Tokina AT-X M 100mm f/2,8 AF PRO D Macro


Tokina AT-X M 100mm f/2,8 AF PRO D Macro


Tokina AT-X M 100mm f/2,8 AF PRO D Macro
This is a prime lens manufactured by Tokina and the model was launched 2006.
The lens belongs to the category  telephoto prime lenses, a telephoto lens where you do not have the possibility to zoom in and out.
The lens has macro-capabilities and is able to reproduce things in their true size (1:1) which is good, it tends to be the rule for calling a lens a 'true' macro lens.
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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 constructed to fit all models of Canon and Nikon cameras, regardless of camera model or type of sensor.
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 100 mm. Depending on which camera the lens is used, the experienced and perceived focal length will be different. Please visit the list of compatible cameras below, it will provide the equivalent focal length you get on each camera.
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Lens brightness and image stabilizer
The lens brightness and aperture value is f/2,8.
This aperture value indicates that the lens is very bright.  This will make it so much easier shooting in darker environments where you do not want or can use flash lighting, for example in churches or at different sports venues.
The lens lacks image stabilization, which otherwise os good for avoiding the blur that can occur when using slow shutter speeds. Since the lens is bright, with good aperture value, the lack of image stabilization might not be that big of a deal, although a image stabilizer is always an advantage to have.
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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.
If you buy this lens it will come with a lens hood, whose model name is "BH-551 ".
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Pictures (product and sample images)
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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 M 100mm f/2,8 AF PRO D Macro
Sample pictures taken with Tokina AT-X M 100mm f/2,8 AF PRO D Macro
 
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.
The price (more info)
The lens brightness, f/2,8
Manages to reproduce things at 1:1 (Macro)
Works on all sensor types
A lens hood is included
No built-in auto focus motor (the Nikon version)
Not possible to use filters
The lens is not sealed against moisture and dust
Specification
Product Name:Tokina AT-X M 100mm f/2,8 AF PRO D Macro (See dictionary)
Release date: 2006
Manufacturer:Tokina
Type of lens: Telephoto Lens
Macro
Construction: Prime lens (no possibility to zoom)
Works with cameras from: Canon (see compatible cameras)
Nikon (see compatible cameras)
1:1 at Macro:
Compability:
Works on all sensors (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/2,8
Focal Length 100 mm
Depending on which camera this lens is used the focal length can seem different. This is because different camera sensors can have a slight crop factor and the focal length will be equivalent to:
  100 mmon Canon FF, Full frame
  130 mmon Canon APS-H
  160 mmon Canon APS-C
  100 mmon Nikon FX, Full frame
  150 mmon Nikon DX, APS-C
See list, camera for camera
Read more on the cameras impact on the perceived focal length
Lens Construction: 9 elements / 8 groups
Image Stabilizer:
No
Closest Focusing Distance:30 cm
Filter: Not possible to have filters
Lens Hood:
BH-551 (included)
Tripod mount:
No (Read more)
Weather sealing:
No
Dimensions (diameter x length):73 x 95 mm
Vikt:540 g (see the total weight, camera+lens)
 
 
Product Page (Tokina):
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Text from Tokina:"The AT-X 100 PRO D is a new macro lens capable of life-sized (1:1) reproduction at 11.8 in. (30 cm). The lens´ multi-coating have been re-engineered to match the highly reflective silicon based CCD and CMOS sensors in today´s digital SLR cameras. This lens gives the best of both worlds because optics still give full coverage and excellent sharpness on 35mm film. A macro lens that can handle both the digital and film worlds with ease.

The AT-X 100 PRO D also has a very convenient focus limiter switch that can lock the focus out of the closes focus making it focus faster when used as a moderate telephoto lens that is excellent portraits as well.

Other features of the AT-X 100 PRO D are:

Tokina One Touch Focus Clutch Mechanism for fast easy switching between manual and Auto focus.

55mm non-rotating filter thread for use with macro ring flashes and special effects filters.

The AT-X 100 PRO D also comes with a deep bayonet mounted lens hood."
 
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Reviews
fotosidan.se (reviews by users)
 
fredmiranda.com
http://www.fredmiranda.com/reviews/showproduct.php?product=330&sort=7&cat=41&page=1
 
radugrozescu.com
http://www.radugrozescu.com/photo-tech/tokina-100-macro-review.html
 
shutterbug.com
http://shutterbug.com/equipmentreviews/lenses/0106tokina
 
slrlensreview.com
http://slrlensreview.com/web/reviews-swhorizontalmenu-177/tokina/macro/288-tokina-at-x-m100-pro-d-af-100mm-f28-macro.html
 
techradar.com
http://www.techradar.com/reviews/cameras-and-camcorders/cameras/camera-lenses/tokina-at-x-m100-pro-d-100mm-f2-8-macro-277690/review
 
 
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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 M 100mm f/2,8 AF PRO D Macro
Sample pictures taken with Tokina AT-X M 100mm f/2,8 AF PRO D Macro
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