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

Cheaper $635.81 vs $1,699.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,063 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
Has a silent focus motor Canon USM vs None
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Focuses quickly and silently
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

$569

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Low light lens

$1,619

Aperture Has a wider aperture
Prime lens Is a fixed focal length prime lens
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
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
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

Length Is shorter
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
Aperture Has a narrower 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

$329

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Weight Lighter
Auto focus Auto focus
Zoom range Slightly less zoom
Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Macro Nikon-f

Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Macro Nikon-f

Wide angle lens

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Length Shorter
Canon EF 24mm f/2.8

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8

Wide angle lens

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Length Shorter
Zoom range Slightly less zoom
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

$799

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Weight Slightly 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

$1,750

Magnification Slightly more magnification
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

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

Wide angle lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Fisheye Not a fisheye
Magnification Slightly less magnification
Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Fisheye lens

$2,200

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Magnification Less magnification
Zoom range Less zoom
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

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

Wide angle lens

$1,997

Fisheye Not a fisheye
Weight Slightly heavier

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