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Tokina AT-X 28-70 F2.8

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Tokina AT-X 28-70 F2.8

Tokina AT-X 28-70 F2.8
Tokina AT-X 28-70 F2.8
Tokina AT-X 28-70 F2.8
Tokina AT-X 28-70 F2.8

max. aperture: 2.8
min. aperture: 22
focal range(mm): 28-70
elements/group: 16/12
angle of view: 75,3 - 34,3
aperture blades: 8
min. focus distance(mm): 700
filter rotate focusing: Yes
filter rotate zooming: No
max. magnification: data needed
filter diameter(mm): 72
Mount Type: Pentax KAF2/KAF (screwdrive AF)
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Registered: July, 2018
Posts: 1
Lens Review Date: August 4, 2018 I can recommend this lens: Yes | Price: $180.00 | Rating: 9 

Pros: Sharpness, low distortion.
Cons: None
Sharpness: 9    Aberrations: 9    Bokeh: 8    Handling: 9    Value: 9    Camera Used: FF, Crop   

A sharp compact lens. Build is solid, mostly metal, with 72mm filters.

This lens is crisp, sharp from F/2.8. Edge to edge sharpness is very good even on full frame.

Distortion is minimal.

On crop cameras, the extra length makes a useful portrait lens.

Colour is good and fairly neutral.
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Registered: December, 2013
Posts: 1

2 users found this helpful
Lens Review Date: August 12, 2015 I can recommend this lens: Yes | Price: $185.00 | Rating: 9 

Pros: wide aperture, solid built (metal), goodlooking 72mm filter size
Cons: rotating front element
Sharpness: 9    Aberrations: 9    Bokeh: 9    Handling: 9    Value: 9    Camera Used: K-7   

Good old lens which has much better built quality than the modern lenses. No dust problem at all unlike tamrons. Multicoated optics still works great. AF speed is impressive, even faster than other brands.

Good portrait lens. Bokeh is smooth and creamy with subject remaining crisp.

Range as general purpose lens or kit replacement make this great for use as a walkabout lens.

This non-pro version deliver tack sharp images even at F2.8, when stop down to F4 this version performs razor sharp images.

There is no notable distortion with the lens being usable right through the range. Acceptable clarity wide open, and getting dangerously sharp from F4.

This is a very handy lens at a very nice price, hardly recommended.
New Member

Registered: December, 2013
Posts: 23
Lens Review Date: August 6, 2015 I can recommend this lens: Yes | Price: $200.00 | Rating: 9 

Pros: Sharp! Even wide open. Good build, feels quite solid.
Cons: none
Sharpness: 10    Aberrations: 8    Bokeh: 10    Handling: 8    Value: 10    Camera Used: k-01   

Love this lens. Impressive build quality.
Nice colors
Nice bokeh wide opened
Nice Saturated colors (better than the tamron 28-75)

I prefer this lens over the tamron 28-75 on the overall picture rendition.
The build quality is full metal solid compared to the full plastic Tamron.
AF is very fast even in low light but you feel the torque due to the weight of the focus element.

Great value for money. As sharp as the Tamron, maybe even better at f4 and above.
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