To continue the improvements of cameras in Patchwork 3D 2023, this version introduces the new lens shift feature.
Modifying the lens shift allows to shift the view without changing the perspective, which is useful whenever an object has to be better placed in the view without its aspect being modified.
Lens shift has been added to the camera editor and as a new viewport interaction mode allowing users to change the lens shift value easily. This property is also accessible via the scripting API.
An example of this image that I want to reframe to get the car on the left side:
Model courtesy of Z-Up Research
Using the classic camera translation, the perspective is changed:
Using the Lens Shift feature, the perspective is kept:
You can watch the demonstration in the video here :
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