differences

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

Image stabilization Nikon VR vs None
Help
Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Smaller diameter 81 mm vs 97 mm
Help
Around 20% smaller lens at the end
Cheaper $949.00 vs $1,455.89
Help
The best price we've seen is $507 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Slightly lighter 0.7 kg vs 1 kg
Help
Around 30% lighter
Slightly more zoom 2.2x vs 1.7x
Help
Around 30% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Slightly more magnification 1:4 (0.2) vs 1:6.7 (0.1)
Help
Take macro shots with subjects around 70% larger in your photo
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/4
Help
At its widest, the AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED Learn more about
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 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX

Wide angle lens

Zoom range More zoom
Diameter Smaller diameter
Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 ZM Leica M

Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 ZM Leica M

Wide angle lens

$420

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Lowest price Cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus
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

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Weight Slightly lighter
Auto focus Auto focus

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

Placeholder

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f

Wide angle lens

$948 - $1,099

Aperture Wider aperture
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$899 - $999

Length Slightly shorter
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

Wide angle lens

Zoom range More zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Diameter Slightly larger diameter

discussion Which do you think is better?

Speech is free, but discussion at LensHero is moderated! Please discuss your opinion of these lenses here, and discuss feedback for LensHero at our support community.

Showing 0 comments