11 Best Nikon Lenses of All Time

We have selected the top-order DX and FX format lenses of Nikon which are highly appreciated and liked by the professionals. The selected lenses are definitely beneficial for your photography


1.Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6:-

nikon-16-85mm-f3-5-5-6Its wide-ratio zoom makes this lens suitable for a broad range of photography such as, including indoor and outdoor events; streetscapes; and portraits and scenery, hence it is ideal for everyday use. It delivers a 24-128mm equivalent range covering most day-to-day situations, and also comes with an effective Vibration Reduction to reduce camera shake. It comes with better results across its optical range with minimal issues. It’s sharp, zooms and handles well, and VR works better. It has faster autofocus and more accurate than others zooms like the 18-55mm, 18-105mm, and 18-140mm. Hence it is much sharp and wider than any kit lens and also costs more.

Lens available at B&H.

2.Nikon 35mm f/1.8:-

nikon-35mm-f-1-8It is a DX-format lens, which is compatible to Nikon’s APS-C sized digital sensor camera bodies. But it can also be used on FX or film-based body but produces minimal vignetting. It performs well, with better results for sharpness at ƒ/1.8, and shows excellent result at ƒ/2.8.Chromatic aberration is visible but not gives trouble during photography and can be easily controllable. It is more affordable and popular lens .It’s extremely sharp, impressive in low light, focuses quickly. It is suitable for portraits and travel photography.

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3.Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 for Nikon DSLR’s:-

sigma-17-50mm-f2-8It is the first zoom lens produced by Sigma in this range that provides both a fixed maximum aperture and optical image stabilization. It offers sharp central performance throughout its zoom range, with varying degrees of corner softness. It comes with a fair macro performance of 0.2x magnification, with a minimum close-focusing distance of 28cm. it is designed for the APS-C sized camera bodies, and provides an effective field of view of 27 – 80mm (Canon) or 26 – 75mm (Nikon and others). Its wide aperture makes it a perfect lens to shoot landscapes and images of groups of people.

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4.Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G VR:-

nikon-18-140mm-f3-5-5-6g-vrIt is designed for APS-C sensor camera. It is small and light with variable aperture equipped with Nikon’s vibration reduction (VR) technology. It delivers beautiful ultra-sharp photos and videos with softly blurred backgrounds. Its versatile 7.8x zoom range (18mm to 140mm) offers the users to shoot everything from wide-angle family portraits to telephoto close-ups on the sports field. It is sharp throughout its zoom range and comes with vibration reduction. It is not a weather-sealed it comes with a rubber seal around the lens mount that provides basic protection against dust and moisture.

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5.Nikon 50mm f/1.8G:-

nikon-50mm-f-1-8gIt is one of the best photography lenses which are light, cheap, sharp, and fast. Its large aperture of f/1.8 makes it suitable for low-light photography and also it is ideal for portraits, wedding, street and wildlife photography. It gives perfect focus on the object. The auto focus motor in the lens is fast and accurate. It captures sharp and magnificent images in various light conditions. This lens is suitable for both FX or DX camera users. It offers an effective focal length of 75mm on Nikon’s DX format. It comes with a fast maximum aperture which is ideal for everyday shooting, perfect in low lighting situations and great for producing images with beautiful background blur (Bokeh).

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6.Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5:-

nikon-10-24mm-f3-5-4-5It is ideal for parties, portraits, macro, a short art film, landscapes, weddings, wildlife, nature, outdoor, portraits, close-up photo of bugs, flowers, and outdoor photography. It’s also versatile enough to focus on subjects as close as 0.8-ft. It comes with sharp footage, magnificent color with fast and accurate autofocus. The lens produces clear wide angle shots with great zoom capability and helps to capture better images and performs well in low-light conditions. It is compatible with all of the manufacturer’s DX-format DSLR cameras. It comes with fast, quiet and accurate auto-focus.

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7.Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 VR:-

nikon-18-300mm-f3-5-6-3-vrIt is versatile all-in-one lens for DX cameras and captures magnificent images at different focal lengths without changing lenses; hence the users needn’t to carry a bunch of lenses. It is lighter and affordable lens with a massive 16.7x zoom range that offers both wide-angle and super-telephoto capabilities. It is compatible with a Nikon DX-format D-SLR and captures high-resolution stills and Full HD videos. It comes with Vibration Reduction technology, which supports to capture sharp photos and videos during handheld shooting.

The users can get better result on capturing portraits, sports, concerts, wildlife, landscapes, group shots, interiors with softly blurred background.

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8.Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6 VR II:-

nikon-55-200mm-f4-5-6-vr-iiIt is compact, lightweight telephoto zoom lens ideal for sports, travel and everyday photography. Its versatile zoom range extends from 55mm, which makes it suitable for portraits and group shots. It’s zoom range up to 200mm, supports the user to capture close-ups on the sports field, school events and lots more. You can say that it is a great multipurpose lens. It comes with Super Integrated Coating (SIC) which delivers superior color quality as well as reduces ghosting and lens flare.

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9.Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 DX II:-

tokina-11-16mm-f2-8-dx-iiIt comes with high sharpness throughout the entire frame in a wide angle lens. It has wider focal lengths which cover a 35mm equivalent of 16.5-24mm and also its wider aperture supports to gain superior low light performance. Its sharpness makes us to recommend it for landscape, real estate photography, wide astrophotography, family pictures, interior and exterior building photos. It has the ability to work in both low lights as well in bright light conditions. It delivers the images with sharp quality with great details even in corners.

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10.Nikon 85mm f/3.5G DX Micro:-

nikon-85mm-f3-5g-dx-microIt is a versatile medium-telephoto macro lens which delivers close-up, macro and even portrait shooting with Vibration Reduction (VR II) image stabilization which helps the users to shoot in dim light hand-held photography. It is ideal for those photographers who have to shoot macro photography outdoors like insects and flowers. It comes with stunning sharpness and beautiful background bokeh. The main attraction of the lens is its macro functionality; to be specific, a full 1:1 reproduction ratio. Minimum close-focusing distance is 28.6 cm (approx.11 inches), which is a comfortable working distance for the lens.

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11.Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4 VR:-

nikon-16-80mm-f2-8-4-vrIt comes with an equivalent focal length of 24-120mm and covers a wide range of subject. The users can get better result on capturing landscape, sports and flowers. Also, the maximum aperture range is quite fast, spanning from f/2.8 at 18mm to f/4 at 80mm. It provides an equivalent focal length of 24-120mm, when used on DX-format camera or FX-format cameras in DX mode. It’s very sharp in the center of the frame at all focal lengths, even wide open. It comes with fast and accurate focus along with well saturated colors with good contrast. For more details and buying purpose visit B&H.