Lenses for Nikon D5100

See exactly which lens that is compatible with Nikon D5100. See compatibility charts and complete lens reviews.

General information

Sometimes it is hard to know exactly which lenses that works with your camera. We will guide you here and make sure that you get the help you need. First, here are some quick specifications.

  • Release date 2011
  • Sensor of type  DX / APS-C (1.5x)
  • 16,2 Megapixels (4928 x 3264 pixels)
  • ISO 100 - 6400
    4 pictures/second
  • Weight 611 g

Note! This camera lacks a built-in autofocus motor. Because of this the lenses that also lack a built-in autofocus motor will not be listed and included in the different categories below since these combinations will force you to use manual focus. If the lens only supports manual focus it will be listed since it then doesn't matter if the camera has a built-in autofocus motor or not. Read more here

Before we move on, lets start of with some inspiration from other photographers.

Images taken by Nikon D5100

Here are a few images taken with Nikon D5100 that might inspire you. Click on the image you want to know more about. Each image has information with which lens they were shot and with which camera settings.

A Dalmatian with tongue on nose

Dachshund puppy

Now, lets go back to finding matching lenses for Nikon D5100...

Complete lens compatibility chart for Nikon D5100

Here you can see all lenses registered on Lensora and if they work with Nikon D5100 or not. Next to each lens you can click for more information and you are presented with why they are compatible or not.

Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D5100

Compatible lenses for Nikon D5100

On the page below you will find all lenses registered on Lensora that are compatible with Nikon D5100. It also shows you the Focal Length that you will experience since this camera does not have a full format sensor, and a focal length multiplier mentioned above.

All compatible lenses for Nikon D5100

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We provide a service where you easily can compare Nikon D5100 in a camera-vs-camera comparison. Below you will find what comparisons that are available for you to choose.

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