Best Lenses for Nikon Df

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The Nikon Df is an advanced-level Mid-size SLR, which was announced on November 5, 2013. It is one of the lightest full frame Nikon DSLRs in the world. According to the DxOMark, below are the best recommended lenses for Nikon Df cameras.

Ultra Wide-angle Lenses  /  Wide-angle Lenses /   Stand Lenses / Telephoto Lenses / Super Telephoto Lenses / Best Stand Zoom Lenses

Best Ultra Wide-angle Lenses for Nikon Df

From the list, it is clear Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/15 ZF.2 is the best lens for Nikon Df, but the price is very expensive. If you are looking for a cheaper lens, you can try Sigma 20mm F1.8 EX DG ASP RF Nikon, Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical Nikon. The new released Sigma 24mm20mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens, Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G ED are another best choices fro Nikon Df.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/15 ZF.2 Nikon 24 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 20mm F1.4 DG HSM|Art  Amazon/Adorama/eBay
AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G ED Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 20mm F1.8 EX DG ASP RF Nikon 23 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical 23 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF Nikkor 20mm f/2.8D 22 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 18mm f/3.5 ZF2 Nikon
20 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF Nikkor 14mm f/2.8D ED 19 Amazon/Adorama/eBay

 

Best Wide-angle Lenses for Nikon Df

For most Nikon DSLRs,  the Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A lens is the best wide-angle prime lens. Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF2 and Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC are both great lenses for Nikon Df, while the Samyang lens is much cheaper at only $419.00.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A Nikon 34 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2 ZF2 Nikon 31 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC Nikon 30 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED 30 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF2 Nikon 29 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G 29 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/2 ZF2 Nikon 29 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G 28 Amazon/Adorama/eBay

 

Best Standard Lenses for Nikon Df

From the list, it is clear Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1.4/55 ZF.2 is the best standard lens for Nikon Df, but the price is very expensive. You also can try Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM, Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D,Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G or Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G lens at an affordable price (around $400).

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1.4/55 ZF.2 38 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Nikon 28 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D 28 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G 28 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G 28 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZF2 27 Amazon/Adorama/eBay

Best  Telephoto Lenses for Nikon Df

In this range, Carl Zeiss Apo Planar T* Otus 85mm F1.4 ZF.2 is the best lens for Nikon Df, but the price is very expensive. So you can also buy Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G, Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherique IF Nikon and Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM lens for your Nikon Df at an affordable price.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Carl Zeiss Apo Planar T* Otus 85mm F1.4 38 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G 35 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Carl Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 ZF.2 35 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G 35 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherique IF Nikon 32 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZF2  32 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Nikon 30 Amazon/Adorama/eBay

Best Super Telephoto Lenses for Nikon Df

From the below, you can see Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED VR II lens is the best lens for your nikon Df.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED VR II 35 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 400mm F2.8G ED VR 31 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II 30 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 200mm f/4D ED-IF 24 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF Nikkor 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED 23 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR 23 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II 23 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR 22 Amazon/Adorama/eBay

Best Standard Zoom Lenses for Nikon Df

From the below, you can see the Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di Vc lens is the best standard zoom lenses for Nikon Df. The new released Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Lens is now in stock and shipping for more than $2,000.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD Nikon 28 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED 27 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF 23 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 IF EX DG HSM Nikon 22 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR 22 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] 22 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S VR Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED 22 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED 21 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED 17 Amazon/Adorama/eBay
AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Lens Amazon/Adorama/eBay

 

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