For my Newbie self: Regarding 3rd party lenses

I'm looking at expanding my lens collection; so far I've only bought Nikkor lenses. My only issue is the price point for new lenses. I was wondering, out of the third-party lenses out there, which 3rd party brands would you recommend, which ones would you avoid? I'm looking for the best quality for the least cost. Any input any of you can...

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Submit Your Best Wildlife Images for a Chance to Win One of Two Free Fstoppers Tutorials

Wildlife photography can be one of the most difficult genres to capture well as photographers rarely have extensive control over each situation. Still, great skill is needed to capture incredible images of animals. Do you think your wildlife pictures stand out above your peers? 

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