A&P Tokina 12-24 vs other ultra wides for canon

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  1. Jhegro

    Jhegro wtf is a jhegro?

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    anyone have any experiences with the tamron 12-24mm or any other ultra wideangle lenses for cropped frame cameras?

    im wondering if the $300+ is worth the premium for the canon 10-22 vs the tokina 12-24.
     
  2. Hua

    Hua AZN photographer crew

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    Depends on your luck of the draw if you get a soft copy or a good copy of the Tokina version. When I buy my 12-24, it will be the Tokina.
     
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    The canon produces some pretty nice shots :O
     
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    had the tokina before... awesome lens.

    bought it from bh and had zero problems at all.
     
  5. tenplanescrashing

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    I have the nikon mount version and its a great lens. I use it more than any other lens I own.
     
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    I have the sigma 10-20 and its a VERY fun range to have ;)

    The sigma is much cheaper than the canon and it shows some times but I have been very impressed with it. And the reason I bought it was to get some cool 'whacky' shots so having minimal distortion is not a concern. having said that the lens is quite reasonably sharp & very little CA.

    I bought a while ago and in reality would probably have been better off going with a 17-40 for practicality, and I find I am really lacking in that area as currently my next step up is the 50/1.8.
     
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    so for the family indoor events where im photographing more than 2 people I have to use the sigma @20mm. a 17-40 would have been much more ideal.

    My next lens will be a 17-40/16-35/28mm prime.
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    Seems like most with the Tokina are happy with it.
     
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    I've heard good things about the Tokina

    played on a Canon 10-22 EF-S lens, it was pretty good. I wouldn't get one myself, rather save up for a 16-35 but if you're looking for that extra extra wide, I don't think you can go wrong with either, just depends on what you want to spend.
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    imo, I'd go even wider, something along the lines of an 8mm. The 12-24 and 10-22 on a 1.6x body aren't wide enough for me.
     
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    15 Fisheye FTW! :ugh:











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  12. My friend just picked up a 10-22 I can't wait till he brings it over so I can play with it :coold:
     
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    thats badass! how close were you?
     
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    pelf The Juice Was Worth The Squeeze

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    absolutely beautiful picture
     
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    20-25 ft :dunno:
     
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    sweet feesheye pano :coold:
     
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    actually its nice! what did you use to correct the anal-eye?
     
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    yeh panotools :cool:
     
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    Not having to stitch :coolugh:
     
  22. in for pano learning :coold:
     
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    great shot:bigthumb:
     
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    Dude, wtf.. you're fool frame now? :squint:
     
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    fool frame ftw
     

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