Best Telephoto Lenses for Nikon DSLRs

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As we all know, a telephoto lens is very useful in shooting sports, animals, moons and other photography, whose focal length is longer than 85mm. According to the DXOMark on testing with Nikon D810 and D7100,  below are a list of best telephoto lenses for Nikon DSLRs (Both full frame and APS-C).

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Nikon Full Frame DSLRs |

Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Nikon Full Frame DSLRs |

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Nikon APS-C DSLRs |

Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Nikon APS-C DSLRs

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Nikon D750, D810, D800/E, Df, D610, D600, D4S, D4, D3S  Full Frame DSLRs

From the list, you can see Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* Z and Sonnar T* 2/135 ZF.2 are best prime Telephoto lenses for Nikon full frame DSLRs, but they are much more expensive. The new released AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens is another best choise. You can also choose Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G lens at an affordable price.

Lens List Price Check Price
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* Z Check Price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Carl Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 ZF.2 Check Price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G ED VR II Check Price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR Check Price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Check Price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G Check Price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZF2 Check Price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherique IF Check Price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 400mm F2.8G ED VR Check Price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Check Price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II Check Price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Nikon D750, D810, D800/E, Df, D610, D600, D4S, D4, D3S  Full Frame DSLRs

For telephoto zoom lenses, the Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM S is the best lens for Nikon Full Frame DSLRs. Sigma 120-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG APO OS HSM and Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II are another great lenses.

Lens List Price Check Price
Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM S check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG S HSM check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Nikon D7200,D7100, D7000, D5500,D5300, D5200, D5100, D3300, D3200,  D3100,D300S, D300 APS-C DSLRs

Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* Z lens is the best telephoto prime lens in the world except the expensive price. In this range, Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G, Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM and Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G are also great telephoto lenses for Nikon APS-C DSLRs.

Lens List Price Check Price
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* Z check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Carl Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 ZF.2 check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G ED VR II check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZF2 check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 400mm F2.8G ED VR check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Nikon  D7100, D7000, D5500,D5300, D5200, D5100, D3300, D3200, D3100, D300S, D300 APS-C DSLRs

From the list , It is clear the new released AF-S DX 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II lens is the best telephoto zoom lens for Nikon APC-S DSLRs with a cheap price of $346.95.

Lens List Price Check Price
AF-S DX 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM S check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG  HSM check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II
check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG S HSM check price Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

 

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