differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Nikon F

Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.8
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At its widest, the 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Nikon F captures much more light (1.3 f-stops)
Smaller diameter 78 mm vs 97 mm
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Around 20% smaller lens at the end
Cheaper $799.00 vs $1,445.19
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The best price we've seen is $646 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Slightly lighter 0.8 kg vs 1 kg
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Around 20% lighter
Slightly shorter 121 mm vs 132 mm
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Around 10% shorter
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Nikon F Learn more about
the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fixed aperture Constant aperture lenses Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Nikon F35 mm
AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED24 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Nikon F1.9x
AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED1.7x

competitors

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

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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f

Wide angle lens

$905 - $1,299

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Cheaper
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$2,317 - $2,699

Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor  14mm f/2.8D ED

Nikon Nikkor 14mm f/2.8D ED

Wide angle lens

$1,370 - $1,892

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Length Shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Nikon F Competitors

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