differences

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

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Canon-ef vs the Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM.
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 1 kg
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More than 30% lighter
Slightly cheaper $99.50 vs $589.00
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The best price we've seen is $490 cheaper (5.9x less)
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-ef28 mm
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM35 mm

Compared to wide angle lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

Wide angle lens

$100 - $799

Aperture Has a narrower 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

Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM

Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM

Wide angle lens

$539

Prime lens Is a fixed focal length prime lens
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

$590 - $599

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

Wide angle lens

$1,897 - $1,997

Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 DG HSM II Canon-ef

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

Wide angle lens

$949

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Canon-ef

Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$320 - $325

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Weight Lighter
Auto focus Auto focus
Zoom range Slightly less zoom
Tokina 17-35mm f/4 Pro FX Canon-ef

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

Wide angle lens

$449

Weight Lighter
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8

Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8

Tilt-shift lens

$1,399

Tilt-shift Tilt-shift lens
Prime lens Is a prime lens
Lowest price More expensive
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Samyang 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS Canon-efm

Samyang 16mm f/2 ED AS UMC CS Canon-efm

Low light lens

$379 - $385

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range Slightly less zoom
Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM Canon-ef

Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM Canon-ef

Wide angle lens

$449

Weight Lighter
Aperture Narrower aperture

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM

Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM

Low light lens

$549

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Prime lens Is a prime lens
Zoom range Less zoom
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$100 - $110

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range Less zoom
Min focal length Worse wide angle
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 Significantly wider aperture
Lowest price More expensive
Zoom range Less zoom
Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM

Low light lens

$1,549

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Lowest price More expensive
Zoom range Less zoom

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