Home  Donate  New  Search  Gallery  Reviews  How-To  Books  Links  Workshops  About  Contact

Ultra-Ultrawide Lenses Compared
The Widest of the Wide
© 2015 KenRockwell.com. All rights reserved.

Please help KenRockwell..com

This ad-free website's biggest source of support is when you use any of these links to approved sources when you get anything, regardless of the country in which you live. Nikon and Canon do not seal their boxes, so never buy at retail or any source not on my personally approved list since you'll have no way of knowing if you're missing accessories, getting a defective, dropped, damaged or used lens, a customer return or if the warranty has already been registered to someone else online! The approved sources I use ship from secure, remote automated warehouses where salespeople or other customers never, ever get to touch your camera, and they have the best prices, selection, service and return policies.

 

March 2015   Better Pictures   Apple Reviews   Nikon   Canon   All Reviews

Canon Ultrawides Compared

Canon 11-24mm

Nikon 13mm f/5.6

Nikon 14-24mm

Canon 14mm f/2.8 L

Canon 16-35mm f/4 IS

 

Introduction         top

Intro   Specs   Performance   Compared   Usage   Recommendations   More

Which is widest and best: the Canon 11-24mm, Nikon 13mm f/5.6, Nikon 14-24mm, Canon 14mm f/2.8 L or Canon 16-35mm f/4 IS? Let's shoot them where we need them and find out.

I had a small space inside a fine home to snap. Only the Canon 11-24mm was wide enough to fit the entire table and entire chandelier. Even the mighty Nikon 13mm wasn't wide enough.

 

Canon 11-24mm         top

Fine Home Entryway

Fine Home Entry. Canon 5D Mk III at ISO 250, 11-24mm at 11mm, f/8 at 1/8 hand-held, Perfectly Clear V2. Full-resolution file.

 

Fine Home Entryway

Fine Home Entry wide-open at f/4. Canon 5D Mk III at ISO 400, 11-24mm at 11mm, f/4 at 1/40 hand-held, Perfectly Clear V2. © camera-original file.

The Canon fit the entire table base and chandelier.

Here are shots made with the Nikon 13mm f/5.6, Nikon 14-24mm at 14mm, Canon 14mm f/2.8 L and Canon 16-35mm f/4 IS at 16mm for comparison. Click each to download the camera-original file. The Nikons were shot on a D810.

Nikon 13mm Canon 14mm
Nikon 14-24mm Canon 16-35 IS

 

Compared         top

There's no comparison here: only the Canon 11-24mm was wide enough to get it all in. It's the sharpest, too.

No news here, the Canon 11-24mm is newest and best.

The Canon 14mm f/2.8 L is the softest.

 

Help me help you         top

I support my growing family through this website, as crazy as it might seem.

The biggest help is when you use any of these links to approved sources when you get anything, regardless of the country in which you live. It costs you nothing, and is this site's, and thus my family's, biggest source of support. These places have the best prices and service, which is why I've used them since before this website existed. I recommend them all personally.

If you find this page as helpful as a book you might have had to buy or a workshop you may have had to take, feel free to help me continue helping everyone.

If you've gotten your gear through one of my links or helped otherwise, you're family. It's great people like you who allow me to keep adding to this site full-time. Thanks!

If you haven't helped yet, please do, and consider helping me with a gift of $5.00.

As this page is copyrighted and formally registered, it is unlawful to make copies, especially in the form of printouts for personal use. If you wish to make a printout for personal use, you are granted one-time permission only if you PayPal me $5.00 per printout or part thereof. Thank you!

 

Thanks for reading!

 

 

Mr. & Mrs. Ken Rockwell, Ryan and Katie.

 

Home  Donate  New  Search  Gallery  Reviews  How-To  Books  Links  Workshops  About  Contact