differences

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

Cheaper $574.95 vs $1,449.00
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The best price we've seen is $874 cheaper (2.5x 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

Slightly lighter 0.6 kg vs 0.9 kg
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More than 30% lighter
Slightly shorter 112 mm vs 133 mm
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Around 20% shorter
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 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
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Canon EF28 mm
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM35 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
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Canon EF1.8x
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM2.2x

competitors

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

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

$245 - $369

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Cheaper
Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM

Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM

Portrait lens

$371

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Cheaper
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD Canon EF

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

Wide angle lens

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter

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

Nikon Nikkor  85mm f/1.4D IF

Nikon Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF

Low light lens

$1,547

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$636 - $899

Length Shorter
Weight Lighter
Aperture Narrower aperture
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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$863 - $1,199

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

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