differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f

Image stabilization Tamron VC vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Cheaper $904.95 vs $1,445.19
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The best price we've seen is $540 cheaper (around 40% less)
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the Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f

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

Has a silent focus motor Nikon AF-S vs Tamron USD
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Focuses quickly and silently
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
SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f30 mm
AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED24 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide minimum Wide aperture Help
f/22
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon-f2x
AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED1.7x

competitors

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

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

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

Low light lens

$799

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Wide minimum Wider aperture
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

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Nikon F Competitors

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon F

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$558

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DI II Nikon F

Tamron SP 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DI II Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$499

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Wide minimum Much wider aperture

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