A guide to the Tokina Lens range

fQuality lenses at competitive prices

Tokina has been manufacturing lenses since the 1960s. In that time they have produced a quality range of lenses that are sharp, fast and boast a high-quality build that rival any of the top brands at competitive prices. 

Their range consists of lenses that are perfect for both DSLR and Mirrorless users so let's take a closer look at what they have to offer.


Tokina Mirrorless Lenses

Tokina’s range of mirrorless lenses has been designed for the Sony E and Sony FE mounts as well as the Fujifilm X-mount. There are a variety of lenses for APS-C and full-frame mirrorless cameras in the FiRIN and ATX-M ranges for landscapes, portraiture, macro, studio and street photography.


Firin lenses:

The FiRIN range of lenses currently consists of 20mm and 100mm focal lengths for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras. All lenses are lightweight, compact and produce outstanding image quality.


Tokina FiRIN 100mm f2.8 FE - Sony E Mount

A high-quality macro lens that has been designed specifically for the Sony A7 and A9 series of mirrorless cameras. Capable of reproducing life-sized images at 30cm with a ratio of 1:1, this lens is perfect for macro photography as well as portraiture thanks to its f2.8 aperture that produces excellent bokeh.

Tokina FiRIN 100mm f2.8 FE - Sony E Mount
Tokina FiRIN 20mm f2 Lens - Sony FE mount

Tokina FiRIN 20mm f2 Lens - Sony FE mount

A wide-angle prime lens for Sony full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras but is also compatible with APS-C models. The large f/2 aperture makes this a perfect lens for low-light situations and the manual focus allows the user precise control when working with subjects as close as 11”. The manual aperture ring can be de-clicked for smooth, quiet aperture adjustment for cine applications.

Tokina FiRIN 20mm F2 AF Lens - Sony E Mount
All the benefits of the Tokina FiRIN 20mm f2 lens but with an autofocus upgrade though this has been designed specifically for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

Tokina FiRIN 20mm F2 AF Lens - Sony E Mount

ATX-M lenses:

The ATX-M range offers both Fujifilm X-mount and Sony E-mount lenses. These lenses range from 23mm to 85mm and are perfect for street photography and classic portraiture.


Tokina ATX-M 23mm F1.4 Fujifilm X Mount Lens Tokina ATX-M 23mm F1.4 Fujifilm X Mount Lens (no longer available)A compact and lightweight wide-angle lens for Fujifilm X-mount mirrorless cameras like the Fujifilm X-T4 and the Fujifilm X-T30. This lens is perfect for landscapes, street photography and portraiture thanks to its wide field of view and fast f1.4 aperture.

Tokina ATX-M 33mm F1.4 Fujifilm X Mount Lens

Another high-quality prime lens for high-end mirrorless cameras like the Fujifilm X-T4 and the Fujifilm X-T30. Featuring a near-silent autofocus, thanks to its ST-M motor and a wide f1.4 aperture for beautiful bokeh this lens is ideal for street photography, portraiture and landscapes.
Tokina ATX-M 33mm F1.4 Fujifilm X Mount Lens
Tokina ATX-M 85mm f1.8 FE Sony E-Mount Lens

Tokina ATX-M 85mm f1.8 FE Sony E-Mount Lens

This 85mm is the perfect lens for portrait photographers but is also fantastic for street photography thanks to its fast f1.8 aperture and compact design. Designed for use with Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras and fully compatible with Sony’s hybrid AF system and all AF function settings.


Tokina DSLR Lenses

Tokina’s range of DSLR lenses consists of both full-frame and crop-sensor options for Canon and Nikon users. These premium lenses are perfect for high-end DSLR cameras to deliver the highest quality possible. We have a large selection of quality lenses available in the Oprea, ATX-i and AT-X Pro ranges starting from 11-16mm and going up to 100mm.


Opera lenses:

The Opera range currently consists of the 16-28mm f2.8 FF lens and the 50mm f1.4 FF Lens. The FF stands for “full-frame” and both are available for Nikon and Canon mounts.


Tokina opera 16-28mm F2.8 FF Lens

Tokina opera 16-28mm F2.8 FF Lens

This lens offers a super wide-angle with a fast f2.8 aperture for beautiful bokeh making it a must-have for photographers specialising in landscapes, architecture, documentary and street photography. It is also the perfect choice for night sky/time-lapse photography.

Tokina Opera 50mm F1.4 FF Lens

This 50mm prime is a must for portrait photographers who want to utilise depth of field in their images with its fast/wide f1.4 aperture. This lens produces naturally shaped, soft, out-of-focus bokeh thanks to its 9-blade, round-shaped diaphragm and is also a great lens to use in low-light situations.

Tokina Opera 50mm F1.4 FF Lens

ATX-i lenses:

The ATX-i range offers wide-angle zooms like the 11-26mm f2.8 and 14-20mm f2, for crop-factor DSLRs to the 100mm f2.8 FF macro lens for full-frame cameras. All lenses come in both Canon and Nikon mounts.


Tokina atx-i 100mm f2.8 FF MACRO

Tokina atx-i 100mm f2.8 FF MACRO

This 100mm lens is perfect for macro photography thanks to its wide f2.8 aperture and minimum focusing distance of 30cm. Its medium telephoto range also makes it a great choice for landscape and portrait photography.

Tokina atx-i 11-16mm F2.8 CF Lens

An ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for landscape, nightscape, architecture and event photography. It has been designed for DSLR cameras with APS-C sensors and delivers fantastic results in low-light thanks to its constant f2.8 aperture. The lens is also perfect for video creation thanks to its silent focusing motor.

Tokina atx-i 11-16mm F2.8 CF Lens
Tokina atx-i 11-20mm F2.8 CF

Tokina atx-i 11-20mm F2.8 CF

Another ultra-wide-angle lens for APS-C sensors but with slightly more range than the aforementioned 11-16mm. Perfect for landscapes and street photography as well as low-light situations.


AT-X PRO lenses:

The AT-X PRO series consists of wide-angle zooms ranging from the 12-28mm f4 to the 24-70mm f2.8. These high-quality lenses are competitively priced and are a must for landscape and architecture photographers.


Tokina AF 12-28mm F4 AT-X PRO DX Lens

This lens offers great versatility for those who specialise in street, scenery and event photography. Boasting a super-wide to standard zoom focal length, a constant fast f4 aperture and a compact, lightweight design. This is a lens you can take with you anywhere.

Tokina AF 12-28mm F4 AT-X PRO DX Lens
Tokina AT-X 14-20mm f2 PRO DX Lens

Tokina AT-X 14-20mm f2 PRO DX Lens

An ultra-wide-angle lens with an extremely fast f2 aperture makes it perfect for landscapes, street and low-light photography. This lens has been designed for use with APS-C sensors and has a 35mm equivalent of 21-30mm. This is a light and compact lens and is available for both Canon and Nikon users.

Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f2.8 PRO FX

A versatile zoom lens designed for full-frame DSLR cameras. The 24mm end is perfect for wide-angle shooting and the 50-70mm range makes this a fantastic lens for portraits. Add to this a fast f2.8 aperture for depth of field and bokeh shots and you have a great all-rounder without having to constantly change your lens.

Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f2.8 PRO FX

Tokina Reflex Lenses:

Tokia’s range of Reflex lenses currently consists of the SZX 400mm f8 lens which is available for both Mirrorless and DSLR cameras. It is also available in micro-four-thirds, APS-C and full-frame for most camera brands.


Tokina SZX 400mm f8 Reflex MF Lens

Tokina SZX 400mm f8 Reflex MF Lens

This super-telephoto lens has been designed specifically for the travel and wildlife photographer. Weighing just 355g and measuring in at 82mm in length, this is a must-have lens for photographers who want to travel light. The lens boasts a field of view of 6º8’ (by frame diagonal), a 1.15m minimum focusing distance and a unique doughnut-shaped bokeh that is unlike any bokeh seen in conventional lenses.


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  • By Ben Wright
  • 4 Oct 2021

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