A Review of the Nikon PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED Tilt-Shift Lens

Few lenses are more versatile and useful than a tilt-shift lens, offering high levels of sharpness, the ability to control depth of field independently of aperture, correction of verticals, and more. For Nikon shooters, there is the PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED tilt-shift lens, and this excellent video review takes a look at the sort of image quality and performance you can expect from it in practice. 

Coming to you from Christopher Frost, this great video review takes a look at the Nikon PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED Tilt-Shift lens. The 19mm f/4E tilt-shift offers a range of impressive features sure to make it useful for anything from architectural to landscape work, including:

  • +/- 7.5° of tilt
  • +/- 12mm of shift
  • Up to 90° of rotation both left and right, with 30° stops
  • Tilting mechanism can rotate 90° left a stop at 45° for vertical shooting
  • Three extra-low dispersion elements for reduced color fringing and chromatic aberrations and increased clarity
  • Two aspherical elements for reduced spherical aberrations for reduced distortion and increased sharpness
  • Nano Crystal and Super Integrated Coatings for reduced surface and internal reflections for reduced flares and ghosting and increased contrast
  • Fluorine coating and front and rear elements for protection
  • Specialized electromagnetic aperture mechanism for increased exposure stability and accuracy

Check out the video above for the full rundown from Frost. 

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