differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Slightly more zoom 2.9x vs 2.2x
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More than 30% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Slightly better telephoto 70 mm vs 35 mm
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2x more reach, less perspective distortion
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Reasons to consider the Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

Slightly cheaper $1,299.00 vs $1,699.00
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The best price we've seen is $400 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Slightly lighter 0.6 kg vs 0.8 kg
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More than 20% lighter
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fixed aperture Constant aperture lenses Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide minimum Wide aperture Help
f/22
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

competitors

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Competitors

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Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$999 - $5,222

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
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Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM

Low light lens

$1,549

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM

Low light lens

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Wide minimum Wider aperture

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Competitors

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Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Fisheye lens

$2,099

Fisheye Fisheye lens
Prime lens Is a prime lens
Lowest price More expensive
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Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$369

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Cheaper
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Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM

Low light lens

$1,549

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom

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