Best Wide Angle Lenses for Nikon DSLRs
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Best Wide Angle Lenses for Nikon DSLRs

Best Wide Angle Lenses for Nikon DSLR Cameras. Looking for recommended Wide-Angle lenses for Nikon DSLR cameras? Here are the top rated wide angle lenses for Nikon DSLRs.

You know, A wide-angle lens is a lens whose focal length is smaller than the focal length of a standard lens. And Wide-angle lenses allow more of the scene to be included in the photograph, which is useful in architectural, interior and landscape photography.

Today, we’ll concentrate on wide angle prime lenses (including super wide angle prime lenses) and wide angle zoom lenses to find out the best wide angle lenses for Nikon Full Frame DSLR Cameras and DX DSLR Cameras.

Below are the best wide angle lenses for Nikon DSLRs. All the lists are based on the test results from DxOMark. You can choose the one you need.

Best Wide-angle Prime Lenses for Nikon D5, D4S, D850, D810, D750, D610 Full Frame DSLRs

Below are the recommended wide-angle prime lenses for Nikon full frame DSLRs. It’s clear that Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM art lens is the best performing lens, even better than AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED and Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2 ZF2. The Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC lens is another cheap lens with great performing. You can see the list below and choose the one you need.

LensDxOMarkBuy Now
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A39Amazon
AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED34Amazon
Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2 ZF234Amazon
Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC34Amazon
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF234Amazon
AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G33Amazon
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/2 ZF233Amazon
AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G33Amazon
Zeiss Distagon T 28mm f/2 ZF229Amazon
AF Nikkor 28mm f/2.8D26Amazon
Super Wide-angle Prime
Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/15 ZF.227Amazon
Sigma 20mm F1.8 EX DG ASP RF26Amazon
Zeiss Distagon T 21mm f/2.8 ZF225Amazon
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical25Amazon
AF Nikkor 20mm f/2.8D25Amazon
Zeiss Distagon T 18mm f/3.5 ZF222Amazon
Sigma 14mm F2.8 EX Aspherical HSM20

 

Best Wide-angle Zoom Lenses for Nikon D5, D4S, D850, D810, D750, D610 Full Frame DSLRs

Below are the recommended wide-angle zoom lenses for Nikon full frame DSLRs. AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED is the best one but it is very expensive. Of course you can buy one if you can afford it. If you want to find a cheap one, AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED, Tokina AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX and AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR are great choices. All of the three can offer great image quality.

LensDxOMarkBuy Now
AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED28Amazon
AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED26Amazon
Tokina AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX24Amazon
AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR23Amazon
AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED21Amazon
Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II17Amazon
Sigma 12-24mm f4.5-5.6 EX DG16

 

Best Wide-angle Prime Lenses for Nikon D500, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D3500, D3400 DX DSLRs

Below are the recommended wide-angle prime lenses for Nikon DX DSLRs. Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM art lens is the best performing one according to the DxoMark test results. You can choose AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G or Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC instead if you want to find a cheap one with great performing. If you love Zeiss, you can choose Zeiss lens as you like.

LensDxOMarkBuy Now
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A32Amazon
Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2 ZF227Amazon
AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G26Amazon
Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC26Amazon
AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G25Amazon
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF225Amazon
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/2 ZF225Amazon
AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED24Amazon
Zeiss Distagon T 28mm f/2 ZF224Amazon
Sigma 20mm F1.8 EX DG ASP RF22Amazon
AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G21Amazon
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical21Amazon

 

Best Wide-angle Zoom Lenses for Nikon D500, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D3500, D3400 DX DSLRs

As we all know, Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 is the best lens for architectural, interior and landscape photography. Also, AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED and Tokina 12-24mm f/4 AT-X 124 AF Pro DX II offer great image quality. See the recommended wide-angle zoom lenses for Nikon D500, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D3500, D3400 DX DSLRs and choose the one you like best.

LensDxOMarkBuy Now
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM28Amazon
AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED20Amazon
AF-S DX NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF19Amazon
Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX18Amazon
Tokina AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX18Amazon
Tokina 12-24mm f/4 AT-X 124 AF Pro DX II18Amazon
Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM17Amazon
AF-S DX 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED16Amazon
AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR16Amazon
AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II15Amazon
AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED13Amazon
Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II12Amazon

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