First of all, there really isn't anything "wrong" with this lens, it's just that there isn't quite enough "right" with this lens! I had a non-BIM Tamron 17-50 f2.8 that I loved. Unfortunately, it was stolen and I chose this Tokina 16-50 f2.8 lens as the replacement. I already knew that Tokina's build quality was on a par with Nikon's pro lenses, so that was the deciding factor in that decision. The Tokina lens is fast (f2.8), has a little more reach on the short end compared to Tamron, ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
Tokina AF-X Pro 16-50mm f/2.8 DX
It kept causing errors that locked up camera. Sent it back three times to get fixed. Tokina was very good about warranty honoring and replaced internals twice but after a short time started acting up again. I tried it on other bodies but had same problems on them. You can see through the view finder but it looks dull like a shade is in front. When I did not use for a while it would work again for a while. Tried it on a 50d, 40d, rebel xt. I wanted to like this lens but it makes a better ...View review in forums Leave a comment on this review
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