Nikon Lenses

Nikon Z 85mm f1.8 S review - preview

31 Jul 2019 Gordon Laing

The Nikon Z 85mm f1.8 S is a short telephoto lens designed for Nikon’s full-frame Z mirrorless system. It becomes the first native prime lens in the system aimed at portrait photographers who desire classic head-and-shoulders compositions with shallow depth-of-field effects. See my preview.

Nikon Z 14-30mm f4 S review

30 Apr 2019 Thomas

The Nikon Z 14-30mm f4 S is a compact ultra-wide angle zoom designed for Nikon’s full-frame Z-series mirrorless cameras. This fourth native lens in the Z system is ideal for landscape and architecture, and is the first full-frame ultra-wide zoom to take relatively compact and affordable 82mm filters. Find out if it's right for you in my complete review!

Nikon Z 24-70mm f2.8 S review

15 Apr 2019 Thomas

The Nikon Z 24-70mm f2.8 S is a general-purpose pro zoom designed for Nikon’s full-frame Z-series mirrorless cameras. The first zoom in the Z series with an f2.8 focal ratio, it also features a dedicated focusing ring, custom button and OLED display. Find out if it's worth paying the premium over the f4 model in our in-depth review!

Nikon Z 50mm f1.8S review

18 Dec 2018 Thomas

The Nikon Z 50mm f1.8S is a standard prime lens for Nikon’s full-frame Z mirrorless cameras. A popular focal length for street photography and general-purpose use, it’s the third native Z lens to be released, but up against several adapted rivals. Find out why Thomas finds it the best choice it in his in-depth review!

Nikon Z 35mm f1.8S review

14 Nov 2018 Thomas

The Nikon Z 35mm f1.8 S is the first wide-angle prime lens for Nikon’s mirrorless Z-system. A popular focal length for street photography and general-use, it features an f1.8 focal ratio and fast and quiet focusing. Thomas compared it to several rivals for his in-depth review!

Nikon Z 24-70mm f4S review

22 Oct 2018 Thomas

The Nikon Z 24-70mm f4S is a general-purpose zoom for Nikon’s full-frame mirrorless cameras. The lens features a constant f4 focal ratio, fast and quiet focusing, and a compact design that’s a perfect match for Z bodies. Thomas puts it through his vigorous tests for his full review!

Nikon AF-P 70-300mm f4.5-5.6E VR review

15 Aug 2017 Thomas

The Nikon AF-P 70-300mm f4.5-5.6E is a stabilized 4.3x telephoto zoom corrected for use on full-frame Nikon DSLRs. It's the successor to Nikon's popular but 11 year old AF-S 70–300mm 4.5–5.6G. Thomas finds out how it compares to this and other rivals in his review!

Nikon 8-15mm f3.5-4.5 fisheye review

13 Jul 2017 Thomas

The Nikon 8-15mm f3.5-4.5E ED is the first Fisheye zoom for Nikon DSLRs, delivering a 180 degree field-of-view to both cropped and full-frame bodies, while also offering a full circular Fisheye image to full-frame. Find out how it performs in Thomas's in-depth review!

Nikon 28mm f1.4E review

26 Jun 2017 Thomas

The Nikon 28mm f1.4E is a medium wide lens corrected for full-frame DSLRs. It fills a gap between the existing 24mm f1.4 and 35mm f1.4 lenses in the Nikon lineup, and features high-end optics, tough build quality and a price to match. Find out why Thomas reckons it's worth the price in his review!

Nikon 70-200mm f2.8E VR review

27 Dec 2016 Thomas

The 70-200mm f2.8E is Nikon's latest version of the classic, bright, telephoto zoom. Nikon's done a complete optical redesign to improve performance. They've also made some external changes, swapping the focus and zoom rings and adding extra function buttons to the lens. Find out if it's worth the extra in our Nikon 70-200mm f2.8E review!

Nikon 105mm f1.4E review

14 Sep 2016 Thomas

The Nikon 105mm f1.4E ED is a unique lens. It is the only current f1.4 105mm lens for full-frame bodies and it delivers beautiful-looking images with very attractive Bokeh and very good contrast and sharpness across the full-frame sensor, even with the aperture opened to f1.4. This performance coupled with the build-quality of a professional Nikon lens and a…

Nikon 24mm f1.4G review

29 Dec 2015 Thomas

The AF-S Nikkor 24mm f1.4G ED is a wide-angle bright prime lens designed for Nikon DSLRs. It dates from January 2010 and is the widest member of Nikon's line-up of professional f1.4 primes comprising 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm focal lengths. Large aperture 24mm lenses are attractive additions to interchangeable lens bodies of DX or FX format: on…

Nikon 24mm f1.8G review

17 Nov 2015 Thomas

The AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.8G ED is a wide-angle full-frame lens designed for Nikon DSLRs. Announced in August 2015, it completes the Nikkor range of f/1.8 wide angle lenses including the 20/1.8G, 28/1.8G, and 35/1.8G. While third-party manufacturers like Sigma, Tamron, and Samyang seem to focus either on f/1.4 wide-angle full-frame primes or wide-angle zooms, Nikon clearly sees…

Nikon 24-70mm f2.8E VR review

02 Nov 2015 Thomas

The Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f2.8E ED VR is a professional-grade standard zoom and the successor to one of Nikon's best-selling full-frame DSLR lenses. Launched in October 2015, it comes eight years after the earlier AF-S 24-70mm f2.8G and shares the same coverage and focal ratio beloved by portrait and wedding photographers. The new f2.8E version adds image stabilization,…

Nikon 200-500mm f5.6E VR review

07 Oct 2015 Thomas

The Nikkor AF-S 200-500mm f5.6E ED VR is a super-telephoto zoom designed for Nikon DSLRs. Announced in August 2015, it represents a new category in the Nikkor range, offering a super-telephoto range at a comfortably lower price than the existing AF-S 80-400mm f4.5-5.6 VR II not to mention a fraction of the high-end AF-S 200-400mm f4G VR, while…

Nikon 300mm f4E VR review

22 Feb 2015 Thomas

Nikon's AF-S 300mm f4E is the long-awaited successor to the 14-year old 300mm f4D. Find out if it lives up to high expectations.

Nikon 20mm f1.8G review

13 Nov 2014 Thomas

Nikon's AF-S 20mm f1.8 replaces a 25 year-old model to become the latest bright, wide prime in the range. Thomas sees how it performs.

Nikon 80-400mm f4.5-5.6G VR review

01 Jun 2014 Thomas

The AF-S Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR is Nikon's long awaited successor to the venerable and now 13-year-old AF 80-400/4.5-5.6D VR. It covers a 5x zoom-range and has an improved optical design with quicker and quieter focusing and better image stabilization - lest we forget the original was the first Nikkor to sport VR. It's one of the most highly…

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