2022 Tokina Monthly Photo Contest Winner

2022 Tokina Monthly Photo Contest Winner

© Khaled Farag Al-Wadhi

Huntington Beach, CA—Tokina USA announced the overall winner of the 2022 Tokina Monthly Photo Contest. The lens company runs the competition inside the Facebook Tokina Lens Photo Community page.

Further, the 2022 Tokina Monthly Best Shot was valued and chosen from 12 photographs. The images were selected by all Tokina employees who are involved in developing, manufacturing, logistics and selling Tokina lenses for both cinema and DSLR/mirrorless cameras. 2022-Tokina-Monthly-Photo-Contest-winner-award

“Thanks to all members of the community. Please also join us in cheering Khaled Farag Al-Wadhi (Oman) with his shot Darbat Valley. Our warmest congratulations!” the company stated.

2022 Tokina Monthly Photo Contest Winner

Khaled Farag Al-Wadhi will receive a grand prix prize—one of the current selling Tokina lenses.

What’s more, his photograph was taken in Oman Dhofar Governorate, Wadi Darbat. Al-Wadhi used a Nikon D5300 DSLR. It was mounted with a Tokina AT-X 11–20mm f/2.8 Pro DX ultrawide-angle lens (discontinued): 11mm, f/7.1, 15 sec, ISO 100.

You can view all 12 of the best monthly works from this contest by clicking here.


As a part of Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd., Tokina has an optical manufacturing tradition that dates back to the 1950s. The company specializes in high-quality lenses for today’s digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) as well as mirrorless and cinema cameras.