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
Slightly cheaper $589.88 vs $807.76
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The best price we've seen is $218 cheaper (around 30% less)
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 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Fisheye lens

Magnification Slightly more magnification
Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Fisheye lens

$199 - $200

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus
Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

Fisheye lens

$1,132 - $1,249

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Magnification More magnification
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Nikon F Competitors

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

$349

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus
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Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Canon-ef

Fisheye lens

$429

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Weight Slightly heavier
Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM Nikon F

Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$399 - $410

Zoom range More zoom
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Fisheye Not a fisheye

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