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Information - New Canon Ultrawide 10-18mm

Discussion in 'Photography and Video Forum' started by jST, Jun 6, 2014.

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    Is this effectively replacing the 10-20 then?
     
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    Personally I'd stick to the Canon 10-22mm (even over the sigma 10-20mm, which I know is a popular alternative), its faster, more versatile and picture quality is similar to an L lens. And it has a nice gold "ultrasonic" ring on it. Its the small things that count :)
     
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    Cheers for the heads-up on this jST.

    As someone who's currently looking at affordable ultra-wide lenses I have been eyeing up the Tokina 11-16 however this new Canon looks very appealing at that price.

    How do you guys think this lens stands up against the Tokina? Can appreciate it's a faster lens at f2.8 and potentially better for low light but it seems like this Canon stacks up pretty well overall and at a cheaper price to boot.

    Be interested to hear any opinions!
     
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    The Tokina is amazing, way better than the Canon 17-40L that I also owned at the time. Save up and get the better lens!
     
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    I used to have a Tokina and it was the best UWA I owned for a crop, replacing my 10-22 and beating the bollocks off it for sharpness and general agility due to the 2.8 throughout the range. I'd reckon that it'd be a better lens but the reason for posting this one was simply for the cheapness.
     
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    It's the right price for sure, but it's slow - no wonder it's got IS.
     
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    Cheers guys.

    I've heard nothing but good things about the Tokina and seems it would be worth the extra few quid. Looks like it's built like a tank too. Guess I'll keep saving a few more pennies.

    Nice to see Canon releasing an affordable UWA for those on more of a budget or just starting out though. Tempting for that price!
     
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    The Tokina is a great lens but not sure you can really compare it to the 17-40L as the range isn't the same
     
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    The 11mm end of the 116 Tokina is equivalent to 17.4mm on full frame so almost identical at their widest. Having had both I very rarely used them at any other focal length than their widest setting, surely the point of having an Ultra wide?
     
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    Ah I guess so. I was looking at it from a crop sensor perspective as that's all I've ever shot with, which makes my 17-40mm equivalent to 27-64mm (wasteful I know) so yeah at their widest that and the Tokina are the same
     
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    Only just seen this thread.
    I can confirm that the 10-18mm is very close optically to the 10-22mm its also very lightweight and it was a hard fight to get the RRP ;)
     
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