DIY: build your own tilt-shift lens

tilt-shiftBuying an actual tilt-shift lens will run you over $1000, depending on what camera you own. Instead of buying a new or used lens, you can just build your own out of some PVC pipe, hose clamps, rubber hose, and a cheap lens off of an auction site.

San Fransisco resident Bhautik Joshi is on the second build of his custom made tilt-shift lens, the first one was built using a toilet plunger of all things. Regardless of what it was made from, it’s quite impressive to see the finished product. If you can manage to build one of these for yourself, you can start making really cool videos like the one

[via Hack a day]

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