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
Slightly cheaper $1,010.00 vs $1,445.19
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The best price we've seen is $435 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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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

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Nikon F

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Nikon F

Low light lens

$799

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Placeholder

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

Wide angle lens

$905 - $1,299

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Cheaper
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$2,317 - $2,699

Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

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

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di LD Nikon F

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di LD Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$499

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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

Length Shorter
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF

Wide angle lens

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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