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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
More magnification 1:5 (0.2x) vs 1:11.6 (0.1x)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 2.5x larger in your photo
Slightly shorter 69 mm vs 89 mm
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More than 20% shorter
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 lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Min focal length Good wide-angle Help
11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon-f:11 mm
DA 14mm f/2.8:14 mm
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon-f:16 mm
DA 14mm f/2.8:14 mm
Focus motor No silent focus motor Help
Louder and slower
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Compared to wide angle lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

Zoom range Poor zoom Help
11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon-f:1.5x
DA 14mm f/2.8:1x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Tokina 12-24mm f/4 AT-X 124 Pro DX Nikon-f

Tokina 12-24mm f/4 AT-X 124 Pro DX Nikon-f

Fisheye lens

Fisheye Is a fisheye lens
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM

Wide angle lens

Wide maximum Has a higher max f/stop
Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Nikon-f

Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Nikon-f

Fisheye lens

$649

Fisheye Is a fisheye lens
Focus motor Has a silent focus motor

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6D EX DC HSM Nikon-f

Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6D EX DC HSM Nikon-f

Wide angle lens

$429

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX

Wide angle lens

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range More zoom
Wide maximum Much wider aperture
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
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

$427

Magnification More magnification
Zoom range More zoom
Wide maximum Much wider aperture
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Tokina 12-24mm f/4 AT-X 124 Pro DX II Nikon-f

Tokina 12-24mm f/4 AT-X 124 Pro DX II Nikon-f

Wide angle lens

$560

Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor 12-24mm f/4G ED-IF AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 12-24mm f/4G ED-IF AF-S DX

Wide angle lens

$1,050

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

Pentax SMC DA 14mm f/2.8 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax SMC -DA 15mm f/4 ED AL

Pentax SMC -DA 15mm f/4 ED AL

Wide angle lens

$683

Length Shorter
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Aperture Narrower aperture
Magnification Slightly less magnification
Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Pentax-k

Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Pentax-k

Wide angle lens

Auto focus Auto focus
Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 EX DG ASP HSM Pentax-k

Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 EX DG ASP HSM Pentax-k

Wide angle lens

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Pentax SMC  DA 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED

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

Fisheye lens

$479

Fisheye Fisheye lens
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM

Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM

Wide angle lens

$649

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Aperture Narrower aperture

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