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differences

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

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Canon-ef vs the Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM.
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the Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Canon-ef

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

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM vs the Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Canon-ef.
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the Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fixed aperture Constant aperture lenses Help
The same aperture at all focal lengths
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-ef:35 mm
EF 17-40mm f/4L USM:40 mm
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.

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

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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

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

Wide angle lens

$719 - $1,149

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Zoom range Has slightly large zoom range
Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Canon-ef

Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$749

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon-ef

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$519

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Image stabilization Has image stabilization

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sigma 300-800mm f/5.6 EX DG APO IF HSM

Sigma 300-800mm f/5.6 EX DG APO IF HSM

Wildlife lens

$7,999

Max focal length Much better telephoto
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Min focal length Much worse wide angle
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$110

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Canon-ef

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range Slightly less zoom
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Samsung 18-55mm

Samsung 18-55mm

Wide angle lens

$258

Zoom range More zoom
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM

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

Wide angle lens

$699

Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

Fisheye lens

$1,699

Fisheye Fisheye lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price More expensive
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM

Wide angle lens

$1,750

Aperture Wider aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Lowest price More expensive
Weight Heavier
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

$649 - $665

Wide maximum Narrower aperture
Aperture Wider aperture
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

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

Wide angle lens

$879

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly longer
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

Wide angle lens

$1,257

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Length Longer
Lowest price Slightly more expensive

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