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01-12-2013, 08:03 AM   #1
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Tokina 17/3.5 RMC

I purchased this lens in amongst a bunch of Pentax M primes and I am really thinking it is an unexpected cherry.
1s @f8 Iso 100


1/4 @f8 iso 100



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very nice...my widest prime is a 50 so I`m just anxious to get something wider (besides my zooms)...very nice indeed
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Awesome. I got the AT-X 17mm 3.5 for video work...but it is (unfortunately) for the Canon mount.
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f5.8 1/60 iso 80; Winter's evening meadow

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I have one these. Must be from the 90īs, and originally bought for film bodies. Nevertheless it has served me very well. With a FF body it produces an impressive field of view without too much distortion. Wide open contrast is a bit so and so, but stopped down it is a very capable lens. With a wideangle you can usually afford to stop down 1/2 or 1 stop without difficulties.

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My hometown cropped to a panoramic 3:1 view.

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I'm a big fan of this on a film body - it's a really nice lens.

A couple on Ektar with a Super A from around San Francisco



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QuoteOriginally posted by Cuchulainn:
I'm a big fan of this on a film body - it's a really nice lens.

I found this lens quite remarkable too - *especially on film* - altough I am in the middle of my Ektar roll, but I did try it on Kodak Gold 200 an 400 - just for fun of using it and some testing both films and the equipment. Here are pictures Xlinked from other place, I thought it would be still relevant :

Kodak Gold 200, Tokina 17mm, Pentax Z1p


quite grainy but somehow charming - looking forward to seeing my results with Ektar 100
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Three shot Pano using the 17/3.5 RMS


I took same series at the same time with the DA15 Ltd and the Tokina was the winner of that round for detail.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Schmidlapper Quote
Three shot Pano using the 17/3.5 RMS
Stunning image! How on earth you've managed to keep the clouds aligned between the shots - weren't they moving ?
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Stunning image! How on earth you've managed to keep the clouds aligned between the shots - weren't they moving ?
Pure luck probably. I would say the whole pano series of three shots took less than 15 seconds from start to finish. I had already pre determined the three shot locations with overlap and noted the degree marks on my tripod, and once I started; I shot, moved to next mark, shot, moved to next mark and shot, so I guess the secret was technique or preparation. I used PS Elements 10, New Panoramic, function for the heavy lifting of stitching the three shots together. I have this shot printed and framed as a 6" x 24" photo hanging in my dining room now. I used online merchant Zazzles who printed and custom framed it quite nicely.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Schmidlapper Quote
Pure luck probably. I would say the whole pano series of three shots took less than 15 seconds from start to finish. I had already pre determined the three shot locations with overlap and noted the degree marks on my tripod, and once I started; I shot, moved to next mark, shot, moved to next mark and shot, so I guess the secret was technique or preparation. I used PS Elements 10, New Panoramic, function for the heavy lifting of stitching the three shots together. I have this shot printed and framed as a 6" x 24" photo hanging in my dining room now. I used online merchant Zazzles who printed and custom framed it quite nicely.
Excellent results with your technique - hopefully will employ it somehow someday
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