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Neil-T

Moorlands Macro: Close up and personal....with bug
A bit off topic from birds, but I am getting into landscape photography and just wanted to know if anyone here also dies it. I need a fast lens, f/2.8 to go with my Nikon D810. Doesn't have to be a Nikkor lens, I will consider a third party. Thanks. Neil.
 

Nick Walker

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Nikkor 14-24mm, a lens I own that is exceptionally versatile and optically excellent for a zoom lens. Very sharp throughout the range.

Main downsides:

If you use filters, requires expensive third party filter holders

Prone to strong flare due to very large front element - you often have to put your hand up to shield the lens from flare.

If you prefer a fixed focal length lens I would strongly consider any of the Sigma Art series lenses, 20, 24 or 35mm. I haven't used Sigma lenses but the majority of reviews hold the Art series in high esteem.

http://blog.mingthein.com/2015/11/23/sigma-20-art-vs-zeiss-21-loxia/#more-12097

If money is no object and you don't require AF, Zeiss

http://www.zeiss.co.uk/camera-lenses/en_gb/camera_lenses/otus/otus1428.html

http://www.zeiss.co.uk/camera-lenses/en_gb/camera_lenses/milvus/milvus2821.html
 

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