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2 shots in a Lens Test (OLD Tokina 70-200)
Posted By: little laker, 07-11-2007, 06:31 PM

I should mention that I got this lens about 5-6 months ago, but never really tried it.
To be perfectly honest I was disapointed because it looks and feels Cheap
However there are 2 features that I really like about it.
1. It's light weight. It's got to be my lightest lens.
2. It's small. It's just a hair longer than the kit lens, and a lot narrower. And did I mention that it's a 70-200mm

Well I finally decided to try it, and what can I say. I'm impressed, and should have been using this lens all along

I've got several more quality pictures, but I like these 2 the best.




The only editing done was a mild crop on both pictures

I paid $50.00 for it from KEH, and I'm glad that I did

The event that I'm photographing un-officially starts tomorrow, so I'm looking forward to using this lens while photographing waist deep in the river (it'll cool me down a little)
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I dont know if its just me, but these photo's look a little bland, and way soft.
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Great Bird picture

Are you still really liking the lens? That picture of the bird is really super.
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Perhaps it is compression of his files when he posts as attachment. They are indeed soft and look like scanned slides.

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