When you buy your first Nikon DSLR, you go through the basic lens for a hundred times, at least. There is a time when you start thinking about a new lens. The DSLR lens prices in Pakistan are not the same anymore; making a wrong decision means you lose more than just money. A new lens can improve image quality and help you stand out.
After going through the basic lens, you will realize what suits you best. Some of you might become wedding photographers, or some may choose wildlife photography as their career. Every area of photography requires a different lens. Let’s look at some of the lenses that are best for Nikon DSLRs.
1. NIKON AF-S NIKKOR 50MM F/1.8G – FX
Nifty Fifty is one of the few lenses that have a great reputation among photographers. When you mount it on your Nikon, you will see the difference in your photos. The sharpness of the Nikon AF-S lens is way ahead if compared with some of the lenses with a similar price tag. Best in low light situations and suits best street and portrait photography.
2. NIKON 10-20MM F/4.5-5.6
If you are looking for a lighter alternative for your Nikon camera, this lens is the one to go for. Nikon 10-20mm didn’t get much attention when it was introduced, but now there aren’t many that compare with its silent, accurate, and fast auto-focus. There may be few downsides, but the price is on point. Before buying, make sure the lens is compatible with your camera.[adsense]
3. TAMRON 18-200MM F/3.5-6.3 DI II VC – DX
It is true that there are better lenses than this, but it has some unique features for everyone. Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC – DX is quick and easy to use. You can capture anything with the focal length this lens has. It comes at a price that is cheaper than some of its competitors. Best for family and holidays in the mountains.
4. SIGMA 14-24MM F/2.8 DG HSM | A
It’s an Ultra-wide zoom lens that gives exceptional image quality. Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM is a little expensive, but the features it has are beyond price. It comes with high-quality sharpness and contrast. The lens is way above some of its competitors from Nikon and other brands. Better engineered for harsh weather.
5. NIKON AF-S DX 40MM F/2.8G MICRO
It looks small but has a huge impact. You can use it as a prime lens, or a secondary option. It is at the top when it comes to price, performance, and sharpness. There is virtually no distortion. It comes with ultrasonic autofocus and a fast aperture rating. It helps you render faces naturally even if you shoot from a distance. Nikon AF-S DX 40mm f/2.8G Micro can turn out to be a smart choice for beginners.