Tokina SZ 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens Now Available for Pre-Order

The new Tokina SZ 8mm f/2.8 fisheye lens for Sony E and Fujifilm X cameras is now available for pre-order on Amazon.

The Tokina SZ 8mm F2.8 FISH-EYE is a compact and lightweight fast, ultra-wide prime, manual focus, full-frame fisheye lens designed exclusively for APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras. The line-up includes models for Fuji X and Sony E APS-C size camera mounts. Emphasized perspective and unique distortion makes this lens attractive for both still photographers and videographers.

Tokina SZX Super Tele 400mm Reflex & 2X Extender Kit for E-mount

Tokina released Tokina SZX Super Tele 400mm Reflex & 2X Extender Kit for Sony E-mount.

SZX SUPER TELE 400mm F8 Reflex MF & 2X EXTENDER KIT that allows the photographer to shoot far objects more closer. The kit includes the Tokina SZX SUPER TELE 400mm F8 Reflex MF lens and the SZ 2X EXTENDER for T-mount (TA-020).

Tokina SZX SUPER TELE 400mm F8 Reflex MF is a 400mm super tele lens that adopts catadioptric type optical design with a fixed F8 aperture. The lens offers compact alternative to standard tele photo lenses as more and more photographers are looking for easy-to-carry gear. 400mm F8 Reflex MF is designed keeping in mind active travel photographers seeking for outdoor landscape, wild nature or birds by providing compact and lightweight lens to be rediscovered in the new era of also compact but high-tech mirrorless cameras. Continue reading “Tokina SZX Super Tele 400mm Reflex & 2X Extender Kit for E-mount”

Tokina SZ 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens for Sony E-Mount

Tokina has announced the new Tokina SZ 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens for Sony E-Mount. SZ series offering a range of exciting products with specific features and valuable advantages (Tokina SZ 500mm F8 Reflex MF Lens for $399 at B&H). Sales will commence on March 15, 2022. Continue reading “Tokina SZ 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens for Sony E-Mount”

Introducing the Vista 21mm and 29mm T1.5 lenses

Tokina Vista 21mm T1.5: B&H Photo
Tokina Vista 29mm T1.5:
 B&H Photo

The new Tokina Cinema Vista 21mm and 29mm T1.5 lenses, announced today, provides cinematographers with highly sought after focal lengths. The lenses present a natural perspective which flatters subjects’ faces, while rendering a beautifully smooth background when required. It is equally suitable for Super35 and larger-sized frame coverage up to Vista Vision and even beyond.

It joins the existing nine-strong set of 18mm, 25mm, 35mm, 40mm, 50mm, 65mm, 85mm, 105mm, and 135mm T1.5 high resolution (8K+) Vista prime lenses.

The Tokina Cinema Vista 21mm and 29mm T1.5 share the same exacting build quality and highly tuned optical performance that users have come to expect from the Tokina Cinema Vista prime range. It maintains the form factor of the other Vista primes, sharing a common 114mm front diameter and similar weights to each other.

The Tokina Cinema Vista 21mm T1.5 has 18 groups with 19 elements while the 29mm has 18 groups and 18 elements. There are nine iris blades in each to ensure the roundness of the apertures. Lens distortion and chromatic aberration are well-controlled, with minimal focus breathing, soft pleasing flare and gentle roll-off from subject to background.

With an area of definition of 46.7mm, the Vista 21mm and 29mm T1.5 is an ideal choice for larger sensor cameras like the RED Monstro 8K VV and ARRI Alexa LF Mini. The lens even has an area of illumination that will cover larger formats up to Alexa 65 2:1 Open Gate. It is available in interchangeable ARRI PL, Canon EF, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E, and ARRI LPL mounts.

The Tokina Cinema Vista 21mm and 29mm T1.5 will be available from Tokina Cinema USA, or your local authorized dealer, at an MSRP of $7,499.00 USD.

Tokina SZ SUPER TELE 500mm F8 Reflex MF Released

Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the sales release of the Tokina SZ SUPER TELE 500mm F8 Reflex MF lens. With the debut of the SZX SUPER TELE 400mm F8 Reflex MF, the SZ series offering a range of exciting products with specific features and valuable advantages.

Sales will commence on February 18, 2022.

Tokina SZ SUPER TELE 500mm F8 Reflex MF is a 500mm super tele lens that adopts catadioptric type optical design with a constant F8 aperture. The lens offers a compact alternative to standard tele photo lenses as more and more photographers are looking for easy-to-carry gear. Keeping in mind active travel photographers that seek outdoor landscape, wild nature or birds, the 500mm F8 Reflex MF is designed as a compact and lightweight mirror lens – a type of lens to be rediscovered in this new era of also compact but high-tech mirrorless cameras. The Tokina SZ SUPER TELE 500mm F8 Reflex MF adopts a T-mount standard (pitch 0.75mm, thread 42mm) that allows the lens to be attached to any camera by using mount adapters. Continue reading “Tokina SZ SUPER TELE 500mm F8 Reflex MF Released”

Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Cinema Zoom Lens now Available for Pre-order

The new Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Cinema Zoom Lens for Sony E mount is now available for pre-order at B&H. The US price is $4,999.

Designed from the ground up by Tokina’s cinema division, the 25-75mm T2.9 is a modern cinema zoom lens design, with features usually reserved for higher-cost cinema zooms.  It is a constant T2.9 throughout the range, with parfocal and excellent zoom tracking with minimal image shift. Lens breathing, distortion, and aberration are all highly controlled.

Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Cinema Zoom Lens: $4,999 at B&H. Continue reading “Tokina 25-75mm T2.9 Cinema Zoom Lens now Available for Pre-order”