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differences

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

Has a consant aperture Yes vs No
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Constant aperture lenses offer the same aperture at all focal lengths
Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Nikon-f Learn more about
the Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Nikon-f

Reasons to consider the Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D ED-IF

Wider aperture f/3.5 vs f/4
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At its widest, the 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D ED-IF captures marginally more light, 0.4 f-stops
Nikon Nikkor  18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D ED-IF Learn more about
the Nikon 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D ED-IF

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Focus motor No silent focus motor Help
Louder and slower
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
35 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.

Zoom range Poor zoom Help
17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Nikon-f:2.1x
18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D ED-IF:1.9x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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 Has image stabilization
Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF

Wide angle lens

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Nikon-f

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

Wide angle lens

$635

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Length Is longer
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

$684

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$839

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 Pentax-k

Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 Pentax-k

Wide angle lens

Aperture Has a narrower aperture

Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Nikon-f Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II LD [IF] Nikon-f

Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II LD [IF] Nikon-f

Wide angle lens

$490

Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Tamron SP 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II VC LD Nikon-f

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

Wide angle lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
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
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto

Nikon Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D ED-IF Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Prime lens Is a prime lens
Zoom range Less zoom
Nikon Nikkor 20mm f/2.8 D

Nikon Nikkor 20mm f/2.8 D

Wide angle lens

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Nikon Nikkor  20mm f/2.8D

Nikon Nikkor 20mm f/2.8D

Wide angle lens

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
Magnification Slightly less magnification
Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Fisheye lens

$649

Fisheye Fisheye lens
Prime lens Is a prime lens
Zoom range Less zoom
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G

Wide angle lens

$500

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Zoom range More zoom

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