Tokina 20-35mm F3.5-4.5 II AF A-mount lens review by Derek

reviewer#4207 date: Oct-10-2008
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:KM 18-70
Sigma 21-35
Minolta 24-85
price paid:39 GBP (used)
positive:Sharpness
Colour
Build
Propre manual focussing ring
negative:Distortion at 20 mm
comment:Very sharp lens (MTF 3.3)
For the price I paid, an excellent acquisition.
Distortion very noticeable at 20mm but only on the close up shots (brick wall).

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 12
  • sharpness: 4.58
  • color: 4.50
  • build: 4.83
  • distortion: 4.17
  • flare control: 4.17
  • overall: 4.45
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