Best Lenses for Nikon D7200 DSLR Camera

Here are the best lenses for the Nikon D7200 camera which is the latest mid-range APS-c sized sensor DSLR announced back in March, 2015.

Recommended Nikon D7200 lenses are categorized below as standard prime lenses, standard zoom lenses, wide-angle prime lenses, wide-angle zoom lenses, telephoto zoom lenses and macro lenses.

You can also find some recommendations for the wedding photography, landscape photography, sports photography sections. Here are the best Nikon D7200 lenses to choose for.

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses For Recommendation

Additionally, Nikon D7200 provides a slightly improved 24.2 megapixel CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter powered by an EXPEED 4 image processor and comes with next-generation 51-point AF module with increased low-light sensitivity. The D7200 comes with built-in Wi-Fi with NFC and an improved 100-shot buffer depth when shooting JPEGs at 6 fps (18 14-bit or 27 12-bit Raw files). See Nikon D7200 Official Announcement | User’s ManualSample Images | Additional Videos | Canon 7D Mark III Comparison | Nikon D7200 vs D7100 | Reviews Roundup.

The Nikon D7200 is available body-only for $1,196.95, or with the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR for $1,696.95.

Buy Nikon D7200 DSLR camera
Nikon D7200 Body Only $1,196.95 Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Nikon D7200 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR $1,696.95 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

Recommended Nikon D7200 Lenses

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Nikon D7200 Lenses – Standard Prime

The 50mm is a very popular focal length as a portrait standard lens. Nikon and Sigma produce affordable price standard prime lenses for Nikon D7200. See below.

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses – Primes
Lens Price DxOMark Buy Now
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art $949 Amazon | B&H | Adorama
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 $3,990 35 Amazon | B&H | Adorama | ebay
Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM $449 24 Amazon | B&H | Adorama | ebay
AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 D $334 24 Amazon | B&H |Adorama | ebay
AF-S Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G $1,697 23 Amazon | B&H | Adorama | ebay
AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 G $460 23 Amazon | B&H | Adorama | ebay
AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G $197 22 Amazon | B&H | Adorama | ebay
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZF2 $1,283 22 Amazon | B&H | Adorama | ebay
AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 D $125 20 Amazon | B&H | Adorama | ebay
Zeiss Planar T 50mm f/1.4 ZF2 $725 20 Amazon | B&H | Adorama | ebay

Nikon D7200 Lenses – 85mm, 105mm Portrait Prime

The best lenses at 85mm, 105mm are shown below for the Nikon D7200. The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G, the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G are the best choices. Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM lens is also a good choice as this lens is half the price of Nikon’s equivalent and performs closer to the 85mm f/1.4. Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF is another good one if you prefer cheaper lens. It lacks of autofocus ability but if you manual control the lens then you will have such a low priced lens.

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses – 85mm, 105mm Portrait
Lens Price DxOMark Buy Now
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO Planar T* $4,499 32 Amazon | Adorama
AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G $1,399 30 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G $397 30 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss APO Sonnar T* 135mm f/2 ZF.2 $2,122 Amazon
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZF2 $1,843 27 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM $894 27 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF $329 26 Amazon/ebay
AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 D IF $1,199 25 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZF2 $1,283 25 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D $460 24 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G $899 23 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO $499 22 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro $769 22 Amazon/ebay

Nikon D7200 Lenses – Standard Zoom

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED is the best choice for a standard zoom lens. It is a very expensive lens. The newly released Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD lens performs better than AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm. For a standart zoom lens Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 IF EX DG HSM lens is another good choice as a third party solution. Good performance with a great price.  Other cheaper standard zoom lens solutions can be found below.

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses – Standart Zoom
Lens Price DxOMark Buy Now
Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD $1,299 21 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED $1,887 20 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 IF EX DG HSM $824 18 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED $997 17 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR $629 16 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR $597 16 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR $397 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] $474 Amazon/Adorama/ebay

Nikon D7200 Lenses – Wide-angle Prime

According to DxOMark and web reviews, the Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A lens is the best for wide-angle prime. And for a cheaper soluiton F-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G fits very well with the DX-format D7200.

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses – Wide-Angle Prime
Lens Price DxOMark Buy Now
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A $899 32 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2 ZF2 $1,699 27 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G $197 26 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC $484 26 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G $1,797 25 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF2 $1,843 25 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/2 ZF2 $1,117 25 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED $1,899 24 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Distagon T 28mm f/2 ZF2 $1,283 24 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 20mm F1.8 EX DG ASP RF $629 22 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G $597 21 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical $419 21 Amazon / ebay

Nikon D7200 Lenses – Wide-angle Zoom

AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED is the best wide-angle zoom lens for D7200 but it is an expensive lens. For a cheaper lens recommendations will be the Tokina AT-X 16-28mm f/2.8 PRO FX Nikon and Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX. Both lenses are sharp enough to use with D7200.

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses – Wide-angle Zoom
Lens Price DxOMark Buy Now
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM $799 28 Amazon / Adorama
AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED $1,997 20 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED $747 20 Amazon | Adorama
AF-S DX NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF $1,399 19 Amazon
Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX $599 18 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Tokina AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX $749 18 Amazon/ebay
Tokina 12-24mm f/4 AT-X 124 AF Pro DX II $449 18 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM $599 17 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S DX 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED $809 16 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR $1,257 16 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II $119 15 Amazon
AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED $1,769 13 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II $849 12 Amazon/Adorama/ebay

Nikon D7200 Lenses – Telephoto Zoom

The best telephoto lens is the NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G II and also the latest released Nikon 70-200mm f/4G ED VR will be a good choice for Nikon D7200.

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses – Telephoto Zoom
Lens Price DxOMark Buy Now
AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II $2,397 23 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD $1,499 23 Amazon
Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD $1,069 Amazon
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM $3,599 21 Amazon
AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR $1,397 21 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM $1,249 20 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F2.8 Di LD (IF) MACRO $769 17 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR $597 16 Amazon | Adorama
AF-S VR Zoom Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED $587 15 Amazon/ebay
Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS $309 15 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S Nikkor DX 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR $997 15 Amazon
AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II $847 13 Amazon
Tamron SP 70-300mm F4-5.6 Di VC USD $349 Amazon/Adorama/ebay

Nikon D7200 Lenses – Macro

Below are the recommended macro lenses for Nikon D7200.

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses – Macro
Lens Price DxOMark Buy Now
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZF2 $1,843 27 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Tamron 90mm f/2.8 SP Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD $649 24 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G $899 23 Amazon
Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Macro $769 22 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X M100 AF Pro D Macro $489 Amazon/Adorama/ebay
AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED $499 21 Amazon/Adorama/ebay

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses – Wedding Photography

See the best Nikon D7200 lenses for wedding photography.

Lens Price Buy Now
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art $949 Amazon
AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G $1,649 Amazon
AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II $2,397 Amazon
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A $899 Amazon
AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED $1,887 Amazon

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses – Landscape Photography

See the best Nikon D7200 lenses for landscape photography.

Lens Price Buy Now
AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED $1,997 Amazon
AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED $1,887 Amazon
AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II $2,397 Amazon

Best Nikon D7200 Lenses – Sports Photography

See the best Nikon D7200 lenses for sports photography.

Lens Price Buy Now
Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD $1,069 Amazon
AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR $11,999 Amazon
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II $6,749 Amazon
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR $2,297 Amazon
AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II $2,397 Amazon
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM $3,599 Amazon