differences

Reasons to consider the Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Canon EF

Slightly cheaper $439.29 vs $699.00
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The best price we've seen is $260 cheaper (around 40% less)
Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Canon EF Learn more about
the Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Canon EF

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Slightly smaller diameter 84 mm vs 89 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly lighter 475 g vs 0.6 kg
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More than 20% lighter
Slightly more zoom 2.4x vs 2.1x
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More than 10% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

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
Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
f/4
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Canon EF35 mm
EF 17-40mm f/4L USM40 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide minimum Wide aperture Help
f/22
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

competitors

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Competitors

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$609 - $999

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

$319 - $349

Aperture Much wider aperture
Prime lens Is a prime lens
Zoom range Less zoom
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Wide angle lens

$769 - $879

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly longer

Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Canon EF Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Low light lens

$187 - $197

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
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

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Tamron SP 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II VC LD Canon EF

Tamron SP 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II VC LD Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$324 - $499

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture

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