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 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 cheaper $580.53 vs $810.18
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The best price we've seen is $230 cheaper (around 30% less)
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

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

Zoom range More zoom
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
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 12-28mm f/4 AT-X Pro DX Nikon F

Tokina 12-28mm f/4 AT-X Pro DX Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$449

Zoom range More zoom
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture

Pentax SMC DA 14mm f/2.8 Competitors

Pentax SMC  D FA 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Pentax SMC D FA 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens

$325

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Magnification Significantly more magnification
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

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

Wide angle lens

$1,580 - $1,897

Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC

Wide angle lens

$299

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus

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