differences

Reasons to consider the Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Nikon F

Has a silent focus motor Generic motor vs None
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Almost the same
Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Nikon F Learn more about
the Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Nikon 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest, the 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Smaller diameter 64 mm vs 74 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX Learn more about
the Nikon 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

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
Min focal length Good wide-angle Help
8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Nikon F8 mm
10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX 10.5 mm
Length Short Help
8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Nikon F69 mm
10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX 64 mm
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Nikon F8 mm
10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX 10.5 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

competitors

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX Competitors

Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Nikon F

Fisheye lens

$239

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Auto focus Auto focus
Nikon Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX

Wide angle lens

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range More zoom
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Low light lens

$170 - $193

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Aperture Wider aperture
Fisheye Not a fisheye

Sigma 8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Nikon F Competitors

Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D

Fisheye lens

$1,289

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

discussion Which do you think is better?

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