Is Tokina 11/16 A good lens?
This Tokina 11-16mm is the world’s fastest and sharpest ultrawide lens for small format digital cameras (Nikon DX and Canon 1.6x). Considering its bargain price of under $600, its the world’s best ultrawide lens for digital SLRs. It is very well made. Its distortion is much easier to correct than the Nikkor’s.
Are Tokina lenses made in Japan?
In May, 1950 Tokyo Koki Manufacturing company (President, Mr. Denkichi KAWAGUCHI) was established in Shinjuku District, Tokyo as an optical products manufacturer and started designing and manufacturing Tokina brand lenses.
What is a 16mm lens good for?
Uses a 16mm ultra-wide angle focal length. This exaggeration of relative size can be used to add emphasis and detail to foreground objects, while still capturing expansive backgrounds. If you plan on using this effect to full impact, you’ll want to get as close as possible to the nearest subject in the scene.
What does 16mm lens mean?
Any lens with a focal length lower than 24mm may be referred to as an ultra wide-angle lens. On a crop sensor camera, wide-angle lenses start at a focal length of around 24mm and go down from there. Ultra wide-angle lenses start at around 16mm.
What lens replaced the Tokina 11-16mm DX?
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX was replaced with Tokina AT-X Pro 11-16mm f2.8 DX II Nikon F DX. Follow the link to read our comparison of these lenses:
What f is Tokina 11-16mm?
Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 II at f/22. 9 straight blades. Stops down to f/22. DX and 1.6x only. 11-16mm. When used on a DX camera, it gives angles of view similar to what a 17-24mm lens gives when used on an FX or 35mm camera.
What is the difference between Nikon 14-24mm and Tokina 11-16mm?
Compared to the Nikon Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 This Tokina 11-16mm is a completely different lens from, and intended for completely different purposes than, the hulking, two-pound, $1,600 Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8. If you’re considering this Tokina, it is highly unlikely you’d be considering the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 for the same task.
Do Tokina lenses work with Nikon and canon?
Warning: as a non-camera-brand lens, there is never any guarantee that this Tokina lens will always work perfectly with every possible camera, especially with cameras you might buy many years from now. Neither Nikon nor Canon want any part of you using non-camera brand lenses on their cameras. This is the chance you take with off-brand lenses.