The AT-X 100 PRO D is a new macro lens capable of life-sized (1:1) reproduction at 11.8 in. (30 cm). The lens' multi-coating have been re-engineered to match the highly reflective silicon based CCD and CMOS sensors in today's digital SLR cameras. This lens gives the best of both worlds because optics still give full coverage and excellent sharpness on 35mm film. A macro lens that can handle both the digital and film worlds with ease.
The AT-X 100 PRO D also has a very convenient focus limiter switch that can lock the focus out of the closes focus making it focus faster when used as a moderate telephoto lens that is excellent portraits as well.
Other features of the AT-X 100 PRO D are:
Tokina One Touch Focus Clutch Mechanism for fast easy switching between manual and Auto focus.
55mm non-rotating filter thread for use with macro ring flashes and special effects filters.
The AT-X 100 PRO D also comes with a deep bayonet mounted lens hood.
Autofocus with this lens is not supported with Nikon DSLRs that do not have a focus motor in the camera body.
Pictures by the different lens of the focus system
Fig.1: Took a photo by Tokina AT-X M100 AF PRO D
A shape of the blurred light in the background has become the clean "circle".
Fig.2: Took a photo by an inner focus system lens
In this image, a shape of the light in the background has become like a rugby ball formed by lens vignetting.
"The auto focus speed than blur" is given priority, and almost macro lens are made by an inner focus system.
We would recommend you the Tokina AT-X M100 AF PRO D which has the beautiful blur by "the extending mechanism", if you seek more image description performance.
|Construction E/G||9 Elements in 8 Groups|
|Minimum Focus Distance||1.0 ft (0.3 m)|
|Focus Limiter||1.28 - ∞|
|Lens Width||2.9 in (73.66mm)|
|Lens Length||3.7 in (95.00mm)|
|Weight||1.2 lbs (540g)|
|Accessories||Dedicated Lens Hood|
|Mounts||Canon Full Frame, Nikon Full Frame, Canon APS-C, Nikon APS-C|
|Warranty||2 Year Limited Warranty|
$ 2,199.00 $ 2,049.00
Canon SKU: 9524B002 | Helix SKU: 9524B002
The EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens delivers a superb combination of cutting-edge performance, compact construction and brilliant resolving power that’s great for sports and wildlife photography. The lens features one fluorite and one super UD element to help provide impressive contrast and resolution with reduced chromatic aberration across the entire zoom range. Canon’s new Air Sphere Coating (ASC) helps significantly reduce backlit flaring and ghosting, while fluorine coatings on the front and rear lens surfaces help lessen smears and fingerprints. A 9-blade circular aperture renders beautiful, soft backgrounds, and a 3 mode (standard, panning and exposure only) Optical Image Stabilizer provides up to 4 steps* of image correction. The new inner focusing AF system helps ensure fast and accurate focus down to 3.2 ft. with a .31x maximum magnification. Usability enhancements include a rotation-type zoom ring with adjustable zoom torque for more precise, customizable zoom performance, a redesigned tripod mount that can be attached and detached without removing the lens from the camera, and an all-new lens hood with a side window that makes it simple to adjust specialty filters-like polarizers-without the need to remove the hood. Ruggedly constructed with advanced dust and water sealing for durability in a range of environments, the EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens is a stellar performer with refined controls for a wide variety of situations.
*According to CIPA standards (400mm focal length, when using the EOS-1D X).
† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.
Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
L-series super telephoto zoom lens equipped with an Image Stabilizer. The fluorite and Super UD-glass elements largely eliminate secondary spectrum. The floating system also ensures high picture quality at all focal lengths. The Image Stabilizer has two modes and it is compatible with Extenders 1.4x II and 2x II.
Despite the large maximum aperture, the lens remains compact. Lens group 5 moves for rear focusing, and sharp, crisp pictures are obtained at all apertures. The background blur is ideal for portraits. The USM auto focuses the lens quickly and quietly.
Manufacturer: Canon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number: 2518A003
Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.usa.canon.com
Brand Name: Canon
Product Line: EF
Product Name: EF 100mm f/2 USM Standard & Medium Telephoto Lens
Product Type: Lens
Lens Type: Telephoto
Fixed Focal Length: 100 mm
Maximum Aperture Fixed: 2
Filter Attachment Diameter: 58 mm
Lens Construction: 8 Elements in 6 Groups
Maximum Angle of View: 24°
Canon EOS Cameras
Limited Warranty: 1 Year