Nikon, Zeiss, Sigma, Sony and Samyang Dominate DXO Mark’s Top Lens List

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Today is a sad day for Canon. When I first started out in photography, the saying used to go that one would buy into Canon for their lenses and Nikon for their camera bodies. That’s not true anymore according to DXOMark’s latest lens tests. News came the other day that Nikon was dominating, and they still continue with their 85mm lenses. However, look at the rest of the list: it’s all Zeiss, Samyang (which is the same as Rokinon), Sony and Sigma. I recently switched my entire lens lineup for to Sigma for this very reason. Sure, if you keep going down the list, you’ll see a Canon lens or two, but that company used to be much better at lens making. It’s time that they start stepping up it seems. Maybe if the company comes out with a new high megapixel camera, they’ll start to edge out over Nikon.

Chris Gampat

Chris Gampat is the Editor in Chief, Founder, and Publisher of the Phoblographer. He also likes pizza.