differences

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

Cheaper $69.50 vs $1,642.89
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The best price we've seen is $1,573 cheaper (23.6x less)
Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.8
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At its widest, the 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM captures much more light (1.3 f-stops)
Smaller diameter 78 mm vs 89 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Learn more about
the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
More zoom 2.9x vs 1.9x
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Around 50% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Slightly better telephoto 70 mm vs 35 mm
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2x more reach, less perspective distortion
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

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

competitors

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Competitors

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Canon EF

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$839 - $1,299

Lowest price Cheaper
Length Slightly shorter
Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Canon EF

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$700 - $1,099

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Cheaper
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
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Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$829 - $849

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly heavier

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Competitors

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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR

Wide angle lens

$829 - $1,067

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Wide angle lens

$710 - $799

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Nikon F

Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Nikon F

Low light lens

$749

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Length Shorter
Lowest price More expensive

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