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Nikon10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens
 
4.8

(based on 334 reviews)

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    (60)

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99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (156)
  • Lightweight (110)
  • Durable (106)
  • Reliable (83)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (72)

Cons

  • Heavy (13)
  • Heavy / bulky (10)
  • Poor in low light (5)
  • Not durable (4)
  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Landscape photography (125)
  • Travel (110)
  • Landscape/scenery (102)
  • Everyday (44)
  • Home (38)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (232), Yes (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (94), Photo enthusiast (65), Semi-professional (37), Semi-pro photographer (22), Pro photographer (20)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Very useful lens

I use the lens a lot for shooting video on my Nikon D7000. I like it for parades at Disney. You can get up close and still get tops of floats in frame,...Read complete review

I use the lens a lot for shooting video on my Nikon D7000. I like it for parades at Disney. You can get up close and still get tops of floats in frame, easy to include all the performers. At Sea World you can sit down close enough to not have support beams in the way and include the whole show.

One thing to keep in mind is that the 10mm setting does distort the view. At Epcot, the big sphere at entrance looks like an egg unless it is centered in frame. If you pan around, you can see the obvious distortion. Kind of cool, though, if you know it's there. Sweeping views with interesting skies are a really big strength, in my opinion.

I used it to shoot a lot of pictures on a trip to the Philippines several months ago. I bought a screw-on 77mm lens hood at a photo shop in Mall of Asia. It shows in edges of frame until about the 14mm setting or so, but much better at keeping out stray light than the included lens hood. I try to keep it between 14 and 24 anyway to avoid much distortion. Most tests I've seen indicate that's the sweet spot, but I don't use the hood all the time anyway.

(Please note: The included photos were downloaded from an album I have with pictures from this lens on Facebook. I didn't have them on the computer I am on right now. I don't know that they are as good as the original file would be.)

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Get the Sigma instead

I bought this lens and the same thing made by Sigma. They were identical in terms of picture quality and functionality. The Sigma lens was $ cheaper.

I bought this lens and the same thing made by Sigma. They were identical in terms of picture quality and functionality. The Sigma lens was $ cheaper.

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5.0

Perfectly delivered as promised

By Dennis - Enoying retirement

from Frisco Texas

About Me Casual user

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        Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

        Looks great and works well

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        • No

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        5.0

        10-24mm

        By AllenCE

        from Cooke City, MT

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape Photography

          Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

          A good addition to my lens selections.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Awsome landscape photos

          By Curt

          from San Diego, Ca

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          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape Photography
            • Traveling

            Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

            I find the performance of this lens to be everything I was expecting , very sharp photos, quick focus and a great wide angle view. Good buy.

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            5.0

            10-24 Nikon

            By Huge

            from Litchfield, CT

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday use
              • Home
              • Landscape Photography
              • Traveling

              Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

              For several years I lived with an 18-200 for my wide angle. The 10-24 opens up a new world, is plenty of quality, and is just plain fun to experiment with.

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              5.0

              Nice crisp lens

              By Tom

              from Norwell, MA.

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              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Landscape Photography

                Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                I use this lens for shooting residential real estate. It's a fantastic lens! Nice contrast, and very sharp focus even at 10mm.

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                5.0

                must have for nature

                By cdel2020

                from nova

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                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday use
                  • Home
                  • Landscape Photography
                  • Traveling

                  Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                  I have only had the lens for 10 days or so. I decided to replace my tokina 11-16 with this one for the zoom range (the tokina is also very good and well built). I do not regret it despite the price difference. Very sharp and versatile. I have used it for fall pictures and it produces excellent photos. So far so very good.

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                  5.0

                  Excellent lense zoom GA

                  By Lucas

                  from Santa Catarina, Brasil

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                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape Photography

                      Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                      Very good quality! Excellent construction! Allows use of front filters. Great angle for maximum coverage!

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                      5.0

                      Awesome lens

                      By Paulie

                      from Raleigh, NC

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                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Architecture
                        • Interiors
                        • Landscape Photography
                        • Traveling

                        Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                        This is the widest and best lens I now own. The pictures are outstanding. I cannot believe how much closer to the naked eye things look with this lense. It captures so much more width than any lens I've previously used. Just returned from Italy shooting cathedral ceilings and they look amazing!

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                        5.0

                        Great Lens

                        By SAK632

                        from Randolph, NJ

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                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape Photography
                          • Traveling

                          Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                          This lens is great, fast, clear. I tested other non Nikon lens and this one is better. Well worth the few extra dollars

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                          5.0

                          Great glass! Well worth it.

                          By Scoop

                          from Seattle WA

                          Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                          I originally bought the tamron 10-24 mm from a local shop and wasn't happy with it. It had vignetting and slightly blurry on one side of the frame. But this lens is sharp sharp and way higher quality in craftsmenship alone. Well worth the extra $. I look forward to buying my next nikon brand lens.

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                          5.0

                          Excellent value for the price !

                          By jonny nitro

                          from Los Angeles

                          About Me Semi-Professional

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                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape Photography
                            • Macro Photography
                            • Panos

                            Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                            Love this lens. Great focus control and image quality. Light-weight and not too big. Thought it might be a heavy lens, but no. Very easy to use and allows me to get real close to my subjects (within inches), without resorting to a macro lens.

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                            5.0

                            incredible landscape pictures

                            By JZ

                            from New York

                            Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                            Used this lens on a recent trip to Maine and got great results. Shot in difficult lighting situations in combination with graduated filter and was able to get shots I could not have gotten before. I'm using this on a D7100 and the handling and ergonomics are very good. It's a bit pricey if you're an enthusiast, but you definitely get your money's worth.

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                            5.0

                            Great lens!!!

                            By johngrenz

                            from Issaquah, WA

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                                  Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                                  Very nice wide angle!

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                                  5.0

                                  Fun Lens

                                  By DelMar_Photog

                                  from San Diego, CA

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                                      Best Uses

                                      • Architecture
                                      • Extreme closeup

                                      Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                                      I had a Nikon 16-85 dx lens and noticed I often shot at 16 mm. When I bought the Nikon 24-70 f2.8 to be my main lens on my D7100 this was the logical extension to go wide. I have not shot it much but the possibilities seem endless. I went and shot at UCSD last weekend and the results are quite interesting. Gives a new perspective for interesting shots. I don't really have anything to compare it to, but I am quite happy with the results I am getting from it.

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                                      5.0

                                      Nice lens, awesome wide

                                      By MNC

                                      from Sao Paulo, Brazil

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                                            Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                                            Long time wishing a wide lens, and after many reviews, decided by this Nikkor.
                                            Great for outdoors, landscapes and close-far effects (subjects closer and a wide angle lanscape in background).
                                            Also great for indoor, architecture photos and stuff like this.
                                            Could be brighter, to intensify the FOV effects, but it's ok.

                                            Loved it, using as primary lens on my Nikon D7000!

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                                            5.0

                                            Útil

                                            By João

                                            from Brasil

                                            Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                                            Compacta e levePouco luminosaMuito útil para viagens

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                                            3.0

                                            Get the Sigma instead

                                            By K in JC

                                            from Jersey City, NJ

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                                                  Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                                                  I bought this lens and the same thing made by Sigma. They were identical in terms of picture quality and functionality. The Sigma lens was $ cheaper.

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                                                  • No

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                                                  4.0

                                                  Nikon 10-24mm lens

                                                  By Art Draco

                                                  from Montgomery, Alabama

                                                  About Me Pro Photographer

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                                                  Pros

                                                  • Consistent Output
                                                  • Durable
                                                  • Easily Interchangeable
                                                  • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                                                  • Lightweight

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Indoors/Low Light
                                                    • Video

                                                    Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                                                    I shoot inexpensive web commercials and house videos. This is a good lens if you are shooting house videos or in tight spaces. It makes items 2 feet away look 10-15 feet away. Hardly any bowing in the lines. I would suggest playing with it to see what focal length you need. I used it to video a house and the first setting I used looked weird walking through the house but with a little adjustment I was satisfied with the results.

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                                                    5.0

                                                    You can't beat the Nikon lenses

                                                    By MattSellsFL

                                                    from Venice, FL

                                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Consistent Output
                                                    • Fast / accurate auto-focus

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Indoors/Low Light
                                                      • Landscape/Scenery

                                                      Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                                                      Excellent lens, very sharp and good in low light situations as well. I switched from the Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 and I am very happy with my decision. The automatic lens correction ability of the Nikkor lens with my D5200 saves me lots of time.

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                                                      4.0

                                                      AWSOME lens

                                                      By Powell Stinger

                                                      from Ohio

                                                      Comments about Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens:

                                                      I can see no negatives with this lens.
                                                      I put it on my d7100 and was amazed. My wife put it on her d5100 and she was too.
                                                      Don't believe the negatives on this lens.
                                                      Good price,decent build, ok,go pay a grand more ...for what?

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