Top Result: Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC Lens

Match Score



  • Image Stabilization (Very rare in wide angle lenses)
  • Excellent sharpness and image quality
  • Fantastic focal range
  • Good price
  • Excellent for night photography too


  • Needs specialized filters
  • Heavy
  • A little less sharp when zoomed in to 30mm

Note From Jim

You want the Tamron 15-30. Trust me. I prefer this lens to the much more expensive Nikon 14-24 because it has image stabilization which I often need for off-tripod landscapes. Stop looking. This is the one. I also own the Nikkor 16-35 but it stays in the bag more and more often now.