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Best Lenses for Nikon D500

Below are the top recommended lenses for Nikon D500 DSLR camera. You can choose the one you need.

Best All-in-one Zoom Lenses for Nikon D500

1. Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR

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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED Vibration Reduction Zoom Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • Maximum magnification of 032x
  • Angle of view from 76 degree to 5 degree 20'.Focal Length Range : 18 300 millimeter, Minimum Focus Distance : 16 feet ( 048 meter)
  • Aperture range from f/35 to f/22
  • Angle of view from 76 to 520'

2. Nikon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

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AF-S DX Nkr 18-200mm F/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
  • One-lens solution adept in a wide variety of situations
  • Focal length range: 18 -200 mm, minimum focus Distance: 1.6 ft.
  • Two extra-low Dispersion (ED) elements; three aspherical lens elements
  • Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM), Nikon VR II (vibration reduction) image stabilization
  • Focus to 20 inches for extended versatility, filter thread: 72 mm.Maximum angle of view (dx-format)76°.minimum angle of view (DX-format) 8°.Accepts Filter Type:Screw-on

Best Standard Prime Lenses for Nikon D500

3. Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

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Sigma 35mm F1.4 Art DG HSM Lens for Nikon
  • 35mm focal length, 52.5mm equivalent focal length on APS-C cameras, 56mm equivalent focal length on Canon APS-C cameras
  • F1.4 maximum aperture; F16 minimum, This model is compatible with all current Nikon cameras (both DX and FX)
  • Ring-type ultrasonic-type AF motor with full-time manual focusing
  • 67mm filters,0.30m/11.81" minimum focus. Maximum Magnifications-1:5.2. Angle of View-63.4º
  • Available in Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF3, Sony Alpha, Sigma SA mounts. Please refer the User Manual which is in the Product Box before use.

4. Nikon 35mm f/1.8G

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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • F Mount Lens/DX Format. Picture Angle with Nikon DX Format 44 degree
  • 52.5 millimeter (35-millimeter equivalent). Rear focusing; manual focus override
  • Aperture range: f/1.8 to 22 ; dimensions(approx.):approx. 70 x 52.5 millimeter
  • Silent wave motor AF system. Accepts filter type is screw on. Lens construction:8 elements in 6 groups
  • Compatible formats is dx and fx in dx crop mode. Maximum reproduction ratio:0.16x

Best Portrait Lenses for Nikon D500

5. Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Nikon F (321955)
  • The Sigma 85mm 1.4 DG HSM Art is the latest addition to the world renowned Sigma Global Vision Line
  • It has equipped newly designed hyper sonic motor (HSM) for nimble AF control, 1.3 times better torque of its predecessor
  • Compatible with the Enthusiast APS-C Nikon D7100, D7200, D500, and D3100, D3200, D3300, D5100, D5200, D5300, D5500 DSLR Cameras. Also compatible with Nikon Full-Frame DF, D600, D610, D750, D800, D810, D4, D5.
  • Minimum Focusing Distance-33.5inch. Maximum Magnifications-1:8.5. Angle of View (35mm)-28.6°

6. Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

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Sigma 50mm F1.4 Art DG HSM Lens for Nikon
  • 50mm focal length, Lens not zoomable
  • 75mm equivalent focal length on APS-C cameras, 80mm equivalent focal length on Canon APS-C cameras
  • F1.4 maximum aperture; F16 minimum
  • Ring-type ultrasonic-type AF motor with full-time manual focusing
  • 77mm filters. 77mm filters. 0.4m/15.7" minimum focus. Please use a USB dock for calibrating the focus

7. Nikon 50mm f/1.4G

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Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • F1.4 maximum aperture; F16 minimum
  • Ultrasonic-type AF motor with full-time manual focusing, 58mm filters
  • Minimum focus Distance : 0.45m/17.72 Inches. Lens Hood: HB-47
  • Nikon F mount for FX and DX DSLRs. Unparalleled autofocus performance.Mount Type: Nikon F-Bayonet
  • Lens not zoomable

8. Nikon 85mm f/1.8G

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Nikon AF S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Fixed Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • Fast aperture medium telephoto lens
  • Internal focus, focal length: 85 mm, minimum focus range: 0.80 m
  • Silent wave motor (SWM). Number of diaphragm blades:7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
  • M/a focus mode switch. Filter-attachment size is 67 mm (p=0.75 mm)
  • Nikon super integrated coating (sic)

Best Standard Zoom Lenses for Nikon D500

9. Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

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Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED Vibration Reduction Zoom Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • Fast f/2.8 constant aperture with an electromagnetic diaphragm
  • Sensational image quality and sharpness with virtually no distortion, Focal Length Range : 24 to 70 millimeter
  • Minimum Focus Distance : 35 to 50 millimeter focal length : 1.2 feet (0.38 meter) from focal plane; 24, 28, 70 millimeter focal lengths : 1.3 feet (0.41 meter) from focal plane; Dimensions : Approx; 88.0 millimeter maximum diameter x 154.5 millimeter (distance from camera lens mount flange)
  • 4 stops of Vibration Reduction for handheld and low light shooting, Nonstick glass makes it easier to wipe off water, dirt and smudges
  • Evolution of Nikon's legendary 24 to 70 millimeter workhorse.Type:Fmount, Type E AF S lens with built in CPU and F mount.Lens Elements:20

10. Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

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Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Zoom Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • Focal Length Range : 24 70 mm
  • Minimum Focus Distance : 1.2 ft.( 0.38 m)
  • Exceptional low light performance
  • Lens Construction (Elements/Groups): 15/11 (3 ED glass elements, 3 aspherical lenses and 1 Nano Crystal Coat)

11. Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD

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Tamron SP 24-70mm Di VC USD Nikon Mount (Model A007N)
  • 24-70mm focal length, Minimum focus distance : 0.38m/14.96 inch
  • 36-105mm equivalent focal length on APS-C cameras, 38.4-112mm equivalent focal length on Canon APS-C cameras
  • F2.8 constant maximum aperture; F22 minimum, Ultrasonic-type AF motor with full-time manual focusing
  • Image stabilization, VC (Vibration Compensation), 82mm filters
  • Available in Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Nikon F (DX), Sony Alpha mounts

12. Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM

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Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM FLD Large Aperture Standard Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital DSLR Camera
  • Large aperture, stabilized, standard zoom lens
  • FLD glass with performance equal to fluorite
  • Carrying case, lens hood, front & rear caps. Lens Construction : 17 Elements in 13 Groups
  • OS is not available in Pentax and Sony mounts.
  • Maximum Magnifications 1:5, Minimum Focusing Distance 28 cm / 11 in

Best Wide-angle Zoom Lenses for Nikon D500

13. Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art

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Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 Art DC HSM Lens for Nikon
  • Designed specifically for APS-C sized sensors
  • Internal focusing and zooming allows for more usability and functionality
  • The 18-35mm is ideal for landscapes, portraits, still life, snap shots, casual, and close-ups
  • Angle of view (SD1):76.5º-44.2º

14. Tokina 14-20mm f/2.0 AT-X Pro DX

Tokina ATXAF140DXN 14-20mm f/2 Pro DX Lens for Nikon F, Black
  • Nikon F Mount Lens/DX Format. 21-30mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2 to f/22. One Plastic-Molded Aspherical Element
  • Two Glass-Molded Aspherical SD Elements. Two Super Low Dispersion Elements
  • Multi-Layer Anti-Reflection Coating. Internal Focus; One-Touch Focus Clutch
  • Nine-Blade Diaphragm

15. Tokina 11-16mm F/2.8 ATX Pro DX II

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Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X116 Pro DX II Digital Zoom Lens (AF-S Motor) (for Nikon)
  • USA Version. 3 Year Tokina Warranty included. Intended for sale within the USA.
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22 Designed for Cameras with APS-C Sensors
  • Two Aspheric Lens Elements Two Super-Low Dispersion Lens Elements
  • Multi-Layer Coating 77mm Filter Thread

16. Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Zoom Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • Ideal for landscapes, cityscapes, interiors, architecture and more.
  • Focal Length : 10- 24 mm, Close focusing to 0.8 feet
  • Renders a picture angle of 109 degrees through 61 degrees, equivalent to focal lengths of 15-36mm.
  • SWM enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus operation., For superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration.
  • Aspherical lens elements virtually eliminate coma and other types of lens aberration, even when used at the widest aperture.Accepts Filter Type:Screw-on

Best Telephoto Zoom lenses for Nikon D500

17. Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

Tamron SP 70-200MM F/2.8 DI VC USD Telephoto Zoom Lens for Nikon (FX) Cameras
  • The most compact lens in its class
  • Minimum focus distance: 51.2 in (1.3m); Maximum magnification ratio: 1: 8 (at f=200mm: MFD 51.2), Focal Length 70-200 mm
  • Fast F/2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range, Moisture-resistant construction helps prevent moisture from penetrating the lens
  • New VC anti-shake mechanism with 4-stop advantage.
  • USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) for quick and quiet focusing. Internal Focusing (IF) System

18. Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II AF-S Nikkor Zoom Lens For Nikon Digital SLR Cameras (New, White box)
  • Type of lens: G-type AF-S Zoom-NIKKOR lens with built-in CPU and Nikon bayonet mount
  • Focal Length Range : 70 -200 mm, Minimum Focus Distance- 4.6 ft.(1.4 m)
  • Dimensions: Approx. 87 mm dia. x 205.5 mm extension from the camera’s lens-mount flange
  • Weight: Approx. 1,540 g (3.4 lb)
  • Compatible Format(s) - FX, DX, FX in DX Crop Mode 35mm Film

19. Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED-IF VR

Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED IF AF-S VR Nikkor Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras
  • 70 300mm telephoto zoom lens with f/4.5 5.6 maximum aperture for Nikon digital SLR cameras
  • Internal Focus (IF) system provides fast and quiet autofocusing; 4.9 feet Minimum focus range, Focal Length Range : 70 300 mm.Two focus modes are available — M/A and M
  • Vibration Reduction (VRII) minimizes effects of camera shake to produce sharper images
  • 2 Extra Low Dispersion (ED) glass elements delivers super contrast and resolution performance
  • Lens, frond and real cap, HB 36 Hood and CL 1022 Pouch / Packaging type : White box(Bulk Packaging)

Best Super Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Nikon D500

20. Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports

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Sigma 150-600mm 5-6.3 Sports DG OS HSM Lens for Nikon
  • Maximum Aperture Range: f/3.5-6.3
  • One SLD and Four FLD Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic Motor AF System
  • Optical Stabilization

21. Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR

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Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED Vibration Reduction Zoom Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • Compact super telephoto zoom lens for birding, wildlife, motorsports, events and more
  • 500mm of zoom power on fx format DSLR; 750millimeter equivalent on dx format DSLRs, minimum focus distance: 7.2 feet ( 2.2 meter), focal length range:200 500 millimeter
  • Fast f/5.6 constant aperture for beautiful out of focus backgrounds and low light performance
  • 4.5 stops of vibration reduction with sports mode. Approx. Weight 81.2 ounce. Approx. Dimensions(diameter x length) 4.2 inch x 10.5 inch( based on CIPA guidelines )
  • Af compatible with optional TC 14e series tele converters and DSLRs that offer f/8 support. Mount type: Nikon f bayonet

22. Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2

Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 Zoom Lens for Nikon SLR / DSLR Mount - Includes Tamron Original Tap-In Console, Sandisk 64gb Class 10 SD Card and More
  • AUTHORIZED USA DEALER: Tamron Authorized Dealer. INCLUDES 6-Year Warranty
  • Introducing the pinnacle of ultra-telephoto zoom with advanced features for improved optical performance, functionality and usability - The SP 150-600mm G2 (Generation 2) | Tamron SP series lenses have been technologically redefined from the inside out to maximize the potential of high-resolution cameras.
  • Featuring better overall optical performance and faster AF speed, VC enhancements, plus Fluorine Coating, FLEX ZOOM LOCK and teleconverter compatibility.
  • MOD reduced to 7' (1:3.9 max. mag. Ratio) to provide optimum tele-macro photography | VC performance is 4.5 stops (VC mode 3) and offers three modes optimized for different shooting situations | New FLEX ZOOM LOCK mechanism enables the locking of the zoom ring at any position | Fluorine Coating and improved Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • LENS BUNDLE INCLUDES: Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 Zoom Lens for Nikon Mounts | Lens hood | Lens cap | Lens case | 6 Year Tamron USA Authorized Dealer Warranty | Tamron TAP-In Console | SanDisk 64GB Extreme SDXC Memory UHS-I Card | 95mm UV, Polarizer & FLD Deluxe Filter kit | Photo Camera Sling Backpack for Cameras & Accessories Fits 15-inch Laptops | Professional 58 Inch Tripod | Microfiber Cloth |Card Reader | Card Wallet | Lens Cleaning Kit | Lens Dust Blower

23. Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 80-400mm f.4.5-5.6G ED Vibration Reduction Zoom Lens with Auto Focus for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • FX format compatible. Mount Type Nikon F Bayonet
  • Focuses as close as 5.7 feet during AF operation
  • Vibration Reduction
  • Approx. 95.5 millimeter maximum diameter x 203 millimeter (distance from camera lens mount flange)
  • Approximate weight: 3.5 pounds (1570 grams)including tripod collar based on CIPA guidelines. Approximate weight: 1480 grams (3.3 pounds) without tripod collar

Best Macro Lenses for Nikon D500

24. Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Macro

Tamron AFF017N700 SP 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro for Nikon Cameras (Black)
  • Moisture-Proof and Dust-Resistant Construction
  • Durable Fluorine Coating on the front element repels water and fingerprints
  • Advanced coating technology reduces flare and ghosting ; Camera Mount Type Nikon F
  • Circular aperture to achieve beautiful, rounded blur effects bokeh ; Format Compatibility Nikon FX/35mm Film, Nikon DX
  • VC enhanced with shift compensation ; Focal Length 90mm ; Aperture Maximum: f/2.8, Minimum: f/32

25. Nikon 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED VR Micro

Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens
  • Designed for close-up and macro photography; versatile enough for virtually any photographic situation
  • Maximum Angle of View (FX-format): 23°20'.Features new VR II vibration reduction technology, Focal Length : 105 mm, Minimum Focus Distance : 1.03 ft( 0314 m)
  • Nano-Crystal coat and ED glass elements that enhance overall image quality by further reducing flare and chromatic aberrations
  • Includes an internal focus, which provides fast and quiet auto-focusing without changing the length of the lens. Maximum Reproduction Ratio : 1.0x
  • Weighs 279 ounces, and measures 33 x 45 inches; Made In China ;5-Year Warranty (1-Year International + 4-Year USA Extension)

26. Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro

Sigma 150mm f/2.8 AF APO EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens for Nikon Digital SLRs
  • Macro Lens With 1:1 Magnification
  • Focuses to 15"
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Hyper-Sonic Motor for Fast, Quiet AF
  • 3 SLD Elements Correct Aberrations

27. Nikon 40mm f/2.8G Micro

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Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Close-up Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • Compact and lightweight DX-format close-up lens. Lens Construction (Elements/Groups) - 9 elements in 7 groups
  • Maximum reproduction ratio is 1.0x. Focal length is 40 mm
  • Sharp images from infinity to life-size (1x), autofocus to 64 inches
  • Close-range correction system (CRC). Silent wave motor (SWM)
  • Angle of view is 38 degree 50 feet. Features focus distance indicator 0.53 feet to infinity having minimum focus distance as 0.53 feet

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