Tokina opera 50mm f/1.4 FF Lens for Canon EF Mount Announced !

Tokina today has officially announced the previous rumors opera 50mm f/1.4 FF lens. It will be available for Canon EF mount DSLR camera. The US price and release date is not available yet, you can check at B&H Photo Video.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Maximum Aperture: f/1.4
  • Ring-Shaped Ultrasonic AF Motor
  • Electric Diaphragm Mechanism
  • Weather-Sealed Construction

Designed by Tokina to allow photographers to create true works of art, the opera 50mm f/1.4 FF is a fast normal-length prime lens for Canon EF-mount DSLRs. Its especially bright f/1.4 maximum aperture offers improved control over depth of field for working with selective focus techniques and also benefits shooting in difficult lighting conditions. This lens sports a refined optical design to match contemporary high-resolution sensors in order to realize a high degree of sharpness and clarity. Suiting a multimedia method of working, a ring-shaped ultrasonic motor has been used to provide fast, near-silent autofocus performance that is ideal for photograph and video applications alike. Additionally, this 50mm f/1.4 also sports a weather-sealed construction for working in inclement weather conditions.

Normal-length 50mm f/1.4 lens is designed for full-frame Canon EF-mount DSLRs, however can also be used with APS-C models where it provides an 80mm equivalent focal length.
Notably bright f/1.4 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also affords increased control over depth of field for isolating subject matter and working with selective focus techniques.
Ring-shaped ultrasonic motor delivers quick, quiet autofocus performance that suits both stills and video applications.
Electric diaphragm mechanism is used for stable, consistent exposure results and benefits working with fast continuous shooting rates.
Weather-sealed construction enables working with the lens in trying environmental conditions.