Tokina just lately introduced its new 11-18mm f/2.8 ATX-M lens for Sony E-mount APS-C cameras. It is an inexpensive ultra-wide zoom that may be proper at house on the APS-C Sony Alpha mirrorless hybrid.
Tokina has an extended and established historical past of producing high quality, inexpensive wide-angle lenses for APS-C sized sensors. His 11-16mm F2.8 lens was a staple within the luggage of many shooters again within the days of Sony F3, FS700, Canon C300, RED ONE, and so on. Lately, the 11-20mm F2.8 has taken on that mantra. Each of these lenses I simply talked about are nonetheless accessible and they’re an excellent marriage of worth and efficiency.
The brand new 11-18mm f/2.8 ATX-M lens is designed from the bottom up, particularly for APS-C Sony mirrorless cameras. It is smaller and 40% lighter than its DSLR cousin, the 11-16mm f/2.8 ATX-I CF lens. This small dimension makes it a pleasant praise when used with mirrorless our bodies, particularly in case you plan to make use of with a gimbal or drone.
The optical building of the lens consists of 13 components in 11 teams. There are two round components and two super-low dispersion components for chromatic aberration and coma management, in addition to a 9-blade spherical aperture with 7.4″ close-focus functionality. The lens has a 67mm entrance filter diameter and a detailed focus functionality of seven.4″ / 18.79cm.
The ST-M motor is designed to offer near-silent autofocus operation and is suitable with Sony’s 5-axis picture stabilization system. Handbook focus, MF help mode, Eye AF and in-camera optical correction know-how are additionally supported.
worth and availability
The Tokina 11-18mm f/2.8 ATX-M Lens for Sony E is now accessible for $599 USD.