Tokina AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO SD IF FX
Tokina will introduce a new Tokina AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO SD IF FX Lens. The new Tokina AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO SD IF FX Lens will feature a Ring-type ultrasonic motor and image stabilization. It will be similar to Canon’s 70-200 f/4 L IS but, it will be little bit shorter, wider and focus closer.
Designed keeping in mind the requirements of mainly full-frame DSLR users the Tokina AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO SD IF FX is a medium-telephoto lens that offers a 70-200mm focal length range. The fast constant f/4 aperture is a great feature to have. for users preferring to use this for fast action, sports or even wild life photography the wide aperture of f/4 is going to be suitable for the purpose of handling tricky lighting conditions and or creating a soft bokeh (blurring or out of focus effect) of the subject’s background. A zoom range of 70-200mm means the lens is suitable for a decent amount of coverage for full frame users. Mounted on a crop APS-C body the lens will have a 1.5x focal length multiplication effect which will give it the same field of view as a 105-300mm lens mounted on a full frame body.
The best part of the lens is the image stabilization feature that ensures that the lens is steady even when hand-held and shooting. For users shooting wildlife and or sports or fast action photography and often not having a tripod to rest the camera system on badly misses a image stabilization system in the lens. The lens has a close minimum focusing distance of 1 meter.
The lens has both internal focusing mechanism and zoom which means a non-protruding lens barrel. Tokina has also provided a ring-type ultrasonic focusing motor which ensures that the lens is fast and silent when auto-focusing.
Focal length: 70-200mm
Max Aperture: f/4
Minimum Focusing Distance: 1.0m
Remarks: Ultrasonic motor, built-in image stabilization