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
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

Nikon Nikkor  20mm f/2.8 AIS

Nikon Nikkor 20mm f/2.8 AIS

Wide angle lens

$660

Length Slightly shorter
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG

Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG

Fisheye lens

$609

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Auto focus Auto focus
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Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Nikon-f

Fisheye lens

$389 - $599

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Weight Slightly heavier

Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Nikon F Competitors

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

Fisheye lens

$370

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

Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular

Fisheye lens

$896

Aperture Narrower aperture
Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Nikon F

Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Nikon F

Fisheye lens

$756

Length Slightly longer

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