Tokina fills out the focal length of a popular favorite
By Julia Silber on October 23, 2013
Tokina has recently shown remarkable success in controlling distortion at ultrawide focal lengths, while keeping prices low. This new 12–28mm f/4 AT-X Pro DX wide-angle zoom for Canon and Nikon APS-C bodies ($599, street) continues that fine trend.
Packing LightJimmy Chin captured climber Conrad Anker using a 12–24mm f/4G Zoom- Nikkor IF-ED AF-S DX on a Nikon D2X body.Somewhere between the consumer’s variable-aperture kit lens and the pro’s constant-aperture f/2.8 monster reigns the light and compact f/4 zoom. New models are coming on the market, and photographers—professionals and amateurs alike—are flocking to them. Why now?