differences

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

Cheaper $574.89 vs $1,399.00
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The best price we've seen is $824 cheaper (2.4x 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 1 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

Placeholder

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED

Wide angle lens

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

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

Wide angle lens

$999

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture
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
Zoom range Less zoom

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

Placeholder

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Canon EF

Wide angle lens

$884 - $1,199

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Canon EF

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Canon EF

Low light lens

$629

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

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

Wide angle lens

$615 - $999

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

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