differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon 14mm f/2.8D ED

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 14mm f/2.8D ED captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Nikon Nikkor  14mm f/2.8D ED Learn more about
the Nikon 14mm f/2.8D ED

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

Has a silent focus motor Canon USM vs None
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Almost the same
Fisheye lens Yes vs No
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Fisheye lenses take extremely wide 'circular' looking images
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 smaller diameter 79 mm vs 86 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly cheaper $1,077.19 vs $1,370.00
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The best price we've seen is $293 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Slightly lighter 0.5 kg vs 0.7 kg
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Around 20% lighter
Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
14mm f/2.8D ED14 mm
EF 8-15mm f/4L USM15 mm

competitors

Nikon Nikkor 14mm f/2.8D ED Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 20mm f/1.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 20mm f/1.8G ED

Low light lens

$740 - $797

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Wide angle lens

$1,445 - $1,499

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Nikon F

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$289 - $798

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus

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

Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Fisheye lens

$1,663 - $2,099

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price More expensive
Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Wide angle lens

$224 - $279

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Cheaper
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Canon EF

Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Canon EF

Fisheye lens

$604

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom

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