Tokina AT-X 16-28mm F2.8 Pro FX Review

May 10, 2011 | Mark Goldstein | |

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Reviews of the Tokina AT-X 16-28mm F2.8 Pro FX from around the web. »

Price-wise the Tokina is, of course, competitive - it's roughly a third-less expensive than the Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 USM L. The comparatively narrow zoom range may be somewhat disturbing for some but the truth is that this allows a higher performance ... at least on paper ... and most users will not need a longer setting than 28mm because this focal length range is already covered by standard zoom lenses.
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Its most remarkable strength? An unparalleled ability to control distortion. DxO Analyzer 3.2 tests found only Imperceptible distortion across the focal lengths. No lens this wide has come this close to distortion-free imaging in recent memory—the comparable Canon’s distortion was Slight to Visible at the wide end. Equally remarkable: The Tokina produced no edge falloff at any focal length.
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