PIX 2015

Sony A7 with Canon 16-35mm f2.8 or 17-40mm F4

Started Mar 29, 2014 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
Senior MemberPosts: 2,009Gear list
Re: Sony A7 with Canon 16-35mm f2.8 or 17-40mm F4
In reply to RER220, Mar 29, 2014

Something else to consider are the Tokina 16-28mm f/2.8 and the 17-35mm f/4.  The former is better than either Canon L-glass you referenced, but it is quite heavy with a bulbous front element that will not take a filter easily.  The latter is more manageable in size/weight, can take a 82mm filter and is weather-sealed.  I can attest that the Tokina 17-36mm f/4 is built to a higher degree of burliness than my GF's EF 16-35mm f/2.8

The Tokina 17-35mm f/4 can be prone to purple CA at the edges in extreme DR conditions, which can be helped by stopping down to f/8.

 DtEW's gear list:DtEW's gear list
Canon PowerShot G11 Canon EOS 6D Sony a6000 Canon EF 100mm f/2.0 USM Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM +17 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow