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Tokina12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro APS-C Lens for Canon
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (3)
  • Strong construction (3)

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    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (4)
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    5.0

    Great Wide Angle

    By Teej

    from Aspen, CO

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action

      Comments about Tokina 12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro APS-C Lens for Canon:

      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.

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      5.0

      Great lens

      By LXII

      from Macon, GA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Durable
      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
      • Nice Bokeh
      • Rugged
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Tokina 12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro APS-C Lens for Canon:

        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.

        Sharpness from side to side and very minimal vignetting and distorion make this a 5/5 for me.

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        4.0

        Fantastic Lens!

        By JMK

        from Cambridge, ON, Canada

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
        • Rugged
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Tokina 12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro APS-C Lens for Canon:

        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. I am very impressed with the pictures that I've taken with it (and others love them as well which is a good sign!).

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        5.0

        Great bang for the buck!

        By Alex

        from Anaheim, CA

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • Heavy
        • Lens Creep

        Best Uses

        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Tokina 12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro APS-C Lens for Canon:

        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. Lighting was really poor during that occasion and weddings are probably one of the hardest occasion to shoot. Afterwards, I posted the pictures on my Facebook page and tagged some of the people I know. Lo and behold, all of them liked the pics. I've never had so many compliments on the pictures I've taken before prior to this incident. In fact, the groom asked me for a copy of the pictures I took during his wedding and said that they were "beautiful and wonderful."
        The only thing that I don't like so much about the glass is that it feels like scratching when I'm mounting it onto my Canon camera body. Maybe I just need to get used to it. Other than that, this lens is exceptional!

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