differences

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

Cheaper $1,081.99 vs $1,679.99
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The best price we've seen is $598 cheaper (around 40% less)
More zoom 1.9x vs 1x
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Around 90% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Slightly more magnification 1:2.9 (0.3) vs 1:6.7 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 2.5x larger in your photo
Slightly shorter 83 mm vs 94 mm
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More than 10% shorter
Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Is a prime lens Yes vs No
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Prime lenses have a single focal length, they are typically sharper and have wider apertures
Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/4
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At its widest, the EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fisheye Both are fisheye lenses Help
Extremely wide circular images
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
EF 8-15mm f/4L USM15 mm
EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM14 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Competitors

Zeiss Distagon  T* 15mm f/2.8 ZE Canon EF

Zeiss Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 ZE Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$1,799 - $1,843

Fisheye Not a fisheye
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$2,309 - $2,699

Zoom range More zoom
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$640 - $899

Lowest price Cheaper
Zoom range More zoom
Fisheye Not a fisheye

Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM Competitors

Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Canon EF

Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Canon EF

Fisheye lens

$190 - $199

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Lowest price Cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus
Samyang 8mm f/2.8 Fish-eye

Samyang 8mm f/2.8 Fish-eye

Lens

$467

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$2,309 - $2,699

Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Fisheye Not a fisheye

discussion Which do you think is better?

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Anonymous (7:34 AM, July 31, 2011)
EF 8-15mm f/4L USM is cheaper, so in some point canon would suggest you for 14mm f/2.8