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Re: [PanoToolsNG] Shaving the Tokina zoom fisheye lens

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  • Pat Swovelin
    ... How does it compare to those 2 lenses with respect to sharpness across the image and flare handling? ... Pat Swovelin Cool Guy @ Large
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 6, 2007
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      michel thoby wrote:

      > Hi,
      >
      > In order not to blur the information by digression, I wish to simply
      > point out that the Tokina 10-17 mm zoom fisheye lens can be used on
      > Canon 35 mm (digital or not) cameras.
      > No adapter is required to have full functional ability with the Canon
      > mount.
      >
      > As i have said already, of course, the sun shade should be sawed-off
      > for benefiting from full lens coverage. So I have done: this removal
      > isn't easy at all but it is doable with adequate care and skill.
      > From my early tests the lens performance is very good or excellent
      > at all focal lengths and aperture settings.
      >
      > For information, this zoom lens is 25 to 40% less expensive in
      > Europa than its counterpart single Nikon 10.5 mm or Sigma 8 mm as an
      > example.

      How does it compare to those 2 lenses with respect to sharpness across
      the image and flare handling?

      > Michel




      Pat Swovelin
      Cool Guy @ Large
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