differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

Image stabilization Nikon VR vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Shorter 155 mm vs 193 mm
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Around 20% shorter
Better wide angle 24 mm vs 70 mm
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2.9x better wide angle
Slightly lighter 1.1 kg vs 1.3 kg
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Around 20% lighter
Slightly more magnification 1:3.6 (0.3) vs 1:6.2 (0.2)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 80% larger in your photo
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM

Significantly narrower aperture f/32 vs f/22
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At its narrowest, the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM goes 1.1 f-stops narrower
Better telephoto 200 mm vs 70 mm
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Around 3x more reach, less perspective distortion
Cheaper $1,019.00 vs $1,877.59
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The best price we've seen is $859 cheaper (around 50% less)
Slightly smaller diameter 84 mm vs 88 mm
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Almost the same
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM

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
Length Quite long Help
AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR155 mm
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM193 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Competitors

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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR

Wide angle lens

$749 - $799

Length Shorter
Lowest price Cheaper
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Nikon F

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$920 - $1,199

Lowest price Cheaper
Length Shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Competitors

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Sports lens

$1,460 - $1,799

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price More expensive
Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM O.I.S. WR

Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM O.I.S. WR

Portrait lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Length Slightly shorter
Wide minimum Significantly wider aperture

discussion Which do you think is better?

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