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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM versus Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II Canon

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

DxOMark Score

Best at f=16mm & f/2.8[?]
20

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
12P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.3TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.5%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.5EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
13µm
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Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II Canon

DxOMark Score

Best at f=12mm & f/4.5[?]
13

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
10P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
5.8TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.9%
Vignetting
[?]
-2EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
20µm
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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
Announced2007-04-01 
Indicative price (USD) 1399 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 16 - 35  
Filter diameter (mm) 82 
Max diameter (mm) 88.5 
Mount typeCanon EF  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorUSM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses16  
Number of groups12  
Diaphragm blades7  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)111.6  
Weight (gr)640  

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Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II Canon
Announced2011-02-01 
Indicative price (USD) 1400 
Aperturef/4.5-5.6  
Focal range (mm) 12 - 24  
Filter diameter (mm)  
Max diameter (mm) 87 
Mount typeCanon EF  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorHSM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front element  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses17  
Number of groups13  
Diaphragm blades5  
Circular apertureNo  
Length (mm)120  
Weight (gr)  

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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Focal: 16 - 20 - 28 - 35
 
Focal: 12 - 17 - 20 - 24
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 
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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Focal: 16 - 20 - 28 - 35
 
Focal: 12 - 17 - 20 - 24
 
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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III

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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III
Focal: 16 - 20 - 28 - 35
 
Focal: 12 - 17 - 20 - 24
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 4.5 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 

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