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Tokina 12-24mm f/4.0 ATX-124 AF PRO DX
8.1 out of 10

Tokina 12-24mm f/4.0 ATX-124 AF PRO DX

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Overall 10
10

VERY solid lens, ran over it with my pickup-truck

Timothy D. Stoltenburg "Stoltenburg", Amazon
20 February 2013
  • Summary: No joke, I ran over this thing during a busy film day with my Chevy 3500. Felt a "bump" while backing up, and was immediatly horiffied to become aware that my camera bag was not in the truck with me. I hopped out, and sure enough, ran over the bag with the lens inside.
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Overall 10
10

my favorite lens!

Nathanael Lacaria, Amazon
27 January 2011
  • Summary: this thing is a BEAST. I've dropped, gone climbing with it, bounced it off rocks, and it keeps trucking. Pictures are crisp and effortless. Sure it's heavy, but it has to be in order to be so awesome.
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Overall 10
10

Wonderful!

Marx Lives, Amazon
26 December 2010
  • Summary: I am an amateur photographer. I live in a 7 months long overcast town. I bought this lens to get more light in. I like this lens every way you look at it. It is actually sharp and it is light. To walk around, I carry this lens and my 35mm. Do not need much more than these!
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Overall 10
10

Fanstastic lens!

Heather, Amazon
21 December 2010
  • Summary: This lens is super sharp, has great color and contrast, and the ultra wide angle is fun to shoot with, all at a bargain price! Has just enough weight to feel solid, but not too heavy. I'd buy it again in a heartbeat.
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Overall 10
10

Great lens at a great price...

Richard P. Crowe "rpcrowe", Amazon
18 June 2010
  • Summary: I have used this lens for several years now and I am extremely satisfied with it. I consider the image quality excellent and it is built like a tank. I have to admit that I do not use this lens for the majority of my photography but, only when I need an ultra wide lens for my Canon 1.6x cameras.
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Overall 10
10

great lens

Dave J. Roy, Amazon
16 March 2010
  • Summary: Great lens. If you are looking for a wide angle lens at a great price, this is it. The photos are very clear and super wide. Everything is very smooth and solid. You will not be disapointed.
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Overall 10
10

Sharpest Lens I Ever Owned

Stone Blue, Amazon
9 October 2009
  • Summary: This is an amazing lens. I never owned a Canon L lens but I think this lens must be equal in quality, or close to it. The quality of this lens makes a big difference in the outcome of my photos. It's a little heavy compared to my other lenses but well worth the bother to have it along.
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

Photography Review
20 June 2009
Overall 10
10
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

sfpeter, Photography Review
20 June 2009
  • Summary: The 12-24mm Tokina is an ultrawide angle lens intended for DX sensor format cameras. It gets the job done, although it's not perfect. (Mine's is for a Nikon.) The build quality is good, and reliability wise I've had no problems in 3 years of service.
  • Pros: at F4 (constant) it's reasonably fast., Allows pictures to be taken that simply could not be done otherwise., Nice color rendition, contrast doesn't seem noticeably different from my other DX lenses., Autofocus is acceptably fast, but see below., Zoom scale is evenly and widely spaced, this is go...
  • Cons: As with all ultrawides using the sun hood is required, and it is a very big lens., Distortion is also an issue, which is common to ultrawides., The autofocus is a screw drive, so cameras lacking an internal focus motor (D40) are out of luck., No aperture ring for manual work., Past about 14mm the...
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Overall 10
10

best 400 dollars i ever spent

H. Messinger, Amazon
29 April 2009
  • Summary: for the past 3 years i have been shooting with a canon 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 as an every day lens and a canon 16-35mm f/2.8 when i could get my hands on one. after my professor and adviser recommended the tokina 12-24mm to me several times, i finally splurged and bought one. OH MAN do i love it.
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