Sunday September 27, 2020

Looking For Some Good Lens? Here’s What You Can Buy

If you using Nikon cameras and looking for some good lens to go with it, you are in the right place. Professionals swear by this lens and its ultra-wide zoom feature, the tokina 11-16 mm. It has drawn some attention in the community for its image quality and sharpness. See for yourself, why this lens is the best option for Nikon and Canon lovers.

Tokina 11-16 mm for Nikon

Tokina 11-16 mm is currently the world’s sharpest and fastest ultrawide camera lens for digital cameras like Nikon DX, D60, D40 or D40x. this lens is available at a bargain price which makes it so popular among all lenses. If you are using a Nikon DX DSLR, then Tokina 11-16 mm is the lens for you. Compared to price, it can be said that this is even better than Nikon’s own lenses.

There is also a way you can make this lens work on Canon full frame cameras and Nikon FX model. You simply take off the filter and its hood and this lens will go as wide as 15 mm. it does gives some soft corners, but this does not matter on film or FX. If you plan to shoot using a Nikon D3, then you can go as wide as 13 mm. It can also work quite well on a F4 film camera.

Tokina Landscape Photography
Alpine Landscape Photography by Kewl

Tokina 11-16 mm for Canon

Many photojournalist often use Tokina 11-16 mm with Canon 6D cameras. It is great for shooting landscapes and street photography. Travel journalists also use this lens in various locations. The main strength is the focal range, which is sharp and produces less distortion. Any other distortion can easily be corrected in Lightroom. It is really great for outdoor shoots, as the built is strong. The aperture of F/2.8 is also an additional benefit, if you plan to shoot in low light situations.

Tokina Landscape Photography
Photo by Klaus Dieter vom Wangenheim

Tokina 11-16 mm Astrophotography

The wide angle lens coupled with the f/2.8 aperture is great for shooting photos in the night sky. Tokina is much better than your typical lens kit. It is designed to provide some great optical quality, along with super cool features like One Touch Focus Clutch Mechanism and Water Resistant elements. The bonus point here is the aperture with is 9-bladed to create a smooth out of focus area.

If you like shooting with wide angle lens, then Tokina 11-16 mm is the one for you. You can use your creative mind to take some good shots of landscapes and the night sky. You can get really smooth images of waterfall and forests. The high ISOs enable you to take some great shot of the stars. If you have read this till now, then you haven’t missed out on owning a great lens. All you need now is to go out and but one.

Tokina Astro Photography
Tokina Astro Photography by Andrew Jordan

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Does Tokina 11-16 mm work on full frame?

Yes, Tokina works well with DX crop sensor on a full frame camera. That is why it is compatible with most of the Nikon and Canon models and also some models of Fujifilm.

Does Tokina 11-20 mm work on full frame?

The tokina 11-20 mm ultra wide angle lens is an APS-C lens which can work well on certain full frame camera and 16-20 mm film. It should also work with 35 mm film.

Which is better, full frame or crop sensor?

Generally speaking full frame cameras provide a better quality image owing to its high ISO performance than a crop sensor. But it has a shallow depth of field than a crop sensor DSLR. Thus, it depends on your requirement which quality you prefer in your photos.

Do professionals use crop sensor cameras?

Yes, crop sensor cameras like Nikon D500, Panasonic G9, Fujifilm X-T3 nad Olympus EM-1 MK II are all used by professional photographers around the world. Not to mention Tokina 11-16 mm lens all go with it.



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