differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF

Much more zoom 18.8x vs 1x
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Around 19x more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Significantly better telephoto 300 mm vs 35 mm
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More than 8.5x more reach, less perspective distortion
Image stabilization Tamron VC vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Cheaper $459.00 vs $979.95
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The best price we've seen is $521 cheaper (2.1x less)
Slightly better wide angle 16 mm vs 35 mm
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2.2x better wide angle
Slightly lighter 0.5 kg vs 0.7 kg
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Around 20% lighter
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Reasons to consider the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Is a prime lens Yes vs No
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Prime lenses have a single focal length, they are typically sharper and have wider apertures
Significantly wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/3.5
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At its widest, the 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art captures much more light (2.6 f-stops)
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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Easier to use

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

competitors

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Competitors

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

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

Wide angle lens

$1,510 - $1,699

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Canon EF

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Canon EF

Low light lens

$420

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Nikon F

Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Nikon F

Low light lens

$727 - $849

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle

Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO Canon EF Competitors

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Travel lens

$449 - $699

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom range Much less zoom
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Travel lens

$274 - $399

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom range Much less zoom
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Travel lens

$267 - $400

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom range Much less zoom

discussion Which do you think is better?

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