differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Nikon F

Has a silent focus motor Generic motor vs None
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Almost the same
Cheaper $535.00 vs $1,279.02
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The best price we've seen is $744 cheaper (2.4x less)
Slightly more magnification 1:3.8 (0.3) vs 1:10 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects more than 2.5x larger in your photo
Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Nikon F Learn more about
the Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Nikon 16mm f/2.8D

Smaller diameter 64 mm vs 74 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly shorter 56 mm vs 71 mm
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More than 20% shorter
Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D Learn more about
the Nikon 16mm f/2.8D

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 Nikon F15 mm
16mm f/2.8D16 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

Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D Competitors

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Nikon F

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$320

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

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

Wide angle lens

$1,897

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Nikon F

Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Nikon F

Fisheye lens

$744 - $899

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture

Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Nikon F Competitors

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Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Nikon-f

Fisheye lens

$399

Weight Slightly heavier
Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular

Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular

Fisheye lens

$904

Aperture Narrower aperture
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Nikon Nikkor AF 16mm f/2.8D

Fisheye lens

$997

Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

discussion Which do you think is better?

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