The best lenses for landscapes in 2024: get ready for the great outdoors

Best lenses for landscapes
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With the best lenses for landscapes, you can capture incredible sweeping scenes in pin-sharp detail. We've picked out the absolute best landscape lenses you can buy, but not just the pricey ones, as we know not everyone has an unlimited budget. So, on this list you'll find a mix of top-shelf optics, mid-range choices and cheap but high-quality options. 

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Matthew Richards

Matthew Richards is a photographer and journalist who has spent years using and reviewing all manner of photo gear. He is Digital Camera World's principal lens reviewer – and has tested more primes and zooms than most people have had hot dinners! 

His expertise with equipment doesn’t end there, though. He is also an encyclopedia  when it comes to all manner of cameras, camera holsters and bags, flashguns, tripods and heads, printers, papers and inks, and just about anything imaging-related. 

In an earlier life he was a broadcast engineer at the BBC, as well as a former editor of PC Guide.

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