Ralph Berrett , Aug 13, 2007; 03:06 p.m.
Mine is tack sharp, this is my second tokina 28-70mm.. No issues so far. If it was soft I would not use it. I do a lot of work with it at f/2.8. I have learned like all wide angle zooms they are really sensitive to being dropped or banged around.
The tokina at f/2.8