A 50mm f/1.4 tilt lens for just $259? Shut up and take my money!

AstrHori 50mm F1.4 tilt lens
(Image credit: AstrHori)

Tilt-shift lenses are specialist pieces of kit, with own-brand offerings from the likes of Canon or Nikon commanding prices north of $1000. Even a third-party offering from a brand such as Samyang/Rokinon will likely set you back $500+. But here we have a tilt lens for a mere $259!

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The best tilt-shift lenses
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Ben Andrews

Ben is the Imaging Labs manager, responsible for all the testing on Digital Camera World and across the entire photography portfolio at Future. Whether he's in the lab testing the sharpness of new lenses, the resolution of the latest image sensors, the zoom range of monster bridge cameras or even the latest camera phones, Ben is our go-to guy for technical insight. He's also the team's man-at-arms when it comes to camera bags, filters, memory cards, and all manner of camera accessories – his lab is a bit like the Batcave of photography! With years of experience trialling and testing kit, he's a human encyclopedia of benchmarks when it comes to recommending the best buys.