Best Budget Prime Lenses For Your DSLR

Ready for a new lens, but not able to pay €1000 – €2000? Don’t worry, I made a list for you with good prime lenses under €500 for your Canon or Nikon camera!

Please keep this in mind when buying new lenses:
Nikon FX = for full frame and crop sensor (APS-C) camera’s

Nikon DX = only for crop sensor (APS-C) camera’s
Canon EF =  for full frame and crop sensor (APS-C) camera’s
Canon EF-S =  only for crop sensor (APS-C) camera’s

All the photos in this post where made with the Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 with a super affordable price of €198!

Wide Angle:

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8

Nikon AF-D 28mm f/2.8 FX

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 for Canon EF-S
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 for Nikon DX

Nikon AF-S 35mm f/1.8G FX
Nikon AF-S 35mm f/1.8 DX

Canon EF 35mm f/2.0

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8


Canon EF 50mm f/1.8

Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8 FX

Tamron 60mm f/2.0 for Canon EF-S
Tamron 60mm f/2.0 for Nikon DX


Canon EF 85mm f/1.8

Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8 FX

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 for Nikon FX

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photography: Liselotte Fleur
model: Keely van Vliet