Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II

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If you aren’t sure what this is, you don’t want it.

The Canon 24mm Tilt-Shift lens was developed with several marked improvements over the previous version. The most dramatic change is the tilt and shift axes can be independently rotated between themselves and the camera body, rather than remaining at 90 degrees as the previous version (and all other tilt-shift lenses) required. There are also multiple aspherical and UD glass elements, curved aperture blades, ‘sub-wavelength’ coatings, and virtually everything in the lens-design book.

Roger Cicala

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Roger Cicala

President of LensRentals.com

This lens is amazingly sharp, amazingly wide, has absolutely no chromatic aberration, and is exceedingly well built. The new Canon TS-Es are as good as anything available in the genre. You can tilt, shift, and change the planes of each relative to each other. If you have tilt-shift experience, this lets you do remarkable things. If you’re tilt-shift challanged (this would be me) you can still do remarkable things- once. Then you can spend the next two hours figuring out how you did that.

To be honest, both the Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5 and Canon TS-E 17mm f/4 are so sharp, I sometimes take them in place of another prime to shoot as regular lenses- they’re just that good. Then you can do the tilt-shifty thingamabob and get some really amazing depth of field, slam home a quick panorama, straighten up tall buildings, or just get a very cool effect.

March, 2012

Filter Size
82mm (nonrotating front element)
1.7 lb
Minimum Focusing Distance
7 inches
Maximum Magnification
Angle of view: (full frame)
84 degrees
Maximum Tilt
+/- 6.5 degrees
Maximum Shift
+/- 12 degrees
Zoom method
Image Stabilization
Focusing System
Internal focusing, nonrotating, manual only, floating element
Aperture Blades
8 curved, octagonal
Low Dispersion Elements
Fluorite Elements
Aspherical Elements
Weather Resistant
Flare resistance
very mild ghosting, mild contrast loss
Canon EF
Crop, Full frame
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Rental Period Waiver Price Rental Price Total Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $11.00 $69.00 $80.00 $26.67
4 days $11.00 $74.00 $85.00 $21.25
7 days $15.00 $99.00 $114.00 $16.29
10 days $20.00 $134.00 $154.00 $15.40
14 days $26.00 $173.00 $199.00 $14.21
21 days $35.00 $233.00 $268.00 $12.76
30 days $44.00 $292.00 $336.00 $11.20
45 days $58.00 $381.00 $439.00 $9.76
60 days $68.00 $446.00 $514.00 $8.57
90 days $87.00 $574.00 $661.00 $7.34
Rental Period Rental Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $69.00 $23.00
4 days $74.00 $18.50
7 days $99.00 $14.14
10 days $134.00 $13.40
14 days $173.00 $12.36
21 days $233.00 $11.10
30 days $292.00 $9.73
45 days $381.00 $8.47
60 days $446.00 $7.43
90 days $574.00 $6.38

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