Wide Angle lenses can make or break your photos – be it landscapes, architectural photographs, still life and other genres of photography. Employing judiciously, these lenses could make a great addition to the kits of sports, adventure and wildlife photographers. These are also an important choice to make for the photographers. However, for the rest of the photographers, these lenses can be indispensable while shooting in groups. Here are some of the best wide angle lenses to check out at S World Electronics:
Nikon is known for its widest collection of wide-angle prime lenses for the Nikon FX (full-frame) and DX-format DSLRs and five wide-angle zoom lenses. There are several lenses, including the latest version of the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR – beginning at wide-angle but reaching a standard or telephoto lengths when zoomed.
- Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR
The 24-70mm f/2.8 zoom lens is considered to be a workhorse lens for the professional photographers as it can be used for many different kinds of photography needs. These can be for wide-angle landscapes and panoramas to portraits and events. Thanks to its constant aperture of f/2.8, fast autofocus motor and the state of the art optics. The Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E VR is designed to focus quickly and accurately in low-light environments consisting of exceptional sharpness, color and microcontrast in images. With a complex optical design involving more than 20 elements in 16 groups, but the optical design of the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 zoom lens is a bit more complicated to its predecessor. The biggest of the changes in the optical formula is the introduction of Nikon’s first ever Aspherical Extra-Low Dispersion lens elements, which according to Nikon is supposed to deliver the highest of optical precision and performance.
- Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED
Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor (SWM) facilitates fast, accurate and quiet autofocus. The Extra-low Dispersion (ED) element also offers high-end sharpness and color correction and minimizes chromatic aberration. The two aspherical lens elements can also virtually eliminate coma and other types of aberration, even when shooting at the widest of the apertures. The Nanon Crystal coat keeps the images free from ghosting and flares and on the other hand the Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) builds up good light transmission efficiency, offering color consistency.
- Nikon AF DX Fisheye NIKKOR 10.5mm f/2.8G ED
The Nikon AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm F2.8G ED is an ultra wide-angle, frame-filling fisheye designed exclusively for the Nikon’s DX (APS-C) format DSLRs. Being one of the main selling points which offer a 180-degree field of view (with an equivalent focal length of 15.75mm) and its small size. This lens is perennially popular with still and videographers who use the Nikon’s APS-C format DSLRs. However, this lens has one limitation: Since it lacks a built-in Autofocus motor, it would achieve Autofocus on high-end DSLRs with motors built in to the bodies.
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