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  1. Sony - 16mm f/2.8 E-Mount Wide-Angle Lens - Silver - Angle_Zoom

    Sony - 16mm f/2.8 E-Mount Wide-Angle Lens - Silver

    Your price for this item is $249.99
  2. Canon - EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Standard Lens for APS-C Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom

    Canon - EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Standard Lens for APS-C Cameras - Black

    Your price for this item is $129.99
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  3. Sony - 35mm f/1.8 FE Wide-Angle Lens for Select E-Mount Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom

    Sony - 35mm f/1.8 FE Wide-Angle Lens for Select E-Mount Cameras - Black

    Your price for this item is $749.99
  4. Canon - RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM Standard Zoom for EOS R Cameras - Front_Zoom

    Canon - RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM Standard Zoom for EOS R Cameras

    Your price for this item is $1,299.99
  5. Fujifilm - XF50mmF1.0 Telephoto Lens - Black - Front_Zoom

    Fujifilm - XF50mmF1.0 Telephoto Lens - Black

    Your price for this item is $1,499.99
  6. Panasonic - LUMIX S-S85 85mm F1.8 L-Mount Lens for LUMIX S Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom

    Panasonic - LUMIX S-S85 85mm F1.8 L-Mount Lens for LUMIX S Series Cameras - Black

    Your price for this item is $499.99
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  7. Fujifilm - XF27mmF2.8 R WR Lens - Black - Front_Zoom

    Fujifilm - XF27mmF2.8 R WR Lens - Black

    Your price for this item is $399.95
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  9. Panasonic - LUMIX G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens for Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Compatible Cameras, H-H025-K - Black - Front_Zoom

    Panasonic - LUMIX G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens for Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Compatible Cameras, H-H025-K - Black

    Your price for this item is $149.99
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    The previous price was $249.99
  10. Nikon - AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Standard Lens - Black - Front_Zoom

    Nikon - AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Standard Lens - Black

    Your price for this item is $199.99
  11. Fujifilm - XF30mmF2.8 R LM WR Macro Lens - Front_Zoom

    Fujifilm - XF30mmF2.8 R LM WR Macro Lens

    Your price for this item is $599.95
  12. Nikon - NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens for Z Series Mirrorless Cameras - Front_Zoom

    Nikon - NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens for Z Series Mirrorless Cameras

    Your price for this item is $649.99
  13. Tamron - SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Zoom Lens for Canon DSLR cameras - black - Front_Zoom

    Tamron - SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Zoom Lens for Canon DSLR cameras - black

    Brand Compatibility:
    Canon
    Model: AFA032C700
    SKU: 6031800
    Your price for this item is $1,199.99
  14. Sony - 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Optical Telephoto Zoom Lens - White/Black - Angle_Zoom

    Sony - 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Optical Telephoto Zoom Lens - White/Black

    Your price for this item is $1,999.99
  15. Tamron - 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD All-In-One Telephoto Lens for Canon APS-C DSLR Cameras - black - Front_Zoom

    Tamron - 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD All-In-One Telephoto Lens for Canon APS-C DSLR Cameras - black

    Brand Compatibility:
    Canon
    Model: AFB028C700
    SKU: 5948019
    Your price for this item is $649.99
  16. Tamron - 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD for Sony E-Mount - Front_Zoom

    Tamron - 28-200mm F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD for Sony E-Mount

    Your price for this item is $729.99
  17. Sony - FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Super Telephoto Zoom Lens for E-mount Cameras - White - Front_Zoom

    Sony - FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Super Telephoto Zoom Lens for E-mount Cameras - White

    Model: SEL100400GM
    SKU: 5865706
    Your price for this item is $2,499.99
  18. Canon - RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1 L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens - White - Front_Zoom

    Canon - RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1 L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens - White

    Your price for this item is $2,699.99
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  19. NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Telephoto Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom

    NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Telephoto Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black

    Your price for this item is $799.99

Buying camera lenses.

Benefits of different lenses for cameras.

Have you ever wondered how professional photographers take such amazing photos? Obviously, training and experience play a major role. With that said, equipment is another factor. The camera lens any photographer uses can make a big difference between an ordinary photo and a frame-worthy memory.

If you’re still relying solely on the original lens that came with your DSLR or mirrorless camera, it may be time to see what other types of camera lenses can do for you. Your DSLR camera may have included a DSLR lens that zooms in and out, so why upgrade? Consider these factors:

  • Focal length: This is the lens’s ability to zoom in on your subject. Many cameras come with a standard zoom lens. But if you ever find yourself needing to get closer to your subject, a telephoto lens can help.
  • Aperture (f-stop): The pleasant blur in the background of professional quality photography is created using the right aperture setting in the camera lens you choose.
  • Lens type: Explore your creative side by taking wide-angle shots with a macro or telephoto lens or try your hand at fish-eye photography.
  • Image stabilization: A lot of cameras have their own image stabilization function. But did you know that many camera lenses also have their own built-in image stabilization that offers clearer photography?

Lenses aren’t just for cameras either. With advancements in smartphone technology, built-in cameras take quality pictures as well. Smartphone camera lenses can create different effects, enhancing the look of your photos.

Choosing the right lens for your needs.

Whether you’re looking for the best lens for portraits or the correct lens for capturing beautiful sunsets, Best Buy has the right lens solution. For example, an ideal portrait lens has a focal range between 70mm and 135mm and a moderate maximum aperture to perform well in low light. There are two basic categories of photography lenses: zoom and prime. If you can adjust the lens to get in closer to your subject, it’s a zoom lens; if the focal length is fixed, it’s a prime lens. Within each of these categories, there are specific types of camera lenses with unique treatments:

  • Ultra-wide angle: Capture a wide field of view to get an entire landscape into your shot.
  • Telephoto: An 80–100mm or higher lens brings distant objects closer.
  • Macro: Get close to small objects while staying in crystal-clear focus with the right macro lens.
  • Fish-eye: This lens creates an ultra-wide angle that distorts the image into a curved, hemispherical shape for a 360-degree panoramic view.
  • Mirrorless: A mirrorless lens is specifically built for mirrorless digital cameras. These lenses are often more compact than DSLR lenses.
     

Taking care of your new camera lenses.

Once you’ve selected the right lens, you’ll want to protect your investment with all the right accessories, like a camera lens cleaning kit. Make sure you have a sturdy and spacious camera bag to safely stow away your camera when you’re not using it or to hold all your various gear so you’re prepared for any lighting conditions when you’re on the go. Additional camera filters reduce reflections and haze, allowing the right amount of light to enter the aperture and create the desired effect. Don’t forget to pick out a camera lens cap compatible with your lenses to keep them free of dirt and scratches. Whether you want to capture a breathtaking panoramic nature shot, or your baby’s first smile, see our 10 tips for taking great photos with a new lens from Best Buy.

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