93points

Canon EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM

80points

Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM

Comparison winner
Canon EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM
Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM
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Canon EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM vs Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM

Canon EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM
Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM
Canon EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM
Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM
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points
80
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Why is Canon EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM better than Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM?

  • 20% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/2.8 vs3.5f
  • 9µm less chromatic aberration
    3µmvs12µm
  • 0.3TStop more transmission
    3.2TStopvs3.5TStop
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Has or is a prime lens
  • 0.4% less distortion
  • 0.7f wider aperture at maximum focal length
    2.8fvs3.5f
  • Weather sealed

Why is Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM better than Canon EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM?

  • Is a wide angle lens
  • 290mm shorter minimum focal length
    10mmvs300mm
  • 1.76m shorter minimum focus distance
    0.24mvs2m
  • 1x greater zoom range
    2xvs1x
  • Includes lens hood
  • Front element doesn't rotate
  • Lens hood is reversible
  • 94.4° wider maximum angle of view
    102.4°vs

Miscellaneous

1.Weather sealed
Canon EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM
Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.widest aperture

f/2.8

f/3.5

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Samyang XP 50mm f/1.2

f/1.2

3.Is a wide angle lens
Canon EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM
Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM

A wide angle lens is great for capturing larger areas of a scene, such as when doing architectural or landscape photography.

4.minimum focal length

300mm

10mm

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.

Best

Canon EF 35mm F/2 IS USM

0.24mm

5.minimum focus distance

2m

0.24m

This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

Best

Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF

0.02m

6.has a silent focus motor built into the lens
Canon EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM
Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM

Lenses with built-in focus motor focus faster and more quietly than lenses without a focus motor which rely on the camera's body focus motor.

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