when my new 50mm and 90mm arrived. Then, initial tests showed the 90mm had to go back (soft on the left), and of course B&H delivered the usual great service on that. The 135mm had arrived in stock in the meantime, and we swapped them. The 135mm came via UPS the next day, featuring—to my surprise—a single-digit serial number. Never had one of those before. I take that to mean B&H has notable clout with Canon. It suggests B&H may be a good place to try while heavily in-demand items remain in short supply. Used on my Canon 5DS R, the lens performance is near flawless. Sharp wide open, all the way to the corners, even with near-maximal shift. There is almost no image quality difference at any aperture up to f/11. If there is a sweet spot, it might be at f/5.6, but even in side-by-side comparisons, any aperture in that range is hard to tell from the others. In the most demanding contrast situations, very slight color fringing is evident, but you have to strain to see it. Far, far less fringing than with the Canon 135mm f/2.0, even when that is used at f/4.0. Sharpness, color, and contrast? are all among the best I have seen from any lens, including Zeiss lenses with which I have extensive experience. This new lens is one of the best I have for shooting toward the light, while suppressing veiling and flare. Mechanically, the tilt and shift controls are easy to use, function accurately, and give fine control—except that the lock knob for the shift function is slightly inconveniently located, cramped against the camera body on the 5DS R. Not a big deal for your bare hand, but an issue with gloves on. The one other slight negative I have is that the manual focus ring—which clearly functions perfectly as designed, turns silky smoothly, and is perfectly-damped with no sign of slack—turns just a bit too freely for my taste. And it moves the focus point pretty quickly, so you need sharp visual concentration and fine motor control to optimize focus. The focus rings on the 50mm TS-E, and the new 90mm TS-E feel stiffer and slower, and I would rate them as perfect. I wish this one was more like the others. I am trying make it a practice never to brush against the focus ring when using the tilt and shift controls. Even a light accidental touch may shift the focus slightly. That's a small objection, and I still rate the manual focus very highly for ease of use, and for results. In summary, this is the kind of lens that renews photographic enthusiasm—getting me up and out early, full of anticipation, looking for targets to shoot. Even in someone who has been taking pictures professionally for too many decades, this experience stands out. Unreservedly 5 stars. And by the way, so is the new 50mm TS-E, and so will be the new 90mm TS-E when I get one that carries its full performance all the way to the left of the frame. On the one I sent back, the image quality in the right 85% was every bit as good as the others.? These lenses show a striking family resemblance in the superb look of the images they deliver.
    Date published: 2018-02-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product Photography Lens I was so glad when this lens came out. Ive been using a 45mm & 90mm ts-e for years. This L lens is a much better focal legnth for my product work. As today this lens allowed me to shift the plane of focus where I could shoot only 1 image or 2 to focus stack instead of 2-4 images per shot. The narrower angle of view compared to the 90mm keeps me from running out of background as easily. Great lens, a bit big and $$, but glad I added it.
    Date published: 2018-12-14
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