Further readings for the Nikon AF Nikkor 20mm f/2.8D
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Whether it’s for landscape, architecture, or just to be able to squeeze a bit more into the frame, a wide-angle is an important lens for many photographers. They’re not the cheapest optics, however, and with varying image results across the different options, knowing each lens’s strengths and weaknesses will help you decide which one is the one for you. We weigh up the DxOMark lens scores of Nikon’s latest 20mm wide-angle prime against some of the competition.
In this second installment of lens recommendations for the Nikon D810, we’ve been analyzing the best performing models for landscape and wildlife photography. Admittedly when it comes to fast-paced photography there are better choices in Nikon’s range but there’s always a case for high-resolution imagery but the Nikon D810 also serves to highlight the best performing models, and particularly in the longer focal lengths where it’s more common (and often more practical) to use cameras with lower pixel densities.
Alongside the new D750 Nikon have unveiled a new FX mount wide-angle prime lens for Nikon full frame cameras. The new Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED offers a ‘fast’ f/1.8 maximum aperture, ED and AS glass elements for improved image quality and is suited for those photographers who need to squeeze a bit more into the frame.
We’ve tested the new 24-Mpix Nikon D3300 with more than 140 Nikkor and third-party prime and zoom models to assess image quality. Read onto find out which of these lenses have the best image quality when paired with the new camera.
Following the lens recommendations for Nikon D7100 and entry-level D3200, we’ve now turned our attention to the new mid-range D5300. We’ve tested the camera with more than 140 Nikkor and third-party prime and zoom models to assess image quality. Read onto find out which of these lenses have the best image quality when paired with the new camera.
Following the recommendations for Nikon D7100, we’ve had the opportunity to assess another of the firm’s 24-Mpix DX format cameras – the mid-range D5200 - with over 120 Nikkor and third-party prime and zoom models to assess image quality. Read onto find out which of these lenses perform best when paired with the camera.
This is the fourth and final part in the series of our lens recommendations for the Nikon D7100, where we’ve analyzed over 20 Nikkor and third-party wide and ultra wide angle prime and zoom models to assess their optical quality.
Read onto find out which of these lenses are the best performers when paired with Nikon’s ultra-high resolution 24-Mpix APS-C format semi-pro model.
Here is a new series featuring the results of Pentax prime lenses mounted on the compatible camera with the best resolution thus far, the Pentax K5. (But as usual, you can consult DxOMark to see the results for these lenses when mounted on other compatible camera bodies, such as the Pentax K7 or Km.)
“Nikonists” still highly appreciate the AF-D-series lenses, all of which appeared in 1994. (Nikon usually adds the “D” after the aperture, as in “50mm f/1.4D AF,” rather than “50mm f/1.4 AF-D,” but both refer to the same lenses.)