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NikonAF-S DX NIKKOR 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Lens
 
4.8

(based on 376 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (304)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (69)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (180)
  • Lightweight (127)
  • Durable (120)
  • Reliable (103)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (72)

Cons

  • Heavy (14)
  • Heavy / bulky (12)
  • Poor in low light (5)
  • Not durable (4)
  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Landscape photography (154)
  • Travel (129)
  • Landscape/scenery (102)
  • Everyday (47)
  • Home (46)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (264), Yes (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (116), Photo enthusiast (65), Semi-professional (45), Semi-pro photographer (22), Pro photographer (20)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Incredible performance at wide angle

I am photography enthusiast and love wide angle HDR photography.After using fish eye ultra wide angle lens for a while, I was badly looking for a wide angle lens with high contrast, high resolution...Read complete review

I am photography enthusiast and love wide angle HDR photography.After using fish eye ultra wide angle lens for a while, I was badly looking for a wide angle lens with high contrast, high resolution (in MTF Curves lingo) gear. I was ready to compromise on extra wider angle that fish eye provides.I zeroed down on this lens after comparing it with AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED. Latter looked bit pricey and starting f-stop of 14mm kind of turned me down.I used my lens on a road trip to Las Vegas and Page, Arizona and throughly enjoyed photographing. I did shoot dazzling night cityscapes of Vegas as well as vivid colors of natural wonders like Horseshoe bend, Rainbow bridge monument and Antelope canyon. I give 100% marks to the gear. I am a delighted end user.Thanks to Nikon for making such a fabulous lens and big thank to B&H for shipping it to me just in time.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Nikon 10 - 24

Have used this lens a few months now. It isn't up to Nikon's fit and finish standards. The focus and zoom functions are not as smooth as I've experienced in the past on other...Read complete review

Have used this lens a few months now. It isn't up to Nikon's fit and finish standards. The focus and zoom functions are not as smooth as I've experienced in the past on other lenses. It's not as sharp as I would expect for a Nikon lens. I'll have to try to find a non-zoom lens wide enough to do what I need to do. This lens is ok for a snapshoot type lens. And eventually I may find a setting for the lens that will yield the results I need.

Reviewed by 376 customers

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4.0

Good DX lens

By DerkCA

from Undisclosed

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

Good feel, smooth focus & zoom, sharp results.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Definitely a Keeper!

By robin52

from NYC, NY

Verified Buyer

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

I bought this lens for my D5500 & I am really happy with the results. When I purchased it the young man at B&H asked me if I was going to use it for landscape or architecture; fortunately in NYC, I have opportunities for both. Admittedly I'm still on the upward leg of the learning curve but so far I'm very pleased with the landscape photos & I'm really looking forward to getting the architectural shots.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I would buy this lens again and recommend it

By esnjays

from San Francisco

Verified Buyer

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

We use the lens for travel and scenic photography when we want to get up close or show a broad panorama. We bought it to round out our suite of lenses now 10 to 300 mm.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Nikon lens is great.

By PB

from NYC

Verified Buyer

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

Pictures are amazingly clear.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great for interior pictures!

By radioman

from chicago, il

About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home
    • Landscape Photography

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

    I really like this lens! getting much better interior real estate pictures for my clients. At the 10mm settings I do get the dark corner cutoff, but at 12mm it goes away - fine for my purpose. I use a Nikon D3300 or crop format camera and not the Full Frame Nikon camera so I'm not sure if that's the reason or not. Still all in all very happy so far

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Excelent

    By Carola

    from Buenos Aires

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use

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

      I'm usinf this product in my Nikon D3100
      Love the the finish and texture
      A little expensive, but great!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Very sharp versatile DX wide angle

      By Brett

      from Pittsburgh PA

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape Photography
        • Traveling

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

        If you're a DX shooter and want a versatile wide angle lens that is super sharp, this is the lens for you. I am not a fan of off-brand equipment as I have never had good success with it. When preparing for this purchase, I read reviews, tested other brands, and talked with friends and ultimately decided to continue my trend of purchasing only Nikkor lenses. I am not disappointed! The lens focuses very quickly, is super sharp (with the exception of corner issues which is universal to wide angle lenses), is well made, and brings a whole new world of versatility to your creativity. I love the consistency of the focus/zoom setup that is the same for every medium-quality Nikon lens. I also love the M/MA focus override (confusing nomenclature but wonderful function) that allows for focus fine-tuning. With a wide angle lens and creative landscape and nature photography, this is a real plus. I would definitely buys this lens again in a heartbeat if something happened to it.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        AF-S NIKKOR 10-24mm exchange

        By flower girl

        from Dallas, TX

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Excellent Focus

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Landscape Photography
        • Traveling

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

        I had so looked forward to this lens which has been highly recommended for the crop-sensor Nikon 7100. It took two people to attach it to my camera. Which was very scary. Two people to take it back off. What a great disappointment! I called B&H immediately and we determined that the tolerance must be off or it might have just passed quality control without being properly tested. B&H e-mailed the proper return label and info and within a week I now have a lens that attaches easily and is ready for use. I have ordered a number of items from them over the years and find that customer service is excellent and I am happy with the products.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Increible producto

        By Juanno

        from San Jose CA

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Macro Photography
          • Portraits
          • Studio

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

          No hay un solo articulo que haya adquirido en B&H que no sea formidable. Producto excelente!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          nice lens

          By ally

          from Sault ste. Marie

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Reliable

          Cons

          • Bulky

          Best Uses

          • Landscape Photography
          • Macro Photography
          • Traveling

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

          Love this new lens, can't seem to use it enough.
          A bit heavy but most of the good lenses are.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Niikon nailed it

          By Jello

          from San Carlos, CA

          About Me Professional

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Accurate
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Too Many To List

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

            This is a great lens. I had tested (for myself) the Nikon and the Sigma, and this was the better lens. I spent more money for it, but I am serious about getting great, not just good images. The sigma was okay, but was not on this level from the two specimens I had.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            just the best

            By john n

            from connecticut

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape Photography
              • Traveling

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

              landscapes, portraits, my go to lens now.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Wow

              By Divine Designer

              from New Sharon, IA

              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Interior photography
                • Landscape Photography

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

                I am an Interior Designer and I have been searching for a camera lens that would take great photos of my work. This lens is perfect for showcasing my work. As soon as I got it in the mail I started taking photos of my room and couldn't believe how well they came out. It has a wider view frame and that allows more of the space to be seen. As a result a great photo to put in my portfolio.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Wide is Right

                By 1945 Ron

                from Castaic, CA

                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape Photography
                  • Traveling

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

                  Bought this lens for my D5500, the two work perfect together.
                  Just got back from a trip to the Eastern Sierras, and could not believe the beautiful pictures I got.
                  I never owned this wide of lens before, but I'd never go without it again.
                  Great for landscape photography.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  A year later and still fun. But ready for more.

                  By Scoop81

                  from Seattle, WA

                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Landscape Photography

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

                    Ive used this lens for almost a year now on my D5100 and have really enjoyed it. I even tried using on a rented D750 and was happy with it then. Of course with it on the D750 there are serious amounts of vignetting up until about 20mm. However on the 5100 there isnt any. I would consider this worth the price for an entry level wide angle. Its quick, its sharp, and its smooth. My most recent use was shooting the Perseid meteor shower in Rainer national park where it struggled a bit on the D5100. It was extremely dark and had trouble gathering enough light at 3.5 and 6400 ISO with a 25 second shutter. I ended up with a lot of noise in my pictures but the shots otherwise came out well. In any other situation it works great. Its much higher quality than the Tamron one. See pictures.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great lens

                    By Las

                    from New Smyrna Beach, FL

                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Home
                    • Indoor
                    • Landscape Photography
                    • Traveling

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

                    I wanted this lens for my D7100 for a long time. After using it for a few weeks now I am really impressed. Can't go wrong with this one.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Wow!

                    By Doug

                    from Midwest America

                    About Me Semi-Professional

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday use
                      • Landscape Photography
                      • Traveling

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

                      My wife purchased this lens for my birthday. The improvement to my photography is absolutely jaw-dropping. Thanks B & H!!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      A fantastic lens as an addition to my kit!

                      By Todd

                      from Sardinia, NY

                      About Me Casual user

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Home
                        • Landscape Photography
                        • Traveling

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

                        Just received the lens two weeks ago and already the results are fabulous! The wide angle pictures I have tested in learning the lens are clear, the field of vision is much more than expected, and it works well with my Nikon...as I expected it too. No bad review here....

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great lens But Not For Me

                        By Auburn Girl

                        from Montgomery, AL

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape Photography

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

                          I ordered this lens for a trip to the southwest after reading many reviews. I tried it out and it lived up to all the great reviews I read. I especially loved the deep color in my shots. However, after thinking about my purchase, I decided this is a lens I would not use enough to justify the purchase price. One of the places I had planned to use it is the Grand Canyon. I read somewhere that a really wide angle lens is not a good choice for the canyon because it makes the landscape seem father back and, therefore, does not give as much detail. I called B&H to get information on the return of this lens. Luke, the person I talked with, could not have been nicer. That's why I will always use B&H for my purchases.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great lens

                          By Bobby

                          from Harrisburg, PA

                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape Photography
                            • Macro Photography

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

                            great addition to my camera bag

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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