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atx-i 11-20mm F2.8 CF | Wide Zoom
Drawing the Horizon
The Tokina atx-i 11-20mm F2.8 CF (CF means cropped frame) is designed as an ultra wide angle zoom lens for APS-C sensor DLSR cameras. It is the only f/2.8 fast ultra wide angle zoom lens for APS-C sized DSLR cameras on the current market*.
Focal length 11-20mm that covers equivalent angle of wide prime 18mm, 21mm, 24mm, 28mm lenses makes this lens attractive to be chosen after standard zoom lens or initially possessed wide angle zoom kit lens.
A constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 throughout the entire zoom range is realized to achieve great results in low light conditions, for depth of field control and easy manual shooting, while maintaining a reasonable size and weight.
Ultra-wide 11-20mm focal length
Ideal for shooting landscapes, interiors, nightscape, group shots, weddings
Constant maximum aperture of f/2.8
Great performance in low light conditions, exceptional depth of field control and easy manual management. Valuable feature for still and video shooters
Excellent optical performance
Edge-to-edge sharpness, reduced flares and ghosting, excellent contrast. Improved optical resolution
Improved AF accuracy
By updating the firmware
No problems with lens balancing and using graduated or polarizing filters
Easy to wipe and maintain the front element clean
One-touch Focus Clutch mechanism
Easy AF/MF switching without interruption of the shooting process
Greatly balanced cost performance
Reasonable pricing compared to high level of performance
To achieve an exceptional optical performance required for ultra wide angle zoom lens 3 aspherical glass elements and 3 Super-Low Dispersion glass elements were used in order to minimize distortion, manage spherical aberration and astigmatism while achieving excellent edge-to edge resolution and high contrast through the entire image.
Anti-reflective multi-layer coating improves light transmission and minimizes reflections while newly applied water-repellent coating makes wiping and cleaning the surface of the front glass element easier.
Anti-reflective multi-layer coating improves light transmission and minimizes reflections while water-repellent coating makes wiping and cleaning the surface of the front glass element easier.
Build Quality & Exterior Design
Devoted to its traditions, Tokina incorporated a lot of metal parts inside the lens for a reassuring built quality and long time utilization in different shooting conditions.
The sophisticated exterior design is specifically developed to match the design of contemporary DSLR cameras.
Mechanics & Electronics
The Tokina atx-i 11-20mm F2.8 CF for Nikon F mount incorporates internal Silent-Drive focusing Motor (SD-M) in combination with precise GMR sensor to allow the lens to AF accurately and fast.
One-touch focus Clutch mechanism allows to switch between autofocus and manual focus easy.
The overall length of the Tokina atx-i 11-20mm F2.8 CF does not change when focusing and zooming thanks to internal type of the focus. Zooming mechanism inside the barrel allows using C-PL filters attached.
For Still Photography
Ultra-wide 11-20mm focal length, constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 makes this lens an essential tool for the following genres of photography: landscape, group photos and environmental portraits, architecture (especially interiors) automobile photography, weddings, street snap and night sky photography.
For Video Content Production
The Tokina atx-i 11-20mm F2.8 CF is suggested for videographers and film makers in mind who shoot both stills and video professionally, featuring the following advantages for such a kind of users.
- Wide cinematic angle enough to feel confident in small places.
- Minimized focus breathing – the subject framing does not show big change when focus is adjusted from near to far.
- Natural footage - the image is not distorted when panning due to very low distortion performance.
- Constant aperture to use full zoom range while you are filming.
- Excellent optical performance.
A perfect match to use with gimbal:
- Ideal wide angle fitting cinematic standards
- Light weight
- Zooming abilities that allow user to shoot in different angles using the same lens
- Since the overall length does not change thanks to internal type of focusing, there is no need to do gimbal calibration every time the angle of view was changed
- Great colour rendering and resolution abilities
- Affordable price and high quality compared to really expensive cinema lenses
Leaving the honorable AT-X abbreviation, the letter "i" was newly added. The "i" stands for "interactive", implying mutual communication between photographer and the lens. Tokina's belief is that this series will equip photographers with the ability to substantially engage with and capture the atmosphere around them.
What's Includedatx-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF Lens
Front Lens Cap
Rear Lens Cap
Bayonet Lens Hood
atx-i 11-20mm F2.8 CF
|Mount||Canon EF, Nikon F|
|Angle of View||104°-72°|
|Minimum Focusing Distance||0.28m|
|Manual Focusing Ring||Yes|
|Autofocus Switch||Clutch Ring|
|Focusing Type||Internal Focus|
|Lens Construction||14 Elements in 12 Groups|
|Dimensions||Nikon F: 89 x 92 mm (3.5 x 3.6")
Canon EF: 89 x 94 mm (3.5 x 3.7")
|Weight||Nikon F: 550 g (19.4 oz.)
Canon EF: 570 g (20.1 oz.)
Questions & Answers
Tokina ATX-I 11-20mm f/2.8 CF Lens for Nikon F Mount
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