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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 $638.95
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The best price we've seen is $539 cheaper (6.4x 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-ef:28 mm
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM:35 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-ef:1.8x
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM:2.2x

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
Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM

Fisheye lens

$2,249

Fisheye Is a fisheye lens
Prime lens Is a fixed focal length prime lens
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
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

$1,199

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
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

$499

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$100 - $1,149

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Zoom range Has slightly large zoom range
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

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

Wide angle lens

$1,997

Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

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

$298 - $329

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

$479 - $485

Weight Slightly lighter
Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

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-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

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

Wide angle lens

$879

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Lowest price More expensive

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