Have decided it is time for an upgrade to a full frame camera. After much reserch I have decided on a Nikon D750.
Now to decide on a Lens.
To get myself started i want an UWA lens for landscape photography.
Lens i am considering.
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED
-Good value for money
-Would like it to go wider
-Distortion at 18mm
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G VR
- Don't need VR as 90% of my landscapes are taken on a tripod
- 16mm wide
- Superior build/image quality?
- Distortion at 16mm
- Large Lens, size isn't really an issue
Tokina ATX 17-35 f/4 SD IF PRO FX
- Less distortion than both Nikon Lens
- Slightly Cheaper
- Not as sharp as either Nikon in corners?
- More Prone to CA and Flare issues
Using filters is a must so as much as i would like to go wider these seem to be my only options, unless i missed something.
I am currently Leaning towards the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED as i have little need for the VR on the 16-35. The only appealing factor is its extra angle of view. From the reviews i have read both Nikon lens are of equal quality. The Tokina from the review i have read is a step behind the Nikon 18-35, and therefore i don't think the $100 savings in worthwhile.
I guess my main decision to make here is whether the 16-35 Nikon is worth the extra $700 over the Nikon 18-35. From the reviews i have read so far i would say not.
However if anyone has both lens i would greatly appreciate any comments you have about either lens.