Tokina Monthly Photo Contest – May 2021 winner announcement

Jun 15, 2021

We are glad to announce the winner for Tokina Monthly Photo Contest 2021 May edition that we are running inside Facebook Tokina Lens Photo Community!

Thanks to all members of the community and please join us in cheering Alan Hillen from Northern Ireland with his shot "Garden Orb Spider" Congratulations!

100mm, f/13, 1/60s, ISO400

Photographer: Alan Hillen
Title: Garden Orb Spider
Shooting location: Front garden
Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Tokina AT-X M100 PRO D Macro (100mm f/2.8)

Photographer's comments:

"It was one of the first outdoor photos I took using the lens. I had played around with macro photography using extension tubes, reversed lenses etc, but did not get very good results. I had been saving for a proper macro lens and doing a lot of research into them, youtube videos reading reviews etc. I was very fortunate in that a friend decided to change has camera system and offered me his lens. I snapped it up and haven’t looked back since. What I love about this lens is the push/pull focus system which allows me to quickly focus the lens to where I need it to focus and the quality is fantastic. Also lends itself to being a great portrait lens."

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