Which is of course proof that it is indeed a great camera. Check price. Focal Length. I saw one on display at Nikon House in Rockefeller Center in New York City in the 1970s, and saw one again in early 2008, from which I'll be penning a review one of these days. Check price. 77mm filters, 28.1 oz./796g, 1.6'/0.5m close focus. Be sure that this new AF-P lens is compatible with your camera; if not, get the older 10-24mm if you have an older DX DSLR. All Nikon's 80-200mm f/4.5 zooms are excellent. Heck, I sold an image to McDonald's shot on the older version — and they used it on a billboard! I support my growing family through this website, as crazy as it might seem. This is a tiny little lens not much bigger than a lens cap. The price has even gone down in recent years, so it’s more in-line with cheaper alternatives. Version One of this lens was no less of a workhorse, but when the VRII came out around 2009 or 2010, Nikon upped the game considerably. Both produce magnificent images. The only thing it doesn't do is replace an ultra-wide lens like the 16-35mm VR, or allow us to shoot sports in dim light like the 70-200mm f/2.8 VR FL. For the time being it is definitely a worthy king of lenses. Read on to see why. You’ll be blown away at how fast this incredible lens can focus, and how accurate it … lens which was the sharpest lens from Nikon on the DxOMark ratings. have had to take, feel free to help me continue helping everyone. page as helpful as a book you might have had to buy or a workshop you may The 13mm f/5.6 was the world's widest lens when it was introduced, and is still the widest non-distorting professional SLR lens ever made in all of history. Nikon D850, Nikon 28-300mm VR at 36mm at f/8 hand held at 1/20 at Auto ISO 400, Perfectly Clear v3.5. These two lenses incorporate every trick Nikon has learned over decades and decades of lens design and volume manufacturing. 82mm filters, 37.6 oz./1,067 g, 1.3'/0.4 m close focus. bigger or full-resolution. I have no problem saying that this is the most outstanding third-party lens ever made. 67mm filters, 19.4 oz./550g, 1.6'/0.5m close focus. As a guy who's owned probably every Nikon lens ever made, even for Nikon's 1940s-1960s rangefinder cameras, I'm astonished at how this one lens replaces every other lens I used to use, with the exception of ultra-ultra wides. Nikon made its name with its manual-focus lenses. When shooting film, using filters is critical, and you should select lenses which share the same size filters so you only have to bring one set of them. It lets me get rid of my old fashioned "camera bag" full of lenses that I used to carry. It is worlds better than today's 35mm f/1.4 (which is a manual focus lens made since 1969) or the manual focus 28mm f/2. Check price. The 35mm f/1.8 is super-sharp, focuses instantly, it's fast, it's tough (metal mount), and simply works perfectly for a super low price. This beast is big and heavy: 5 inches (12cm) around and it weighs 3 pounds (1.4kg) with caps. For Nikon Z cameras, 62mm filters, 14.1 oz./ 400g, 1.6'/0.5m close focus. For full-frame mirrorless (Z6 & Z7). These rare lenses come with unbelievable specs and spectacular price tags. Alas, inexpensive they are not. The only other lens I sometimes carry with my 28-300mm is my 16-35mm VR: The 16-35mm is sharp, sharp, sharp, even wide open, and even in the corners. Here are the 10 best choices. This lens is special because its sharp, even in the corners, even wide-open at f/1.4. 58mm filters, 9.8 oz./278g, 1.5'/0.45m close focus. Technical specifications of 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art. Its Art series lenses are renowned for their image quality, sharpness, and very little distortion. For a DX DSLR, this is the only lens you'd ever need, unless you also need an ultra-ultra wide lens: For Nikon DX DSLRs. One of Nikon’s sharpest ever lenses. Most importantly in this wide lens is that of all the lenses Zeiss has ever made, this is the only lens that has zero distortion. The short answer is, all of them are pretty darn sharp when used appropriately and with good technique. If you have the 18-300mm VR DX you don't need this lens, but if you need ultra-fast autofocus or prefer to use the smaller 18-55mm lens or the excellent 16-80mm most of the time and thus need a separate telephoto zoom, , this new 70-300mm has the fastest almost instantaneous focusing of any Nikon DX telephoto. If you need anything longer, you'll get better photos by getting closer with the 28-300mm VR than you will by using a longer lens like the 600mm VR from farther away. 04 March 2020, 05 Dec 2019, Dec 2016, Christmas 2010, July 2008, Be sure that this new AF-P lens is compatible with your camera, as sharp, if not sharper than 2016's (but still current) 70-200/2.8 FLE, sharper than the fully professional 70-200/2.8 VR II, spent ten years perfecting this masterpiece, Nikon N AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II. Only carry the 180 or 200, never both. Just get the 14-24mm AF-S , which is a lot less expensive, two stops faster and a lot sharper. Which is the Best Camera Lens In The World? The 80-400mm VR is more versatile as a general-purpose tale. In fact, its so good that even after the f/1.4 autofocus lens came out, for about the about the same price, Nikon kept making these for 10 more years! Personally I prefer the Z 24-70mm f/4, while gear hogs prefer this Z 24-70mm f/2.8. Thank you! ... About a year ago I bought this lens along with a used Leica M6 body. It has been replaced by the new Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens which is the new king of lenses. It excels because it's so tiny and inexpensive, and has better performance than many more exotic older lenses. In fact, just to show off, the 13mm has less distortion than zooms or most other normal and wide lenses! All of my recent product shots, like half the shots on this page, are shot with this lens. Each of these lenses isn't quite as sharp as Nikon's best, but pretty darn close. The DC feature is really Bokeh optimization. If you've gotten your gear through one of my links or helped otherwise, you're family. bigger. It was made back when Nikon was still great enough and crazy enough to make things just because they could. If we broaden our search to included every lens brand, Nikon is completely gone from our top five. Nikon D7500 - Lens Buying Guide. This tiny and inexpensive lens wows me with its fantastic performance and ultra low price. Knowing that the lens you are using is the strongest link in the chain ... Of course I buy only name brand lenes that are made by Nikon. Overall it is a good sign for the photography industry. Another lens so great that the market never figured it out, this is the only true zoom Micro (macro) lens ever made by Nikon. It always cost a significant fraction of what the average American family earns in a year, and used ones today sell for about the same real price as when new: about $5,000 to $20,000. The 135mm DC, or "Defocus Control," lens, is among Nikon's sharpest lenses ever. None of Sony, Canon, or Fuji make a lens this wide and fast; it's also ideal for photographing the Milky Way. | 50mm f/2 | Nikon Nikkor H Auto | (ca. The 28-200mm G is a miracle. Don't expect ever to see one of these, since production was so low. Sigma makes one of the best third party lenses in the world. I've shot a lot of fixed 24mm, 20mm, 18mm, 17mm, 15mm and 14mm lenses in my days, and this zoom is sharper. This is after all a 7 year old camera and when it was released it got a lashing from the photographic 'gurus' of YouTube. 70-200mm f/2.8 VR FL (2016-today)          top. Remember, that the Nikon D7500 is an APS-C sensor. It comes with oil repellent coating on the front and rear end of the lens. Sigma makes an inexpensive 12-24mm zoom that may be wider, but it's not a professional lens, its not a Nikon lens, and it distorts slightly. "This is probably the best Art lens they've ever made." This lens is fantastic because it gives us every imaginable focal length we'd ever need for a DX DSLR in just one lens, and it's sharp. They made a zillion different types. The ED glass allowed superb optical quality in a super-speed long lens. Another best lens in 35mm is the Zeiss Biogon ZM F2. These lenses also work on full-frame mirrorless (Z6 and Z7), but you're throwing away over half of your full-frame sensor area, and be sure to update to at least version 2.1 firmware in the Z6 or Z7 for VR to work with these lenses: Nikon Z 16-50mm VR DX (2019-today)         top. Art series lenses from Sigma are the company’s high-speed f/1.4 models that are designed to compete with the very best lenses from Canon and Nikon, and can even give legendary lens maker Zeiss a run for its money. These are older, and still can be helpful. Check price. Don't forget to read the even funnier Nikon's 10 Worst Lenses. Last Updated on February 3, 2017 by PixelPluck. 72mm filters, 8.0 oz./227g, 0.7'/0.22m close focus. 24-70mm f/2.8 VR (2015-today)          top. Looking to upgrade your kit lens? Straight lines stay straight. It is so well made that it works with little or any lubrication, so it can work in temperature extremes and needs only a tiny flick to move the settings. Nikon Z 50-250mm VR DX (2019-today)         top. Check price. OFFICIAL NIKKOR TAGS Wide-Angle Lenses Standard Lenses Telephoto Lenses Super Telephoto Lenses Close-Up Lenses Zoom Lenses Teleconverter Lenses If your lens does not appear on the list, please ask, and I will add it to the list. It focuses down to 17 inches (43cm) at every focal length, much closer than any other Nikon tele, ever. What makes them a fantastic option is the competitive pricing compared to the models from Nikon and Canon. The Nikon Nikkor-SW 90mm f/8 is EASILY the sharpest Nikon lens ever produced. Hope that's ok. Dedicated to pictures taken with Nikkor lenses. Nikon only made these to special order, and only made a few hundred of them across 20 years. For the users of the new Nikon D5000, a worthy replacement of the Nikon D40 entry-level camera. Thanks for helping me help you! If you haven't helped yet, please do, and consider helping me with a gift of $5.00. Going by the size it is the largest of all art series lenses because of it’s construction with 14 elements arranged in 12 groups and is being retailed at around USD 1200. This manual focus lens outperforms its newer 85mm f/1.4 D autofocus sibling. Both are sharp, even in the corners. With 1:1 magnification it’s a good option for DSLR users on a budget. Check price. It costs you nothing, and is this site's, and thus my family's, biggest source of support. Collectors finally figured it out, and they now sell used for double what they sold for new. The new Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL is what many claim to be the world’s number one 70-200mm lens. Nikon's first internal-focusing 300mm /2.8 lens of 1977 quickly became the news and sports photographers standard long lens. 28-80mm G (2001-2006) and 28-200mm G (2003-2006)    top. Nikon’s own sharpest DX lens, according to DxOMark’s tests, is the quite inexpensive Micro-Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G, which costs just £200. If I want a "do everything" lens for my D3 or D700, it's not the 24-120mm VR. Nikon UK D5000 The D5000 is a powerful and versatile SLR camera that delivers superb still images and high-definition D-movie clips with sound. This 28-200mm does. Get one before Nikon catches on and raises the price. Bravo! Thanks! It has the best optics of any 50mm f/1.4 ever sold by Nikon or Canon. Not so long ago Nikon created buzz with the debut of AF-S NIKKOR 105mm f/1.4E ED lens which was the sharpest lens from Nikon on the DxOMark ratings. It covers FX; a DX lens would need a focal length of just 8.5mm to cover the same ultra-ultra wide angle! Check price. (blacked-out for national security purposes). Cue - Surprise, Astonishment, Disbelief, Laughter, Derision etc. It collapses simply by turning the zoom past 16mm, and it's ultra-sharp, focuses super fast and close, has pretty good sunstars and has no distortion as shot on the Nikon Z50 with which it was introduced. If you get this 200-500mm, you'll still want a regular tele like the 70-200mm f/2.8 FL or even my favorite 28-300mm VR. chrome only. Here are few sample photographs shot on the new Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens. If you find this Americans just don't get this lens, because Nikon messed up its name. 35/2 Leitz Summicron(1958-1962): a very rare and expensive classic lens for the collector, most made in M mount. It's a much newer design than Canon's, which dates back to the 1970s! Not only does this lens let me leave my bag home, I can leave my tripod home, too. 82mm filters, 16.9 oz./479 g, 0.9'/0.28m close focus. Don't carry one of these zooms at the same time as any of the fixed teles. Unlike zooms and most fixed lenses like the current 14mm f/2.8 and 14-24mm AF-S, make a photo of the horizon along the bottom or shoot a brick wall, and everything stays straight and square. The Z 24-70mm f/4 that often comes included with a Z6 or Z7 is just as sharp, and much lighter and less expensive. The 58 has more character than any lens Ive ever shot, and produces a look that is very unique. Excellent depth of field control and bokeh. All take 52mm filters. If you want a really fast lens in an even smaller package than either of these, Nikon's 20mm f/1.8G AF-S is a unique ultra-speed ultrawide. No only does the Z14-30 take filters, it's the sharpest ultra-ultrawide ever from Nikon, and it's also small and collapses when not in use. For Nikon FX DSLRs. 'The Nikon Df is the best digital camera Nikon have ever made.' Overview of Features 52mm filters, 7.0 oz/197g, 1 foot/0.3m close-focus. Sigma is doing great with it’s art series and both Nikon and Canon are getting tough competition which fuels innovation. THE SHARPEST NIKON LENS EVER! This lens allowed me to shoot things hand-held on ISO 50 film that otherwise I could not. Nikon Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 VR, collapsed. Home  Donate  New  Search  Gallery  Reviews  How-To  Books  Links  Workshops  About  Contact. Most teles, like the 135mm DC, often can't focus closely enough for photos of baby heads. No one paid any attention, because everyone was swapping over to digital cameras faster than Nikon guessed, leaving Nikon stuck with pallets of unsold N75s. 50mm f/1.4G AF-S (2015-today)          top. For low-light and/or low weight, personally I and many prefer the 50mm f/1.4G AF-S. For lighter weight at a much lower price, also consider the 70-200mm f/4. For Nikon FX DSLRs. For Nikon FX DSLRs. Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM Art is Sharpest Lens Ever Made. I'll grab this one lens and leave everything else at home, and this is also a great lens to add to the 18-300mm for people photography in low-light. The 28-300mm VR is my freedom lens. It's the plastic 28-200mm G. 80-200mm f/4.5n AI (1977-1981)         top. Very few people know How to Use Ultrawide Lenses, but for those who do, this is Nikon's best DX ultrawide yet. It also sells used for more than it sold for when new. For Nikon, I have the new 58mm f/1.4G which is my favorite lens I own, which the Sigma beats “on paper” in almost every catagory…except bokeh. Legendary Nikon Nikkor lenses - Here are Nikon's 12 NIKKOR lenses that have made history, innovating in their field and changing the game. The 13mm is not a fisheye. These are sure to become instant collector's items, and are doubtless the sharpest 35's ever made in LTM mount. No one was silly enough to shoot zooms on tripods pointed down, so creep wasn't the issue. It's a steal! I'll be recieving a prototype digital 65mm motion picture camera next month that employs a 12k (12000x8000) sensor and i need the sharpest lens around to make use of it. All photos are required to have a proper Nikkor tag from the official list of lenses below. 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