differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

Image stabilization Nikon VR vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Smaller diameter 81 mm vs 97 mm
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Around 20% smaller lens at the end
Cheaper $949.00 vs $1,401.19
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The best price we've seen is $452 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Slightly lighter 0.7 kg vs 1 kg
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Around 30% lighter
Slightly more zoom 2.2x vs 1.7x
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Around 30% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Slightly more magnification 1:4 (0.2) vs 1:6.7 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 70% larger in your photo
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Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/4
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At its widest, the AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
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the Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

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
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR35 mm
AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED24 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide minimum Wide aperture Help
f/22
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR2.2x
AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED1.7x

competitors

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

Diameter Smaller diameter
Length Shorter
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D

Fisheye lens

$1,255

Fisheye Fisheye lens
Prime lens Is a prime lens
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f

Wide angle lens

$948 - $1,099

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Cheaper
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Competitors

Nikon Nikkor  14mm f/2.8D ED

Nikon Nikkor 14mm f/2.8D ED

Wide angle lens

$1,347

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$640 - $899

Length Shorter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Nikon F

Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$449

Length Shorter
Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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