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Tokina AT-X 17-35 F4 PRO FX
8.6 out of 10

Tokina AT-X 17-35 F4 PRO FX

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Reviews and Problems with Tokina AT-X 17-35 F4 PRO FX

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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Amazondanjb, Amazon
5 March 2015
Overall 2
2.0

Avoid this lens

MD, Amazon
4 March 2015
  • Summary: Do not buy this. This lens failed on me the day I started using it. Sent it back to Tokina and it was returned with the same problem. Now I'm sending it back again.
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Overall 2
2.0

DANGEROUS to your camera. Do not buy.

Lawrence D'anna, Amazon
23 December 2014
  • Summary: When zoomed out to 17mm, the rear element of this lens can block the return path of your camera's mirror! I did this a couple times on my D750 before I realized what was happening. What I observed was that aft er taking a shot, the mirror would get stuck in the up position. The only thing that would bring it back down is to zoom in a little bit. It doesn't seem to have damaged the mirror yet, but I'm sure not going to keep trying.
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Overall 2
2.0

Monumental design failure, or did I get a dud lens?

Rolf H Gibbs, Amazon
8 September 2014
  • Summary: On my Nikon D600, when I open the lens up to it's widest (17mm), the inner lens actually touches the camera mirror and stops it from closing again after taking the shot. If I want to see through the viewfinder again (for example to take another picture!), I have to twist the zoom to a less wide setting to release the mirror. This is an inexcusable design failure for a camera built for Nikon mount. Has anyone else encountered this problem?
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Overall 2
2.0

Goes dead after 35 days!

AVS, Adorama
10 June 2013
  • Excerpt: I was a fan of Tokina 11-16DX lens and had it in my bag for years. So I did not hesitate to buy this one after FX upgrade. I was pleased with build and image quality for all 35 days I used it. Only to find it broken last Friday. Aperture lever no longer controls aperture and there is a rattling sound when I shake it. I am stunned. Adorama obviously refers me to Tokina. Now my investment is tied for unforseable future.
  • Pros: Image quality, Profile In Lightroom4, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Unreliable
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Overall 2
2.0

This lens sucks!

Brandon, Amazon
24 March 2012
  • Summary: I can't believe that a lens can be this horrifically soft. I used to rock the Tokina 11-16 EF-S on my Canon 7D and it was pretty good. Not the sharpest, but definitely passable for the price and ultra wide angle with minimal distortion. When I bought my 5D mark iii, I sold the Tokina 11-16 and bought this 17-35 to replace it (since the 5D is full format and not compatible with EF-S lenses).
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Overall 2
2.0

Rubbish

booney, Amazon
13 June 2014
  • Summary: To soft a focus should have sent back but will have to keep it now but will learn for another day
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