Thread: Poor man's Angenieux - Tokina AT-X-Pro 28-70mm F2.6-2.8

Page 23 of 23 FirstFirst ... 13212223
Results 221 to 222 of 222
  1. #221  
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    At what aperture do most of you find yourselves using this lens?

    It looks very similar to the Angenieux from F4 (or more stopped down), but wide open it is noticeably worse, both in terms of sharpness and contrast. Because I'm mostly on 4/3 sensors these days, I find being limited to F4 a bit of a drag. I may end up selling mine.
    Reply With Quote  

  2. #222  
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Yeah, the image at 2.8 is strangely muddled (and obviously) soft to my eye. I try not to go more open than 3.5 if I can help it. It is an unfortunate limitation, but I still think the lens has a place in my package. I just got off a music video shoot and used it a few times. The DP has an UMP 4.6k as well and when he was reviewing the footage I shot on the Tokina, he asked about the lens because he loved the image quality.
    Reply With Quote  

Similar Threads

  1. FS: ANGENIEUX 35-70MM and ANGENIEUX 70-210MM - parfocal
    By George A. in forum For Sale / Want to Buy
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 07-23-2016, 10:59 AM
  2. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-12-2015, 05:06 AM
  3. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-19-2013, 03:20 PM
  4. Angenieux 17.5-70mm with BMPCC
    By Amoore in forum Footage / Frames
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 11-28-2013, 09:07 AM
  5. Poor man's compass type tripod
    By bitcrusher in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-17-2012, 08:47 AM
Posting Permissions
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts