Reviews and Problems with Tokina AT-X 116 Pro DX AF 11-16mm f/2.8
Showing 1-10 of 17
... well as advertised but the clarity is not very good. another thing is if you are getting this ...
22 December 2014
Summary: the lens works well as advertised but the clarity is not very good. another thing is if you are getting this for sony i should warn you that it is not all that fast when it comes to focusing, but still it can capture a great picture as long as u understand how the lens works
Summary: Extra-wide and extra-fast (for this price), this lens fills an undeniable need. But I have mixed feelings about this lens. My comments are based on use with a Sony a55. This lens confuses the camera's autofocus like no other.
Summary: Used this on a Canon 70D b/c I wanted to be able to get some tighter shots. While this did allow for it, the distortion was too much for me. Seemed to have a very soft focus and not a fan of the focal ring also doubling as the switch for AF/MF, felt very cheap.
Good but your forced to deal with the quarks because of the lack of options by others.
3 February 2014
Summary: Disclaimer : i've only been shooting with a dslr for just over a year. I'm still learning and teaching myself. In NO shape or form would i classify myself as someone with a professional level of understanding photography, BUT i'm better then your avg person..
Summary: I read so many glowing reviews about this lens I decided to sell the Sigma 10-20 and purchase this one because of the f/2.8 aperture. The first copy I received had SEVERE purple and green fringing. I returned it for another copy and it had the same issues but not as bad.
Summary: Having read many glowing reviews I thought I would give it a shot in the Nikon variant. Initially I had a sigma 10-20 4-5.6 EX and the 2.8 aperture was awfully tempting. I sold the sigma and got the tokina 11-16 f/2.8.
Summary: If your looking for ultra-wide, AND fast, you cannot do any better than the Tokina 11-16. f2.8 cannot be beat at this focal length. Because this lens is so great, availability is hit or miss. I purchased mine locally for $650 when you couldn't find a Canon mount version for under $1000 online.
Summary: This lens has the POTENTIAL to be a great lens, and it probably is! The build quality is great, the manual focus clutch is a great idea and at first glance it seemed to produce great pictures with very little barrel distortion or chromatic aberrations.
Summary: It feels very well made, and the focus/focal length rings are nice and solid with a feeling of security. I bought this for my Nikon D90. No particular reason for choosing this over the Mk II other than a saving of $50ish, and the possibility that my camera's focus motor might be quicker than the...