We compared sunstars from eight ultra-wide full frame zoom lenses, including both DSLR and mirrorless lenses, from Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Sigma, Sony and Tamron, including:

  • Canon EF 16-35mm F2.8 III
  • Canon RF 15-35mm F2.8 IS
  • Nikon F 14-24mm F2.8
  • Nikon Z 14-30mm F4
  • Panasonic 16-35mm F4
  • Sigma 14-24mm F2.8
  • Sony 16-35mm F2.8 GM
  • Tamron 17-28mm F2.8

Who's the winner? Watch the video and look at the samples below, then tell us which one you think is best in our poll (below).

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Have your say

Which lens produced the best sunstars in our sunstar shootout?
  • Canon EF 16-35mm F2.8 III18.3%
  • Canon RF 15-35mm F2.8 IS16.6%
  • Nikon F 14-24mm F2.86.9%
  • Nikon Z 14-30mm F428.9%
  • Panasonic 16-35mm F43.5%
  • Sigma 14-24mm F2.84.1%
  • Sony 16-35mm F2.8 GM11.2%
  • Tamron 17-28mm F2.810.4%
Total voters: 536