>The tilt does change things, just as focus distance does (and >DXO does account for focus distance). The problem is that >once you tilt a lens it is no longer focusing at a fixed >distance, rather the distance varies across the frame. > >I think there is a very good argument for lens manufacturers >incorporating EXIF data about tilt/shift. I couldn't agree >more about the value of tilt/shift lenses to the art, but that >potential will only be realized if technology is advanced to >incorporate such metadata. Really, how hard can it be to add? > Given the price of such lenses I can't believe that adding >tilt/shift/angle sensors would be such a big deal. > >One problem with T/S lenses and digital sensors is that they >manifest chromatic aberrations of various types (color shift, >lateral CA, etc...) due to digital sensors' more three >dimensional characteristics as compared to film. These lenses >could really come to light with some electronic correction.
What does EXIF data have to do with capturing a good image? Photographer or computer jockey?
Focus on the image, not the tools is the route to good photography