differences

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

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
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the Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG

Reasons to consider the Nikon 16mm f/2.8D

Auto focus Yes vs No
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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
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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
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
15mm f/2.8 EX DG15 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

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Nikon Nikkor 14mm f/2.8D ED

Wide angle lens

$1,892

Fisheye Not a fisheye
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Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Nikon-f

Fisheye lens

$389

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Weight Slightly heavier
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Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Nikon F

Fisheye lens

$609

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Diameter Larger diameter

Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG Competitors

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Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$329

Fisheye Not a fisheye

discussion Which do you think is better?

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