Tokina AT-X 828 AF PRO 80-200mm f/2.8

Started Jun 18, 2011 | Discussions thread
SungiBr
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Re: Tokina AT-X 828 AF PRO 80-200mm f/2.8
In reply to brandrx, Jun 18, 2011

Hi,

I own one, and although i can use it for some aplication, it is definetely a bad lens

It have a very pronouced Purple fringing on 2,8 at most situations that you have a moderate level of contrast. And in general, it have a blueish color cast on both mine K10d an K5 bodies.

Of course, i could have get a really bad copy, so if you could get it and test it, it would be better.

Other things that might annoy you is that Af is somewhat slow, and i can't get it focus pin sharp, even with af adjust +10 on K5. But if focus is right, it really is sharp, even at 2.8

Try this pics. Those are the better i could get with the lens.

One more thing: i get mine on ebay, and couldn't test or return the lens. Very sad
http://www.flickr.com/photos/38231653@N06/5627102876/in/photostream/

brandrx wrote:

I just spotted a Tokina AT-X 828 AF PRO 80-200mm f/2.8 Lens for Pentax (Item # 320715736214) in the fleabay for US $580 if anyone is interested. I don't know if a Tokina 80-200mm f2.8 Image Quality is good or bad. In fact, I know nothing about it. Other folks might know.

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Pentax K10D Pentax K-5 II Pentax smc DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED AL (IF) SDM Pentax smc FA 31mm F1.8 AL Limited Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 +1 more
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