Tokina Launches 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye for Fujifilm X and Sony E Mounts

Tokina SZ 8mm F2.8 X FISH-EYE and SZ 8mm F2.8 E FISH-EYE

Tokina has introduced the SZ 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens for Fujifilm X and APS-C Sony E-mount cameras. This ultra-wide guide focus prime covers the complete picture space of crop sensors for what the corporate calls a “distinctive perspective.”

An Extremely-Broad APS-C Lens

Tokina is releasing the brand new lens for 2 APS-C digicam mounts: Fujifilm X and Sony E-mount. The lens is 8mm, however the transformed 35mm equal makes the brand new lens nearer to 12mm, which continues to be extraordinarily huge. The Tokina 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye is constructed of 11 parts in 9 teams with an aperture vary of f/2.8 via f/22 through a seven-bladed diaphragm.

Tokina SZ 8mm F2.8 X FISHEYE

Talking of aperture, the lens encompasses a guide aperture adjustment ring that’s clickless and designed to work in video manufacturing. Tokina doesn’t specify if the lens options any form of digital communication with the digicam.

Tokina says that the lens gives an emphasised perspective with distinctive distortion that makes the lens engaging for each nonetheless photographers and videographers. The lens is light-weight and compact at 280 grams and with a 52mm whole size, however is guide focus solely.

The lens makes use of what Tokina calls its unique multi-coated optical parts that it says enable for efficient mild consumption and, consequently, permits for quicker shutter speeds for use in low mild situations.

The lens has a comparatively shut focusing distance of 10 centimeters which might spotlight an object close-up with a large background behind it. The lens has a 180-degree angle of view and a macro copy ratio of 1:10. The lens ships with a removable bayonet hood and the lens — no less than the E-mount model — can be utilized with full-frame cameras if a round fisheye impact is desired.

Tokina SZ 8mm F2.8 X FISHEYE

Beneath are a number of pattern photos taken with the lens, offered by Tokina. Further examples will be seen on Tokina’s product web page for the lens.

Tokina Fisheye 8mm f/2.8 example

Tokina Fisheye 8mm f/2.8 example

Tokina Fisheye 8mm f/2.8 example

Tokina Fisheye 8mm f/2.8 example

Pricing and Availability

The Tokina SZ 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens for Fujifilm X and APS-C Sony E-mount cameras is anticipated to be launched on March 15, however the firm didn’t present pricing data on the time of announcement. PetaPixel will replace this story when that data turns into obtainable.

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