Tokina 10-17/3.5-4.5 DX

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One of the most expected upcoming lenses is the Tokina 10-17/3.5-4.5 DX, a wide–angle lens for cropped frame sensor cameras like the EOS 30D and the Nikon D200. This lens is rumored to be based on Pentax’s similar lens, and rightfully so, since Tokina and Pentax are now collaborating for an extra to their products in the digital photography market.

This lens is part of an extensive roadmap from the lensmaker who plans to release several lenses designed specifically for APS-C type digital SLRs.

Curiously, this lens may put a good fight against Canon’s 10-22 offering, as well as Sigma’s budget standout, the 10-20 DC. Surely in the next few months, the good competition will be very beneficial for the consumers as it will surely lead to reasonable prices and better quality.

One Response to “Tokina 10-17/3.5-4.5 DX”

  1. […] … Weiterhin scheint Tokina in der Zwischenzeit ebenfalls mit neuen Objektiven in den Startlöchern zu stehen. Die Fotocommunity munkelt ja schon seit geraumer Zeit über das Tokina 10-17/3.5-4.5 DX, dass 16-50/2.8 DX, dass 17-135/3.5-5.6 DX und last not least das 50-135/2.8 DX. Preise stehen leider noch nicht fest. Die offizielle Vorstellung der Objektive wird pünktlich zur Photokina erwartet. Näheres an dieser Stelle unmittelbar nach Erscheinen! (Bildquelle: http://www.sigma-photo.co.jp) […]

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