Which Lens is the Best Camera Lens In The World
The quality of lens is best accessed when it is mounted on the camera. This means the camera will also play a role in the major lens parameters like Sharpness, Transmission, Distortion, Vignetting & Chromatic aberration. A lens may give stellar performance on one camera and the same may not give you similar result on another camera model. Most people overlook this fact when buying a new lens.
The best lens and camera combination is Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1.4/55 ZF.2 (when mounted on Nikon D800E). However Carl Zeiss or Sigma do not manufacture cameras. The test for camera sensors and lenses is done by one of the most reputed sensor testing company in the world called DxOMark.
Here are the top 5 lenses in the world based on those 5 parameters of quality. But note that none of them are a camera company. They only manufacture lenses.
If you go by ratings then Nikon is the camera company which makes the best lenses in the world. Three Nikon lenses appear even before a Canon lens makes it’s debut in the ratings of top lenses.
The best lens from Nikon is it’s Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G (mounted on a Nikon D800E).
So the next time when someone asks you who makes better lenses, you know what to answer.
Here are the top professional lenses that you should consider while upgrading:
- Carl Zeiss Otus f/1.4 55mm
- Carl Zeiss Apo Planar T* Otus 85mm F14 ZF.2
- Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A
- Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm
- Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM
- Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.8G ED
- Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM
- Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
- Nikon 105mm f2.8
- Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 Art
Nikon’s 85 mm is a stellar in terms of performance. However you may need it or not depending upon what you shoot. primarily 85 mm lens is portrait lens with tack sharp results. It is one of the favorite lens for all the fashion, portrait and wedding photographers across the world. Check the latest price for the 85mm lens here.
Which lens is your favorite lens? Do you own any of these top lenses? Let us know in comments below which lens is the best Camera lens in the world.