Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX is an Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX was replaced with Tokina AT-X Pro 12-24mm f4 DX II Canon EF. Follow the link to read our comparison of these lenses: Compare Tokina AT-X Pro 12-24mm f4 IF DX Canon EF vs Tokina AT-X Pro 12-24mm f4 DX II Canon EF
Lenses in Canon EF Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon T8i, Canon 90D and Canon SL3.
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX is also available in Nikon F (DX) mount.
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX has a focal range of 12-24mm and 2.0X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 19.2-38.4mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Tamron 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD. in Canon EF mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX With Optical Image Stabilization
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.13x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.3m. 0.13x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f4 from 12mm all the way to the 24mm .
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 11 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- SD glass elements
- 2 sharp-cut aspherical elements
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is BH-777.
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX is available in Black color.
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