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
Cheaper $707.99 vs $1,288.59
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The best price we've seen is $581 cheaper (around 50% less)
Slightly more magnification 1:4.8 (0.2) vs 1:10 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects more than 2x larger in your photo
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 16mm f/2.8D

Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest, the 16mm f/2.8D 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
Slightly shorter 56 mm vs 69 mm
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Around 20% shorter
Slightly lighter 287 g vs 400 g
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Around 30% lighter
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
Length Short Help
8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Nikon F69 mm
16mm f/2.8D56 mm
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
8mm f/3.5 EX DG Circular Nikon F8 mm
16mm f/2.8D16 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 16mm f/2.8D Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24mm f/1.4G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24mm f/1.4G ED

Low light lens

$1,600 - $1,997

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG

Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX DG

Fisheye lens

$606

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus
Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Low light lens

$254

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Cheaper
Fisheye Not a fisheye

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

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Fisheye lens

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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