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Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X116 Pro DX II Lens

Product Summary

Overview

An upgrade of the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X116 Pro DX II as one significant improvement that makes the lens even more powerful and useful for pro photographers. The lens now features a silent focusing motor (for the Nikon mount) that enables the lens to auto-focus even on Nikon DSLRs that don’t have an AF motor built into the bodies. Apart from this lens now has a slightly better multi-coating to ensure better suppression of flares and ghosts.

The lens inherits all the goodies of the older brother; a fast aperture of f/2.8 that allows the lens to be used in really tough lighting conditions and get away with stunning pictures. If you’re looking for a bright lens that can handle your landscape and architectural shots or take care of a very tight group shot from a less maneuverable position then this is the go to lens. Arguably this one and its predecessor the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX are the sharpest ultra-wide angle lenses for a DX format camera. The angle of view of the lens is 104 – 84°.

The lens construction consists of 13 elements including two Super-Low Dispersion glass elements and two aspherical glass elements arranged in a total of 11 groups. 9 blades make up the lens diaphragm which enables it to have a wide aperture of f/2.8. The lens can also stop down all the way to f/22. The overall weight of the lens is 550 grams and it uses a filter of size 77mm. Available at Amazon | Adorama | B&H

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Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro DX II Lens Specifications

Zoom Range 11 – 16mm
Max Aperture f/2.8
Min Aperture f/22
Lens Construction E/G 13 Elements in 11 Groups
Coatings Multi-layer
Angle of View 104 – 84°
Min Focus Distance 1.0 ft (0.3 m)
Macro Ratio 1:11.6
Focusing Type Internal Focusing
Zoom Mode Rotary Zoon
Aperture Blades 9
Filter Size 77mm
Lens Width 3.3 in (84mm)
Lens Length 3.5 in (89.2mm)
Weight 1.2 lbs (550g)
Accessories Flower design Bayonet lens hood (BH77B)
Lens Hood BH-77B
Available Mounts Canon APS-C, Nikon APS-C
Compatibility The lens is designed for Digital cameras with APS-C sized CMOS and CCD sensors, not designed for cameras with Full Frame sensors. Please note, the Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX lens itself is not waterproof or water resistant. Will not AF when used on Nikon D40, D5000/5100, D3000/3100 or any other Nikon digital SLR body that does not have a built-in auto-focus drive gear.

 

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Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro DX II Available at Amazon | Adorama | B&H