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Tokina 17mm

Discussion in 'General Equipment Chat & Advice' started by TimF, Aug 3, 2005.

  1. TimF

    TimF With as stony a stare as ever Lord Reith could hav

    Dunno if anyone here has this lens. I wanted to know a couple of things though:

    (a) How good is the drawing? I have a Tamron 17mm, which is exceptionally good in this regard. Not a hint of barrelling; just barely visible pincushion at close distances. I'd be very happy to keep this one, except for the usual difficulties of manually focusing an ultra-wide, coupled with that I don't think the distance markings on the Tamron have much relation to reality (standing at the end of the bed and focusing on the window frame, it reads 1 metre, should be closer to 2! :rolleyes:)

    (b) is it sharp?

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