Tokina AT-X DX 10-17mm f/3,5-4,5 Fisheye


Tokina AT-X DX 10-17mm f/3,5-4,5 Fisheye


Tokina AT-X DX 10-17mm f/3,5-4,5 Fisheye
This is a zoom lens manufactured by Tokina and the model was launched 2007.
The lens belongs to the category  wide angle zoom lenses, a wide angle lens where you have the possibility to zoom in and out.
Worth thinking about is that the lens has a Fisheye-character which give the images an extreme wide but curved 'barrel' look which may require some post processing in your image editing software. Though, the lens offers you as a photographer the widest of wide angle views..
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Compability, auto focus and focal length
The lens is available for both Canon and Nikon cameras, but there are two different versions of this lens (one for each brand and mount) so it is important that you ask for and choose the right version when bying the lens.
This lens is designed and meant for Canon and Nikon cameras with a smaller sensor (often referred to as 'APS-C') which means that the lens does not fit all camera models. By clicking on the link below you can make sure that the lens works with your camera model and you should do an additional check with your local dealer as well, before you buy the lens just to be sure.
Here it is the only Canon version of the lens that has a built-in auto focus (AF) motor. The possibility to use auto focus (AF) is available for Nikon cameras but only if the camera itself has a built-in auto focus (AF) motor. Some cheaper and budget camera models from Nikon lacks a built-in auto focus motor, and we at Lensora appreciate auto focus, so in the list of compatible cameras we have chosen to display only the cameras that you can get autofocus with.
The lens has a focal length of 10-17 mm. Since the lens is designed to be used on a camera with smaller sensor ('APS-C') the focal length will be equivalent to 16-27 mm if you have a Canon camera or 15-26 mm if you have a Niko camera.
See compatible cameras and perceived/equivalent focal length
Read more about focal length and your field of view
Read more on the cameras impact on the perceived focal length
Read more about the auto focus motor and the importance of this part
 
Lens brightness and image stabilizer
The lens brightness and aperture value is f/3,5-4,5.
This lens is not considered to have a good aperture value and brightness. It is something to consider before you purchase the lens. To compensate for this you might, while photographing in less favorable light conditions, be forced to either use higher ISO settings (which generates more noise in the image), slower shutter speeds (which may give some motion blur) or flash lightning. Read more at the link below what lens brightness means to you as a photographer.
One thing to consider is that the lens has a variable brightness, which means that depending on how much you are zooming the lens will have a different maximum aperture value. At 10 mm the lens brightness is f/3,5 and at 17 mm the brightness is f/4,5. Through the link below you can read more about what this could mean for you as a photographer.
The lens lacks image stabilization, which otherwise os good for avoiding the blur that can occur when using slow shutter speeds. 
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Filter and Lens Hood
This lens does not support the use of filters which is slightly negative. To have the option to use filters, for their optic purpose or as protection, would have been nice but no.
Most lenses have the lens hood as an accessory, something that you mount on the lens seperately, but this lens has a lens hood as a fixed part of the lens.
Read more about filters
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Pictures (product and sample images)
In order to see larger product images of the lens, click the link below.
Besides looking at product images it is also of interest to see pictures taken with this specific lens. This can give you a hint of what kind of images this lens can achieve, what the focal length will be like etc.
Images of Tokina AT-X DX 10-17mm f/3,5-4,5 Fisheye
Sample pictures taken with Tokina AT-X DX 10-17mm f/3,5-4,5 Fisheye
 
Things to consider before buying
Below you will find some summarized points and facts that can be considered as the 'pros and cons' of this lens. These are based entirely on the facts and values that are accessible through the lens specification, so we highly recommend that you also read the reported reviews available (see tab 'Reviews'); this in order to get a more complete view of the lens and its capabilites. Reviewer opinions reflect the lens, its use and its optical performance in a more accurate way, but any way - here a few different points to consider before buying this lens.
A lens hood is included (solid construction)
Light weight (350 gr)
No built-in auto focus motor (the Nikon version)
Works only on cameras with APS-C sensor
Might have a limited use
Poor aperture value with its f/4,5
A variable lens brightness at different focal lengths
Not possible to use filters
The lens is not sealed against moisture and dust
Specification
Product Name:Tokina AT-X DX 10-17mm f/3,5-4,5 Fisheye (See dictionary)
Release date: 2007
Manufacturer:Tokina
Type of lens: Wide Angle Zoom Lenses
Wide Angle Lenses with Fisheye-character
Construction: Zoom lens (with the ability to zoom in and out)
Works with cameras from: Canon (see compatible cameras)
Nikon (see compatible cameras)
1:1 at Macro:
No Macro lens
Compability:
Designed for APS-C cameras (see compatible cameras)
Auto focus:
Yes
Built-in auto focus (AF) motor:
Canon
Nikon
Nikon; for auto focus the camera has to have a built-in auto focus (AF) motor
See a list of compatible cameras
Maximum aperture: f/3,5-4,5
The lens apeture and brightness varies at different focal lengths.
f/3,5 at 10 mm
f/4,5 at 17 mm
(Read more)
Focal Range: 10-17 mm
This is a "DXlens, designed for APS-C sensors, and will have a focal length equivalent to: 
On Canon cameras: 16-27 mm
On Nikon cameras: 15-26 mm
Read more on the cameras impact on the perceived focal length
Lens Construction: 10 elements / 8 groups
Image Stabilizer:
No
Closest Focusing Distance:14 cm
Filter: Not possible to have filters
Lens Hood:
Yes, Solid construction
Tripod mount:
No (Read more)
Weather sealing:
No
Dimensions (diameter x length):70 x 71 mm
Vikt:350 g (see the total weight, camera+lens)
 
 
Product Page (Tokina):
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Text from Tokina:"The new Tokina AT-X 107 DX is a full-frame fish-eye lens that gives the photographer a 180&Mac176; field of view with dramatic curvature of field or “fish-eye” effect. With this lens an entire view or vista can be captured, wider than the human eye can see. The AT-X 107 opens an entirely new dimension of photography.

The front element of the AT-X 107 DX has a newly formulated WR or “Water Repellent” optical coating on the glass. This new coating makes marks such as spots left by water or finger-prints much easier to clean than standard multi-coating.**

The rear optical group of the lens contains 1 SD (Super-Low Dispersion) glass element to reduce the number of elements (pieces of glass) in the optical design in order to make the lens more compact, light-weight and faster focusing. "
 
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Reviews
fotosidan.se (reviews by users)
 
ephotozine.com
http://www.ephotozine.com/article/Tokina-AT-X-DX-10-17mm-f35-45-Fisheye
 
fredmiranda.com
http://www.fredmiranda.com/reviews/showproduct.php?product=329&sort=7&cat=40&page=1
 
slrlensreview.com
http://slrlensreview.com/web/tokina-slr-lenses-54/wide-angle-zoom-slr-lenses-104/289-tokina-at-x-107-dx-fish-eye-af-10-17mm-f35-45.html
 
 
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Pictures (product and sample images)
In order to see larger product images of the lens, click the link below.
Besides looking at product images it is also of interest to see pictures taken with this specific lens. This can give you a hint of what kind of images this lens can achieve, what the focal length will be like etc.
Images of Tokina AT-X DX 10-17mm f/3,5-4,5 Fisheye
Sample pictures taken with Tokina AT-X DX 10-17mm f/3,5-4,5 Fisheye
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