Tilt–shift photography is the utilization of Polaroid developments on little and medium-design Polaroids, and here and there particularly alludes to the utilization of tilt for particular center, regularly for recreating a smaller than normal scene. In some cases the term is utilized when the substantial profundity of field is recreated with advanced post handling; the name may infer from the tilt–shift lens regularly obliged when the impact is delivered optically.
"Tilt–shift" envelops two separate sorts of developments: pivot of the lens plane in respect to the picture plane, called tilt, and development of the lens parallel to the picture plane, called movement. Tilt is utilized to control the introduction of the plane of center, and thus the piece of a picture that seems sharp; it makes utilization of the Scheimpflug rule. Movement is utilized to modify the position of the subject in the picture zone without moving the Polaroid back; this is regularly useful in evading the joining of parallel lines, as when shooting.