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Tokina Announces Firin 100mm f2.8 FE Macro Share This on LinkedIn   Tweet This   Forward This

19 April 2019

Tokina has announced a Firin 100mm f2.8 macro lens for the Sony E mount capable of capturing 1:1 images from a foot away. It's the second lens the company has released in the Firin series.

Without image stabilization, the fast aperture f2.8 helps in low light conditions. The nine-blade diaphragm produces soft bokeh prized in macro and portrait photography.


Highlights of the new prime include:

  • Sony E-Mount
  • Full-Frame format
  • Aperture range: f2.8 to f32
  • Multi-Layered coating
  • 1:1 magnification
  • 11.8-inch minimum focus
  • Supports in-camera assist functions
  • Nine-blade diaphragm


Specifications for the 100mm lens include:

Mount Sony E
Focal Length 100mm
Aperture f2.8 to f32
Nine diaphragm blades
Angle of View 24.5°
Minimum Focus 11.81 inches
Magnification 1:!
Optical Design 9 elements in 8 groups
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization No
Filter Thread 55mm
Dimensions 2.91 x 4.84 inches
Weight 1.3 lbs.


Tokina said the lens will go on sale April 26. Adorama and B&H are both now accepting pre-orders for $599.

Tokina Firin 100mm f2.8 FE Macro Worldwide Sales Date Announcement

Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the worldwide sales date for the new Tokina Firin 100mm f2.8 FE Macro (Sony E-mount) for digital mirrorless cameras.

Sales will commence on April 26.

Tokina Firin 100mm f2.8 FE Macro is the second lens in Firin series designed to help shooting artistic photos of people, landscape or things at a very close distance, allowing to see the details that human eyes would hardly see.

It is a moderate tele macro lens with incorporated optics designed for Sony full frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. The lens is capable of life-sized (1:1) reproduction at 30cm. Due to its macro specifications the lens has extremely high resolution, low distortion and low falloff. Fast aperture f2.8 provides excellent performance in low light conditions. Beautiful soft bokeh makes this lens an extremely attractive tool for macro, portraits, landscapes, art reproduction, commercial and general purpose shooting.

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