TS-E 17 and teleconverter (EF Extender) – addendum
Updater note: using the Canon TS-E17mm f4L lens with an extender
Tilt shift lens and teleconverter – missing EXIF data
The TS-E17 does not indicate the presence of the teleconverter in the normal EXIF file data
It seems that although the Canon EF Extenders work with TS-E lenses they are not 100% supported.
Thus the EXIF data (and camera display) shows what the lens is set to, not the effective aperture. So to get an effective aperture of f/11 I set the camera to f/5.6 with the Canon 2x converter.
Note: the different versions of Canon teleconverter are listed in an article on our EFlens.com site
This with just the 17 mm
and with x2 TC
No sign of the presence of the TeleConverter in the EXIF data.
Not all lenses can work with an extender. The list on EFLens.com shows suggested lenses that will work.
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