Best Lenses for Canon EOS-1D X

Recommended lenses for Canon EOS-1D X
Canon EOS-1D X is the newest Canon’s flagship full frame DSLR released in 2012. It is one of the best selling full frame DSLRs from Canon.

Here are recommended lenses for Canon EOS-1D X.

50mm Standard Prime | 85mm, 90mm, 105mm, 135mm Portrait | 24-70mm Standard Zoom | 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom | Super Telephoto Zoom | 300mm, 400mm, 500mm, 600mm Telephoto Prime | 14mm, 15mm, 18mm, 20mm Ultra-Wide Prime | 24mm, 25mm, 28mm, 35mm Wide-Angle Prime | Wide-Angle Zoom | Macro

Best 50mm Standard Prime (Portrait) lenses for Canon EOS-1D X

50mm standard prime lenses are the most popular lenses all the time. The best image quality for 1D X is Zeiss 50mm f/2 Macro lens, but this lens has no auto focus. The EF 50mm f/1.2L is one of the best choice.

Lens Buy Now
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Planar T 50mm f/1.4 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay

Best 85mm, 100mm, 105mm, 135mm prime lenses for Canon EOS-1D X

For portrait lenses, the best one is the new released Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* lens. Of course the price is very expensive. The EF 85mm f/1.2L is another great lens for 1D X for shooting portrait.

Lens Buy Now
Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 100mm f/2 USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 135mm f/2.0L USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay

Best Standard Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS-1D X

If you need a zoom lens for 1D X, the 24-70mm Standard Zoom lenses are must own lenses. It is clear that the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM is the best choice for image quality. For a lower price, you may also consider the Tamron SP 24-70mm, which is $1,000 cheaper than EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II.

Lens Buy Now
EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 IF EX DG HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay

Best 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS-1D X

70-200mm lenses are most popular telephoto zoom lenses. The best one for 1D X is EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens. The new Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 lens tests well, another great choice for 1D X.

Lens Buy Now
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC USD Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro AF Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay

Best Super Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS-1D X

If you are looking for some super telephoto lenses, below are best lenses for you to choose. The new announced EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x is sure the best telephoto zoom lens.

Lens Buy Now
EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM APO Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Canon EOS-1D X

If you are looking for some super telephoto prime lenses, below are best lenses for you to choose. The EF 300mm f/2.8L and 400mm f/2.8L are best ones.

Lens Buy Now
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 300mm f/4.0L IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay

Best Ultra-Wide Prime Lenses for Canon EOS-1D X

The best ultra-wide prime lens for 1D X is Zeiss 15mm f/2.8.

Lens Buy Now
Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/15 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Distagon T 21mm f/2.8 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 20mm f/2.8 USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Distagon T 18mm f/3.5 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay

Best Wide-angle Prime Lenses for Canon EOS-1D X

Within the wide-angle prime lenses, the Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 ZE is one of the best wide-angle prime lens. The EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM is another good wide-angle prime lens except the price.

Lens Buy Now
EF 35mm f/1.4L USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/2 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 35mm f/2 IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Distagon T 28mm f/2 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC Amazon/B&H/ebay
EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay

Best Wide-angle Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS-1D X

If you are planing to buy a wide-angle zoom lens for 1D X, the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM is one of the sharpness lenses from the list. The Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX lens is also good ones for 1D X with a low price than EF 16-35mm f/2.8L.

Lens Buy Now
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 Pro FX Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay

 Best Macro Lenses for Canon EOS-1D X

The best macro lens tested on Canon 1D X is Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2, this is a great lens but very expensive. So one of the best choice is EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens at the price for $1,049. If you need cheap one, the Sigma 70mm f/2.8 and Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 are both good macro lenses.

Lens Buy Now
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 180mm f3.5L Macro USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 AF APO EX DG OS HSM Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
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