DXOMark Shows Tokina 24-70mm f2.8 Pro Not Far Behind Canon’s

If you’ve ever used a Tokina lens, you’ll know that they’ve always been the even more affordable option that always performs with great image quality–and the Tokina 24-70mm f2.8 Pro recently was rated by DXO Mark’s as being not too far behind what Canon offers. In my review published last year, I felt that the Tokina lens delivers better color than the Canon 24-70mm f2.8 L II USM, and while DXOMark thinks that the Canon version is sharper, it probably is. But Tokina’s lens is more contrasty–which gives the appearance of a sharper image very easily.

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