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PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:32 am 
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anyone used this lens, has a review or recomendation to buy or not to. i would love the 24mm f/1.4 but i'm just too strapped for cash. Is this a worthy comprimise? Is it sharp? Good on a 450D?

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The Tokina 11-16mm F/2.8 is much wider & sharper than the Canon 20mm.

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Yes its a lovely lens, same build quality as the 50mm 1.4, good sharp prime lens..buy it you'll love it!!

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The Tokina AF 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X Pro DX (review) does have the potential drawbacks of being significantly more expensive and also not being compatible with Canon's full-frame bodies should a future upgrade be contemplated. The Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM (review) has lower CA but doesn't seem to be as sharp.

After having a little rootle around it seems there's a real gap in the market for an EF/EF-S compatible and relatively fast quality prime lens of this focal length. Silly money will buy you a "ZE" Zeiss Distagon T* 2,8/21 later in the year and that doesn't even have AF. :roll:

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Yes,it's not so decent priced & has CA ,like all the super wide angle lenses,but it's sharper & has a more flexible range. It all comes down to how much money one is willing to spend.

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