Our article for today will be focusing on what we feel are two of the best Tamron lenses for Nikon d5300 cameras currently available on the market today. We have lost count of the number of photographers that we have seen reaching out for assistance on what Tamron lens they should pick up for their d5300. We set some of our spare time aside to write and publish this article to help as many of our readers in this same situation as possible.
If you like, you can click here to see the full range of Tamron lenses that will fit the mount on your Nikon d5300. Clicking that link will show you the more specific lenses like portrait lenses or wide angle lenses that are spread across all price ranges as we will be focusing on all in one lens for this article. The initial lens that we will cover is a more mid price range option with the second lens being out budget/entry level option.
The Tamron 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 DI-II VC HLD All-In-One
The build quality of the lens is solid and it will connect directly to your Nikon d5300 camera body without needing an attatchement or converter. As it is an all round lens it has a massive focal range that allows the owner to potentially use this as their only lens making it ideal if you are needing to travel around while keeping your kit as light as possible.
Some of the more popular photography niches that you can use the Tamron 18-400mm in and get high image quality are:-
- Wide Angle Photography.
- Portrait Photography.
- Wildlife Photography.
- Macro Photography.
- Telephoto Zoom Photography.
The photograph above shows the level of detail and depth of field that the Tamron 18-400mm is able to offer you and your nikon d5300. We chose this photograph on purpose as we feel it also offers a great example of the type of low light and variable light performance that you can expect from the lens.
That said, we also want to show off the performance of the lens at its higher zoom ranges so would also like to share the photograph below that was also taken with the Tamron 18-400mm. The level of detail available at higher zoom levels is very good considering the price tag of the item offering some beautiful close ups of animals that are far away.
The Tamron 18-400mm comes with the Tamron autofocus system that if fully compatable with a large number of the Nikon camera range offering quick, quiet, and sharp autofocusing allowing the lens to also be used as a sort of run and gun style lens when required. As many photographers are perfectionist we would also like to point out that the manual focus ring on the lens is excellent as is the manual zoom ring. They will allow you to tweak your image that last little bit to meet your personal style before you capture your final photograph.
If you have a Nikon d5300 and are looking for a very varsatile Tamron lens then their 18-400mm range is probably your best choice. We would recommend it to any of our readers in this situation and feel confident that they would love the lens. As we mentioned earlier, this is the higher price point lens for the article so if you are after a more budget friendly check out the lens below.
The video below offers an additional third-party, independent review for the Tamron 18-400mm to offer our readers an independent opinion of the product.
The Tamron AF 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II VC All-in-One
That said, it is still a solid all in one lens that is suitable for a bunch of popular photography niches and it will also attatch directly to your Nikon d5300 camera body without any converters or adaptors being required. Although the lens is more of a budget friendly option, its build quality is solid making the manual control rings very easy to use while also ensuring that the lens is very robust.
If you are specifically looking for a Tamron lens that will not break the bank but also offer great performance with plenty of functionality for your Nikon d5300 then we would recommend you check out this Tamron AF 18-200mm.
The video below offers an additional third-party, independent review for the Tamron AF 18-200mm to offer our readers an independent opinion of the product.
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Fred Faulkner – south lagoon – https://flic.kr/p/R4RyUY
Fred Faulkner – F3P_4404-20180801-Edit – https://flic.kr/p/MBmNtj
Tom Hall – Surrounded by mountains – https://flic.kr/p/p6uRF6