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* Tokina 16-28 Review

* Tokina 16-28 Review
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Many people will be baffled by the expensive price tag of this Tokina 16-28 full frame ultra wide angle lens. The price tag can rival those of the original Canon and Nikon full frame wide angle lens. Is the price tag justified? Will the optical quality match or exceed the original lenses? Or will it be even worse as...

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* Tokina 16.5-135 Review

* Tokina 16.5-135 Review
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The Tokina 16.5-135 (yes, what a weird focal length…) is the newest Tokina long zoom lens made for Canon and Nikon DSLR camera. It is also Tokina’s first try in making a long zoom lens with variable aperture. Given the excellent lineups of budget long zoom lens from Canon and Nikon, does the Tokina still has...

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* Tokina 80-400 Review

* Tokina 80-400 Review
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The Tokina 80-400 lens is an excellent choice should one need a long range telephoto reach but do not want to spend extravagant amount of money to purchase the f/2.8 constant aperture lens. Tokina also made this lens very well and attractively priced for what it offers. However, people’s concern is this: most lens,...

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* Tokina 12-24 II Review

* Tokina 12-24 II Review
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The Tokina 12-24 II is an update to the famous Tokina 12-24 lens. Some people think that the update is meant for Nikon DSLR user since they are the only one who is getting the benefit of the new motor feature. Entry level Nikon DSLR such as D60 or D5100 will be able to autofocus using this new lens. If you are a Canon...

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* Tokina 11-16 Review

* Tokina 11-16 Review
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The Tokina 11-16 has been getting a lot of buzz lately. Many people swear by its optical sharpness and build quality. I got my hands on this lens and I have to say positive things on my initial impression. However, you need to remember that this Tokina is a third party lens. There are other wide angle lens made by Canon...

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* Tokina 12-24 Review

* Tokina 12-24 Review
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The Tokina 12-24 lens is an excellent lens with sharp optics and great build… that’s what the fans said. Some even said that it is the best ultra wide angle lens ever made. It is made for Canon and Nikon DSLR camera. At the first handling of this lens, build quality is amazingly excellent. How about the...

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* Tokina 16-50 Review

* Tokina 16-50 Review
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This fast f/2.8 Tokina 16-50 lens is regarded by many as the go to lens for their cropped sensor Nikon or Canon DSLR camera. The zoom range is absolutely convenience and the f/2.8 aperture looks really interesting as well. This is one of the reason why we decided to test this lens out. How does this lens fare in our...

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* Tokina 50-135 Review

* Tokina 50-135 Review
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The Tokina 50-135mm is a great telephoto lens for cropped sensor DSLR sensor. It will give out the equivalent of ~ 70-200mm focal length which is what people often use for telephoto shots. The problem with this lens is it’s very hard to get nowadays due to imbalance between supply and demand. Don’t worry,...

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* Tokina 35mm f2.8 Macro Review

* Tokina 35mm f2.8 Macro Review
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The Tokina 35mm f2.8 Macro lens looks like a strange combination of normal and macro lens. Most people will not want to use their normal lens and macro lens because they want more working distance when shooting macro. I was interested in this lens since it looks like a good specimen to test And what about the result?...

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* Tokina 100mm Macro Review

* Tokina 100mm Macro Review
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The Tokina 100mm Macro lens is a good alternative to the original Canon 100mm and the original Nikon 105mm lens. Most people can save a lot of money by purchasing this lens from Tokina. Does it deliver good quality though? What about when it’s compared to the Canon and Nikon equivalent? Does this Tokina stand a...

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