differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Canon EF

Slightly lighter 332 g vs 0.5 kg
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Around 40% lighter
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Reasons to consider the Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Canon-ef

Slightly cheaper $379.00 vs $603.51
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The best price we've seen is $225 cheaper (around 40% less)
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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
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
15mm f/2.8 EX DG Canon EF15 mm
12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Canon-ef12 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

Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Canon-ef Competitors

Samyang 8mm f/2.8 Fish-eye

Samyang 8mm f/2.8 Fish-eye

Lens

$257

Weight Slightly lighter
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Wide angle lens

$229 - $279

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Lens

$299

Fisheye Not a fisheye

Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Canon EF Competitors

Rokinon 12mm f/2 NCS CS Sony E

Rokinon 12mm f/2 NCS CS Sony E

Low light lens

$249 - $276

Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Nikon F

Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Nikon F

Fisheye lens

$329

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus

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