Nikon lenses are some of the fastest, sharpest and most reliable around. While all lenses are different, features you’ll find again and again in the Nikon line-up include fast autofocus, weather-sealed bodies, sophisticated image stabilizers, and more besides.

There are two main types of Nikon camera lenses. The oldest line is F-mount, which includes lenses made for Nikon DSLR cameras. The new upstart is the Z-mount, which comprises lenses for Nikon’s professional mirrorless Z system. On this page we’ll run you through what you need to know, so you’ll be confident in how to buy Nikon lenses that are right for you.