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Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE AF Macro lens for E-mount

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Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE Macro lens for Sony E-mount now officially announced. Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE is a short telephoto macro lens, offering a life-size, 1:1 maximum magnification along with an 11.8″ minimum focusing distance.

The optics are fully coated to reduce light falloff, control chromatic aberration, and reduced flare and ghosting. The lens features 9 elements in 8 groups and weighs just a bit more than 20 oz. At the 100mm focal length, with a wide f/2.8 aperture, this versatile lens will also excel at portraiture, telephoto landscape work, and video, in addition to its macro capabilities.

The US price is $599 (£579 in the UK). Pre-orders are now open at Adorama and B&H. Sample photos from the Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE AF Macro lens for E-mount are available here and here.

Tokina FiRIN 100mm f/2.8 FE AF Macro lens for E-mount Announced

Tokina FiRIN 100mm F2.8 FE for Sony E-Mount Cameras

This high-quality 100mm focal length lens is native to Sony E Mount cameras. Build to be smaller and better weighted specifically for the Sony Alpha cameras the Tokina FiRIN 100mm f2.8 offers a significant price advantage over similar lenses.

A 1:1 capture macro lens

The Tokina FiRIN 100mm F2.8 FE Macro lens will reproduce life-sized images at 30cm with a ratio of 1:1. Photographers will have more room to work within when capturing macro photos while still achieving excellent magnification. Having additional space when trying to shoot smaller live subjects can prove invaluable.

Capture excellent bokeh in portraits with the FiRIN 100mm f2.8

More than just a macro lens for magnifying small subjects. This lens is also a great tool for capturing portraits due to its fast prime aperture and 9 bladed diaphragm. Maintaining a comfortable distance from your subject and achieving soft bokeh in the fore and background.

Native to Sony A7 series cameras

Designed specifically to fit the Sony Alpha A7 series and Alpha A9 the lens is native to the E mount and full-frame compatible but is also designed to be more balanced and ergonomically easier to handle when used on a Sony Alpha camera.

What is the Tokina FiRIN lens build quality like?

Tokina lenses are precision manufactured with Japanese metals and lightweight materials. They house sophisticated mechanisms hidden behind the simple design. Tokina lenses give you the confidence that your images will be of excellent quality.

Tokina FiRIN 100/2.8 FE Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32
  • Three Super-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Multi-Layered Coating
  • Ring-Type Ultrasonic AF Motor
  • Full-Time Manual Focus Override
  • Supports In-Camera Assist Functions
  • Nine-Blade Diaphragm

For more information see here.