Top Result: Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X116 Pro DX II Lens for Nikon

Match Score

99%

Pros

  • Fast aperture
  • Good optics
  • Excellent focal range
  • Reasonably priced

Cons

  • Cumbersome focus lock

Note From Jim

I usually need to give 5 options for you to choose from, but on this one I'd just keep it simple. Pick the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8. I wouldn't mind a faster aperture lens for night photography, but I've taken many many professional night photos at f/2.8. Plus, it's a great landscape photography lens in general. There are other options from Rokinon and Nikon that are faster, but they are too telephoto in my opinion.

Option 3: Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM ELD SLD Lens for Nikon

Match Score

81%

Pros

  • Convenient focal range
  • Well priced

Cons

  • Too slow of an aperture
  • Optical quality is only fair