Tokina launches ATX-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF lens and Updates Lens Roadmap

Tokina has announced the ATX-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF lens which is designed for use with Canon and Nikon DSLRs.

Available for Canon EF and Nikon F mounts, the Tokina ATX-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF lens contains three aspherical elements along with three low dispersion elements. Other features include a 9-blade diaphragm and a One-Touch Focus Clutch mechanism.

Offering a 17.6-32mm equivalent focal length, the new Tokina lens also has a water-resistant top coat and a multi-layer lens coating.

The US price of the Tokina atx-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF Lens is $529, and it is available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. In addition the lens manufacturer released updated lens roadmap for 2020. See below for more dteails.  Continue reading “Tokina launches ATX-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF lens and Updates Lens Roadmap”

Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Cinema Lens Announced

Tokina announced a new 25-75mm T2.9 cinema lens for  Canon PL, EF, Sony E, MFT, and Nikon F mounts.

Tokina Cinema introduces the 25-75mm T2.9 cinema lens. The new lens is a small size ground-up true cinema design featuring a compact 174mm overall length, industry standard 0.8 MOD cinema gears, T2.9 iris, 86mm filter thread, and 95mm front diameter for common cinema accessories.

The new 25-75mm T2.9 is designed to cover super35+ type sensors up to 36mm image circle size. The larger 36mm image circle enables native coverage of RED Helium 8K, RED Dragon 6K, RED Monstro 6K, Alexa LF in 4K UHD, as well as popular cinema and mirrorless cameras from Canon, Blackmagic Design, and Panasonic in 4K DCI or 4K UHD.

When paired with the Tokina Cinema 1.6x Expander for PL or EF mount versions, the lens becomes a compact size 40-120mm T4.2 that covers Full Frame and Vista Vision 6K and 8K size sensors.

The All New Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Cinema Lens

The 25-75mm is designed to match the mechanical and optical properties of the popular Tokina Cinema 50-135mm T2.9 MKII and 11- 20mm T2.9 zoom lenses. The 25-75mm retains optical design features similar to the 11-20mm T2.9 and 50-135mm T2.9 MKII including parfocal design to retain focus while zooming, limited focus breathing, and low distortion. The addition of the 25-75mm completes a 3-lens set of cinema zooms covering 11mm super wide angle to 135mm telephoto at a price of less than $12,000 USD for all three lenses. Suggested retail price for the 25-75mm T2.9 is $5799 USD and will ship in Spring 2021. All lenses in the series feature an interchangeable mount between PL, EF, Sony E, MFT, and Nikon F mounts.

Best Photo Gear of 2020 : TIPA Awards

Here is the best photo gear of 2020 according to the TIPA World Awards 2020 winners list. The Technical Imaging Press Association (TIPA) has announced the winners of its 2020 awards honoring the best products in the photography industry in 2020.

The awards cover everything from cameras and lenses to photography services and tech and design accolades. Here are the 2020 winners: Continue reading “Best Photo Gear of 2020 : TIPA Awards”

New Tokina Lenses 2020 Line-up Announced

Tokina reveals updated 2020 lens roadmap with new lenses for DSLR, mirrorless cameras.

For their 70th anniversary, Tokina officially announce Tokina new lens line-up which will be released in 2020 year. This new Tokina lenses 2020 line-up was originally planned to be presented at the biggest annual Asian Camera and Imaging photo show CP+2020 (Yokohama, Japan). Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the show was canceled.

New Tokina APS-C DSLR Lens for Canon and Nikon: Continue reading “New Tokina Lenses 2020 Line-up Announced”

Update on Tokina Compatibility Notice for Nikon Z6, Z7 and Z50 Cameras

Tokina issued another update on the compatibility of Tokina F-mount lenses with Nikon Z 6, Nikon Z 7 and Nikon Z 50 mirrorless cameras.

Previously, Tokina has published a compatibility noticed for Nikon Z-series owners, regarding a few issues the company came across while ‘thoroughly’ testing the functionality of its F-mount lenses when used on Z-series cameras with Nikon’s FTZ Mount Adapter. Continue reading “Update on Tokina Compatibility Notice for Nikon Z6, Z7 and Z50 Cameras”

Tokina 85mm f/1.8 FE prime for full-frame Sony cameras

Tokina has announced the release of its new atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless camera systems. It is the debut lens for Tokina’s atx-m series of mirrorless lenses that will include lenses for multiple mounts and sensor formats.

The Tokina 85mm f/1.8 FE lens features a clean design with high quality optics housed in a beautifully anodized, semi-satin black metal lens barrel. The fast f/1.8 aperture is perfect for portraits, low light shooting and produces beautiful bokeh.

Tokina 85mm f/1.8 FE lens will hit shelves around the world on February 7, 2020 for an estimated street price of $500 (preorder it now at BHphoto and Adorama). It will compete against Sony’s already budget-friendly and affordable product, FE 85mm f/1.8 currently sells for $599. Continue reading “Tokina 85mm f/1.8 FE prime for full-frame Sony cameras”

Tokina ATX-i 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens for APS-c DSLRs

The new Tokina atx-i 11-16mm F2.8 CF is an ultra wide angle zoom lens for APS-C sensor Canon & Nikon DSLR cameras.

The ultra-wide 11-16mm focal length is ideal for shooting landscapes, interiors, nightscapes, and group shots, while the constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 offers great performance in low light shooting, with exceptional depth of field control.

The design of this lens is the same as Tokina opera series. US price is $449. Shipping will begin on November 8, 2019. It is also a direct replacement for the current 11-16mm f/2.8 model.

Tokina atx-i 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens ($449): Canon EFNIkon F. Check also Adorama, and Amazon  Continue reading “Tokina ATX-i 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens for APS-c DSLRs”

Tokina ATX-I 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens for Canon & Nikon Mount to be Announced Soon

Tokina will soon announce a new lens for DSLR cameras with APS-c image sensor. The new Tokina ATX-I 11-16mm f/2.8 CF lens will available for Canon EF mount and Nikon F mount.

The new lens will be called Tokina ATX-I 11-16mm f/2.8 CF lens. The Japanese price for this lens is 54,800, US price around $500.

This lens will be officially announced this week, and the release date is on November 8th, 2019. Continue reading “Tokina ATX-I 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens for Canon & Nikon Mount to be Announced Soon”

What’s New in Adobe Lightroom Classic 8.3 (May 2019)

Adobe released Lightroom Classic version 8.3 (May 2019) updates with new Texture Control, Defringe, Batch editing and Flat-Field Correction. What’s new in Adobe Lightroom Classic 8.3 (May 2019) version with  new cameras as well as the new lenses.

The May releases to the Adobe Photography lineup include a number of significant updates that help you become a better photographer, easily collaborate, and take your editing to the next level. Download the latest Lightroom updates today in the iOS App Store, the Google Play Store, and using the Creative Cloud desktop app.

Check out the list below for the list of supported cameras and lenses. Continue reading “What’s New in Adobe Lightroom Classic 8.3 (May 2019)”

Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE Macro Lens for Sony E-Mount

Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE Macro lens now officially announced. Designed for Sony E-Mount cameras, Tokina FíRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE MACRO is the second lens in FíRIN series designed to help shooting artistic photos of people, landscape or things at a very close distance, allowing to see the details that human eyes would hardly see.

The US price is $599 (£579 in the UK). Pre-orders are now open at Adorama and B&H. Sample photos from the Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE AF Macro lens for E-mount are available here and here. Continue reading “Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE Macro Lens for Sony E-Mount”