Best macro lenses for Nikon digital SLR cameras published by DxOMark. The best maco lenses listed below are tested by using the high-end Nikon D800 camera.
The Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE lens scored 32 and is the best macro lens for Nikon, which is currently has expensive price for $1,843. With the same focal length AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G lens scored 32 and priced for $899 from DxOMark test results.
Macro lenses are usually expensive lenses. If you own a Nikon DSLR camera and want to buy a Nikon branded lens than the ideal solution is AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G with a price for $899.
If you care about the price than you may prefer Sigma or Tamron brands. Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro and Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro are both priced around $450 and good lenses. Best choice for APS-C cameras is AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G, only $277.
Macro Photography is extreme close-up photography, usually of very small subjects, in which the size of the subject in the photograph is greater than life size. A lens capable of extreme close-up photography in which the captured image (on the film or image sensor) is typically from half life-size (1:2 reproduction ratio) to life-size (1:1 reproduction ratio) called a macro lens.
Best Macro Lenses for Nikon DSLR Cameras
Here you can find the best macro lenses for Nikon DSLR cameras. The cameras you can use to mount these lenses are Nikon D4, D800, D700, D600, D300S, D300, D7100, D7000, D5200, D5100, D3200.
|Best Macro Lenses for Nikon DSLR Cameras||Price||DxOMarkScore||Buy Now|
|Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZF2||$1,843||36||Amazon/Adorama|
|AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G||$899||32||Amazon/Adorama|
|Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD||$649||32||Amazon/Adorama|
|Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZF2||$1,283||31||Amazon/Adorama|
|Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro||$449||30||Amazon/Adorama|
|Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO||$499||29||Amazon/Adorama|
|Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro||$769||28||Amazon/Adorama|
|AF Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4.0D ED-IF||$1,649||27||Amazon/Adorama|
|AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED Macro||$549||–||Amazon/Adorama|
|AF-S DX Micro-Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G||$277||18||Amazon/Adorama|
|Tamron SP 60mm f/2 Di II 1:1 AF Macro||$524||17||Amazon/Adorama|
|Tokina 35mm f/2.8 AT-X PRO DX Macro||$500||17||Amazon|
|AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED VR||$527||15||Amazon/Adorama|