Best Lenses for Nikon D810

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Nikon D810 is Nikon’s latest full frame professional DSLR camera released in 2014. The Nikon D810 is the successor of Nikon D800/E. D810 is currently one of best Nikon full frame DSLR camera. Curent price of Nikon D810 is $2,796.95.

According to the DxOMark, after they tested over 100+ lenses for Nikon D810, below aew top recommended lenses for Nikon D810.

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

Best 50mm Standard Prime (Portrait) lenses for Nikon D810

50mm lens is one of the most popular prime lens for Nikon D810. Currently, there are a lot of great 50mm lens for Nikon D810 camera. Currently best 50mm prime lens for Nikon D810 is Zeiss Otus 1.4/55, which has a very high DxOMark at 48. The new released Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is another great lens hasn’t tested by DxOMark. If you are looking for a cheap 50mm prime lens, the AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D and Sigma old 50mm f/1.4 lens is your best choice.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 48 B&H/Adorama/Rent
AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 D 36 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM 35 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 G 35 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G 33 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZF2 32 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 D 31 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G 30 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Planar T 50mm f/1.4 ZF2 27 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best 85mm -135mm prime portrait lenses for Nikon D810

At 85-135mm lenses, Zeiss has just released the new Otus 1.4/85 lens, the leader of 85mm lens in the world, with a DxOMark at 48. Besides this lens, the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G is a very cheap lens, but DxOMark at 43, same as more expensive Zeiss 135mm f/2 Sonnar T* lens. The Samyang 85mm f/1.4 is another cheap and great lens for Nikon D810.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO Planar T* 48 B&H/Adorama/eBay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G 43 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss APO Sonnar T* 135mm f/2 ZF.2 43 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G 42 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZF.2 39 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF 38 Amazon/B&H/ebay/Rent
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM 37 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 D IF 35 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G 34 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD 34 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D 34 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZF2 31 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 31 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro 30 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best 24-70mm Standard Zoom Lenses for Nikon D810

If you are choosing a standard zoom lens for your Nikon D810, the new released AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens is of course the best standard zoom lens for Nikon D810. The Tamron 24-70mm lens is two point better than AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G lens.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD 31 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED 29 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 IF EX DG HSM 25 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] 24 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED 19 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Nikon D810

Below are top rated 70-200mm telephoto zoom lenses for Nikon D810 camera, as 24-70mm lens, Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 lens is also better than AF-S 70-200mm f/2.8G II lens.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD 33 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II 31 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR 30 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S VR Zoom Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED 27 ebay/Rent/UK/DE
Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di LD (IF) MACRO 27 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM 27 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO Macro HSM II 26 ebay/Rent
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 APO EX D 25 ebay/Rent

Best 70-300mm Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Nikon D810

The 70-300mm lenses are often seen as “kit lenses”. They are effectively cheap lenses that offer a decent focal length, but generally the compromises made in achieving the large focal range mean image quality suffers. Below are top rated 70-300mm lenses for Nikon D810.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
AF-S VR Zoom Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED 22 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF Zoom Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6D ED 22 ebay/Rent
Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS 21 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD 21 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best Telephoto Prime lenses for D810

For the Telephoto Prime lenses, there are several great choice for Nikon D810, see the list below.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G ED VR II 43 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II 36 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR 27 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR II 27 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4D ED-IF Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best Super Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Nikon D810

If you are looking for a new super telephoto zoom lens for Nikon D810, the best chocie should be new released AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens. The Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens is another good super telephoto zoom lens for Nikon D810, the price for this lens is not very expensive.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM 28 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II 27 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR 24 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 120-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG APO OS HSM 20 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF Zoom Nikkor 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED 19 ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR 18 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron 28-300mm F3.5-6.3 XR I A 17 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best Ultra-Wide Lenses for Nikon D810

The new released AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED lens is the best ultra-wide angle prime lens for Nikon D810. It has a highest DxOMark result from the list below. It is even better than high priced Zeiss Distagon 15mm f/2.8 lens. The Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical lens is another cheap and good ultra-wide lens for Nikon D810. Sigma’s new 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art should be another great ultra-wide lens for Nikon D810.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED 33 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/15 ZF.2 28 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical 27 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 20mm F1.8 EX DG ASP RF 27 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Distagon T 21mm f/2.8 ZF2 26 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF Nikkor 20mm f/2.8D 26 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Distagon T 18mm f/3.5 ZF2 23 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 14mm F2.8 EX Aspherical HSM 21 ebay/Rent

Best Wide-angle Prime Lenses for Nikon D810

Within the wide-angle prime lenses, the Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A lens is the best. The second lens is the Carl Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 but as with the previous Carl Zeiss lens, this is a manual model with no AF. The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.4G ED is another good wide-angle prime lens except the price.

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Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A 42 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED 38 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2 ZF2 37 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC 36 Amazon/B&H/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF2 36 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G 35 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/2 ZF2 35 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G 35 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Distagon T 28mm f/2 ZF2 31 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF Nikkor 28mm f/2.8D 28 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/2 ZF.2 B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best Wide-angle Zoom Lenses for Nikon D810

From the list, the new Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lens is even one point better than Nikon’s 14-24mm zoom lens. The new released AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED lens is another great lens after 14-24mm. And both the Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 PRO FX Nikon and Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR lenses are sharpness lenses.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD 31 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED 30 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED 28 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tokina AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX 25 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR 25 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED 22 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II 19 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 12-24mm f4.5-5.6 EX DG 18 ebay/Rent

Best Macro Lenses for Nikon D810

Macro lenses are also very popular for Nikon D810. From the list, the best Macro lens for Nikon D810 is from Zeiss: The Zeiss Makro Planar T 100mm f/2. The Nikon 105mm f/.8G Macro lens is well known lens, also one of the best choice for Nikon D810.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZF2 39 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G 34 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD 34 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZF2 32 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro 32 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 31 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro 30 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best Wedding Photography Lenses for Nikon D810

Below are top recommended Wedding Photography lenses for Nikon D810 camera.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G 42 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II 31 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A 42 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best Landscape Photography Lenses for Nikon D810

The Nikon’s 14-24mm, 24-70mm, 70-200mm lenses are best landscape lenses for Nikon D810.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD 28 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED 30 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED 29 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II 31 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best Sports Photography Lenses for Nikon D810

Below are top super telephoto prime and zoom lenses for sports photography, the AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR and Tamron SP 150-600mm lens is a cheap and great lens for Nikon D810.

Lens DxOMark Check Price Now
AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II 27 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR 24 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II 31 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM 28 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

See also: Best Sigma Lenses for Nikon D810

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