differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon 16mm f/2.8D

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Nikon 16mm f/2.8D vs the Nikon 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX .
Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D Learn more about
the Nikon 16mm f/2.8D

Reasons to consider the Nikon 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Slightly more magnification 1:5 (0.2) vs 1:10 (0.1)
Help
Take macro shots with subjects 2x larger in your photo
Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX Learn more about
the Nikon 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fisheye Both are fisheye lenses Help
Extremely wide circular images
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Diameter Small diameters Help
64 mm
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Length Short Help
16mm f/2.8D56 mm
10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX 64 mm
Focus motor No silent focus motor Help
Louder and slower
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
16mm f/2.8D16 mm
10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX 10.5 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.8

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

competitors

Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D Competitors

Nikon Nikkor  14mm f/2.8D ED

Nikon Nikkor 14mm f/2.8D ED

Wide angle lens

$1,892

Fisheye Not a fisheye
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

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

Wide angle lens

$1,897

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Nikon F

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$319

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Fisheye Not a fisheye

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX Competitors

Nikon Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX

Wide angle lens

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range More zoom
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Fisheye lens

$279

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Nikon F

Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Nikon F

Fisheye lens

$756

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Diameter Larger diameter

discussion Which do you think is better?

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