What lens for a nikon d5000 should you choose?

Answer With few exceptions, you're going to be much better off only buying Nikkor lenses. Stay away from Sigma and Tamron. The D5000 doesn't have a focus motor, so only buy lenses AF-S, AF-I, or G lenses ... Read More »

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If I have the lens that comes with a nikon d5000, what lens filters can i buy?

Look on your lens: there will be a symbol that looks like a circle with a diagonal line thru it. This is your filter thread size. (Ex: "symbol" 52 or 52mm) From there, just look for filters of t... Read More »

What lens does the Nikon D5000 come with when bought off the shelf?

The Nikon D5000 comes with a Nikkor AF-S 18-55mm kit lens when bought, though you can also purchase the camera new without the lens, or with a series of other choices of lenses. This lens is a good... Read More »

Manual Focus Lens for Nikon D5000?

You could try the used department of BH Photo or Adorama for a 20mm f2.8 AF-D or 24mm f2.8 AF-D. Even used, a good one will not be cheap. Wide open at f2.8, I have found the sharpness of my 20mm ... Read More »

Good lens for Flowers for the Nikon D5000?

The AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f2.8G ED Macro Autofocus lens will do what you want. Its priced at $539.95 at B&H - http://www.bhphotovideo.comComparable macro lenses from Sigma and Tamron are close to ... Read More »