differences

Reasons to consider the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon F

Slightly more zoom 1.5x vs 1x
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Around 50% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon F Learn more about
the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Pentax DA 14mm f/2.8

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
Slightly shorter 69 mm vs 89 mm
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More than 20% shorter
Slightly cheaper $580.53 vs $810.18
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The best price we've seen is $230 cheaper (around 30% less)
Slightly more magnification 1:5.3 (0.2) vs 1:12.5 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 2.5x larger in your photo
Slightly lighter 420 g vs 0.6 kg
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Around 30% lighter
Pentax SMC  DA 14mm f/2.8 Learn more about
the Pentax DA 14mm f/2.8

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon F16 mm
DA 14mm f/2.814 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide minimum Wide aperture Help
f/22
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon F1.5x
DA 14mm f/2.81x
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

competitors

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

Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM Nikon F

Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$449

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX-II 11-16mm f/2.8 Nikon F

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

Wide angle lens

$479

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Nikon F

Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$678 - $699

Diameter Smaller diameter
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Wide minimum Much wider aperture

Pentax SMC DA 14mm f/2.8 Competitors

Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM

Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM

Wide angle lens

$449

Zoom range More zoom
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Pentax SMC  DA 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED

Pentax SMC DA 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED

Fisheye lens

$414 - $447

Fisheye Fisheye lens
Diameter Smaller diameter
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

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

Wide angle lens

$1,527 - $1,897

Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

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