Tokina has announced the SZ 33mm F1.2 manual lens for Fujifilm X-mount and Sony E-mount APS-C camera systems. The primes lens offers a roughly 50mm full-frame equivalent focal length, is constructed of nine elements in seven groups, has an aperture range of F1.2 through F16, features an 11 blade aperture diaphragm, has a minimum focusing distance of 50cm (19.7″) and uses a 62mm front filter thread. Tokina says the optical elements feature ‘multi-coatings,’ but doesn’t elaborate on the details of said coatings.
The Tokina SZ 33mm f/1.2 is a fully manual optical lens featuring standard angle of view and super fast aperture. The lens is designed for APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras for still and video content creators with suggested genres like landscape, portrait, snap, wedding, night sky, travel for stills, and general documentary or commercial production for video. The new Tokina lens is available for Fujifilm X and Sony E APS-C size cameras.
- Designed for still and video content production.
- The most natural angle of view for wide photography scenarios.
- Super fast optical design for low light conditions and beautiful bokeh.
Tokina SZ 33mm F1.2 manual lens for Fujifilm X, Sony E mount available to purchase for $399. Both the Fujifilm X- and Sony E-mount versions feature a clickless aperture ring for smooth adjustment.
THE MOST POPULAR ANGLE OF VIEW
The Tokina SZ 33mm F1.2 features the most natural angle of view for an human eye equal to 49.5mm which is the closest to 50°. This makes this lens useful in a wide range of genres like landscape, portrait, snap, wedding, night sky, travel for stills and general documentary and commercial production for video.
COMPLETELY MANUAL FOR STILL PHOTOGRAPHERS AND VIDEO SHOOTERS
Manual Focus – control in video with Follow Focus gear. Good in low light conditions for precise focusing (night sky shooting).
Manual Aperture – for precise exposure adjustment.
Good for time lapse, when changing aperture during still shots (light painting) or during video shoots, when exposure adjustment in long tracking scenes is needed.
BIG IN SIZE FOR SUPER FAST F/1.2 APERTURE
9 optical elements inside the lens body results in super fast aperture f/1.2 that is good for low light shooting conditions in still photography and documentary video. Fast aperture that creates a smooth and beautiful bokeh that will separate your main object from the background.
Large diameter of the front element greatly contributes in minimizing the light fall-off when shooting at wide open aperture.
MORE THAN ENOUGH RESOLUTION CAPABILITY
The Tokina SZ 33mm F1.2 provides more than enough resolution capabilities that increases the overall cost performance of this lens.
MADE OF FINE FINISH METAL FOR SEVERE SHOOTING CONDITIONS
The exterior and major parts of the Tokina 33mm F1.2 are made of fine finish metal for a more sophisticated design and confidence of using the lens in different shooting conditions.
CLICK-LESS APERTURE RING
The Tokina 33mm F1.2 incorporates click-less aperture for precise and smooth exposure adjustment that is helpful in video shooting operations.
DEPTH OF FIELD SCALE
The Tokina 33mm F1.2 features a depth of field & hyper focal scale that is necessary for manual type lens.
MODERATE FOCUS BREATHING
The Tokina 33mm F1.2 performs moderate focus breathing that is a valuable feature for video shooters.
LONG FOCUS THROW FOR AN EXTREMELY PRECISE FOCUS
Focus throw is measured in degrees and represents the amount of rotation needed to turn a lens’ focus ring from its MFD (minimum focus distance) to infinity. The Tokina 33mm F1.2 performs 160° of focus throw that is long enough for a precise focusing operation.