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Reasons to consider the Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Canon-ef

Cheaper $639.00 vs $1,699.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,060 cheaper (2.7x less)
Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Canon-ef Learn more about
the Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Canon-ef

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

Fisheye lens Yes vs No
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Fisheye lenses take extremely wide 'circular' looking images
Slightly lighter 0.6 kg vs 1 kg
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More than 30% lighter
Slightly more zoom 2.2x vs 1.8x
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Around 30% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II 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
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Canon-ef:28 mm
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM:35 mm
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$839

Aperture Has a narrower 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

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$189 - $1,199

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
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

$649

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Pentax-k

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Pentax-k

Low light lens

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Zeiss Distagon  T* 21mm f/2.8 ZE Canon-ef

Zeiss Distagon T* 21mm f/2.8 ZE Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$1,838 - $1,843

Prime lens Is a fixed focal length prime lens
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Auto focus Lacks autofocus
Placeholder

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM

Low light lens

$799

Aperture Has a wider aperture

Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Canon-ef 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 Image stabilization
Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Narrower aperture
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Placeholder

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

Wide angle lens

$525

Weight Lighter
Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 EX DG ASP HSM Canon-ef

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

Wide angle lens

$891

Weight Slightly lighter
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 Canon-ef

Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

Length Shorter
Weight Lighter
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM

Wide angle lens

$1,691

Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM

Fisheye lens

$1,499

Magnification Slightly more magnification
Aperture Narrower aperture
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Low light lens

$1,479

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Zoom range Less zoom
Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Fisheye lens

$2,359

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Zoom range Less zoom
Lowest price More expensive

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