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9.1 out of 10

Tokina 12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro APS-C

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Reviews and Problems with Tokina 12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro APS-C

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Overall 10

Great Wide Angle

Teej, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: This lens has been great so far. The range is great and photos have been sharp. For the price this is a great lens. The weight is also appropriate. Without going up to the higher priced cannon lenses this is a great purchase.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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Overall 10

Great lens

LXII, B&H Photo
6 February 2014
  • Excerpt: I've used both the Tokina 11-16 and this Tokina 12-28. I have to say that losing the stop of light and 1mm of range doesn't hurt. The ability to go from an ultra-wide 12mm to a near-regular 23mm (acts like a 35mm on a crop lens) is perfect for automotive photography, shooting in a smaller room, and even astrophotography. The build feels incredibly sturdy and solid, with the AF/MF ring providing a comforting snap back and forth.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 8

Fantastic Lens!

JMK, B&H Photo
9 November 2013
  • Excerpt: I'm not a pro, I'll start with that to temper the remarks appropriately. I am loving this lens, I haven't even used my 50mm at all since buying it, it's been that fun. I mostly shoot outdoors, landscapes, taking it on hikes etc. I had originally purchased the 11-16mm but the range was too restrictive, so I opted for this to get a little more usefulness out of it.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 6

Test it out first if you can!

27 October 2013
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens to fill in for a Tokina 12-24 I've had for about 5 years. My 12-24 has been a real workhorse (shooting architectural jobs)and it needed to be sent in to repair a focusing problem that has suddenly popped up. The 12-28 is actually an upgrade for my old model and I was looking for at least as good an item as my old one. Well, that was not to be! This new lens has a severe softening of the image on the lower right side of anything shot wide open.
  • Pros: Rugged
  • Cons: Blurry Focus
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Overall 8

Nice Focal Length

Tyg5, Adorama
24 September 2013
  • Excerpt: I use this on a C100 which is a similar sized sensor to an APSC camera. I shoot a lot of run-and-gun corporate work and don't have time for prime lenses. I was looking at Tokina because they make high quality wide angle zooms and I didn't like Canon's offerings in both their ef-s and L series lineup in this category.
  • Pros: Good Focal length, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 10

Great bang for the buck!

Alex, B&H Photo
14 September 2013
  • Excerpt: This is the first glass I bought to use with my Canon T2i. I purchased my camera about a year ago with the kit lens (18-55 and 55-250). I wanted to get a wide angle and try out shooting landscapes with it (which I haven't done yet). Anyway, this glass seems durable and well-constructed. It's a bit heavier than what I expected but that's because of it's many elements...which is a good thing. I've used this glass in a recent friend's wedding and reception afterwards.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy, Lens Creep
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