Best Nikon Lenses for Wildlife Photography. Searching for the best lenses for wildlife photography with your Nikon cameras? Here are the top recommended Nikon wildlife lenses.
For wildlife photography, two factors are paramount: reach and speed. A lens that gets up close yet allows you to keep your distance, and lenses that focus quickly and transmit enough light to allow for very fast shutter speeds. So you need your lens to be fast and long.
As you know, the cost of going beyond 400mm (with good image quality) is high, but a longer-than-400mm lens is usually desired for wildlife photography. So, in wildlife photography, it is important to invest in nice lenses, especially with telephoto. Lenses hold their value extremely well.
In addition, the lens performance in low light conditions, cold weather (weather-sealed) are also very important for wildlife photography.
I try to include both Ultimate Nikon Wildlife Lenses (high end) and affordable / smaller Nikon wildlife lenses (the most bang for your buck) at a variety of focal lengths. The Ultimate Nikon Wildlife Lenses are the best of the best. If you are a professional shooter, or you really care about the image quality of your wildlife photos, these lenses will meet your needs. If you are full of enthusiasm, but can not afford the cost, you can choose the affordable Nikon wildlife lenses with great image quality.
See all my friendly recommendations below.