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Browse the top-ranked list of Auto Focus Lenses below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Auto Focus Lenses below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Top comment

    "Love it...Good one...Autofocus is fast with the lens....The only reason to jump to another 50 mm lens is the two f/1.4's give you 2/3 of a stop more light, as otherwise the f/1.4G is slower to focus and not as sharp until you stop it down, and when shooting wide open is subject to sagittal coma flare, and the f/1.4D's optical formula is from the 1970's and also needs to be stopped down."

    "Autofocus is fast with the lens."

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Standard Lens: A perfect everyday lens for any photographer, the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G offers fast autofocusing combined with an integrated lens coating to deliver clear and crisp images. The wide-open aperture is ideal for low-light shooting and creating images with beautiful background blur.
    $179.99
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    Was $219.99
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    "Love it...Good one...Autofocus is fast with the lens....The only reason to jump to another 50 mm lens is the two f/1.4's give you 2/3 of a stop more light, as otherwise the f/1.4G is slower to focus and not as sharp until you stop it down, and when shooting wide open is subject to sagittal coma flare, and the f/1.4D's optical formula is from the 1970's and also needs to be stopped down."

    "Autofocus is fast with the lens."

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    Product Description

    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Standard Lens: A perfect everyday lens for any photographer, the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G offers fast autofocusing combined with an integrated lens coating to deliver clear and crisp images. The wide-open aperture is ideal for low-light shooting and creating images with beautiful background blur.
  2. Top comment

    "So good...In love...Fast auto focus....I would recommend getting this lens over more expensive models if you travel a lot and really need to optimize your space or there is a possibility of damage, you need a quick lens that won't weigh you down, or you really want to break into the portrait scene."

    "Fast auto focus."

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    Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Standard Lens: Capture important moments in your life with this standard lens, which works with your compatible Canon DSLR EF-mount camera. A circular aperture with 7 blades helps you add creative background blur.
    $125.99
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    "So good...In love...Fast auto focus....I would recommend getting this lens over more expensive models if you travel a lot and really need to optimize your space or there is a possibility of damage, you need a quick lens that won't weigh you down, or you really want to break into the portrait scene."

    "Fast auto focus."

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    Product Description

    Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Standard Lens: Capture important moments in your life with this standard lens, which works with your compatible Canon DSLR EF-mount camera. A circular aperture with 7 blades helps you add creative background blur.
  3. Top comment

    "Love it...Love it....Super sharp, fast auto focus,great bokeh every time....After I upgraded my nikon d3100 to a d3300 I started reading lots of reviews telling me to get a 50mm lense for Sharp photos and these reviews were right except for 1 thing, on a camera with a crop sensor 50 is closers to 75mm due to crop factor and 35 is really close to 50."

    "Super sharp, fast auto focus,great bokeh every time."

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    Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Standard Lens: Whether you're a beginner or professional, you'll love this compact, lightweight lens from Nikon. The normal angle of view captures approximately what the human eye sees, making it a great all-around lens. Plus, the f/1.8 maximum aperture is ideal for creating softly blurred backgrounds and shooting in low light.
    $169.99
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    Was $199.99
    Top comment

    "Love it...Love it....Super sharp, fast auto focus,great bokeh every time....After I upgraded my nikon d3100 to a d3300 I started reading lots of reviews telling me to get a 50mm lense for Sharp photos and these reviews were right except for 1 thing, on a camera with a crop sensor 50 is closers to 75mm due to crop factor and 35 is really close to 50."

    "Super sharp, fast auto focus,great bokeh every time."

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    Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Standard Lens: Whether you're a beginner or professional, you'll love this compact, lightweight lens from Nikon. The normal angle of view captures approximately what the human eye sees, making it a great all-around lens. Plus, the f/1.8 maximum aperture is ideal for creating softly blurred backgrounds and shooting in low light.
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    "Love it...Loved it...The auto focus is fast and accurate....It has a 4 group optical zoom system and includes a large-diameter element, an aspherical lens element, a UD lens element and enhanced lens coatings for high-contrast, high-resolution images with minimal glare and aberration."

    "The auto focus is fast and accurate."

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    Product Description

    With an STM (stepping motor) and focus mechanism, this Canon EF-S 9519B002 zoom lens allows you to record ultrasharp videos or capture crisp photos using your compatible Canon camera. The UD lens element helps you take highly realistic images.
    $269.99
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    Was $299.99
    Top comment

    "Love it...Loved it...The auto focus is fast and accurate....It has a 4 group optical zoom system and includes a large-diameter element, an aspherical lens element, a UD lens element and enhanced lens coatings for high-contrast, high-resolution images with minimal glare and aberration."

    "The auto focus is fast and accurate."

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    With an STM (stepping motor) and focus mechanism, this Canon EF-S 9519B002 zoom lens allows you to record ultrasharp videos or capture crisp photos using your compatible Canon camera. The UD lens element helps you take highly realistic images.
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    "I love...Love it...High quality glass and fast auto focus....You get great image quality on a fast lens for a great price... obviously they have to make some cuts from the top tier lenses to get this price point but they really hit a sweet spot in how they did it."

    "High quality glass and fast auto focus."

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    Product Description

    Get a reliable portrait lens for your NEX camera with this Sony 50mm lens. It has a fast aperture of f/1.8 for solid performance under low-light conditions, and it can get in close to your subject — up to 1.5 feet. Add a 49mm filter to your Sony 50mm lens for lens protection and polarization effects.
    $224.99
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    Was $249.99
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    "I love...Love it...High quality glass and fast auto focus....You get great image quality on a fast lens for a great price... obviously they have to make some cuts from the top tier lenses to get this price point but they really hit a sweet spot in how they did it."

    "High quality glass and fast auto focus."

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    Product Description

    Get a reliable portrait lens for your NEX camera with this Sony 50mm lens. It has a fast aperture of f/1.8 for solid performance under low-light conditions, and it can get in close to your subject — up to 1.5 feet. Add a 49mm filter to your Sony 50mm lens for lens protection and polarization effects.
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    "Love it...Great !!...The lens was a great buy and the built quality is good and AF is really fast and silent...This is a very handy little lens... most people refer to the "nifty fifty" 50mm f/2.8 as being a trusty 'always in your camera bag lens', but for anyone shooting with a CMOS sensor, this is really an ideal lens for you in order to capture amazing close-up or portrait photos and get that silky smooth bokeh that everyone looks to capture."

    "The lens was a great buy and the built quality is good and AF is really fast and silent"

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    Capture stunning images of wide perspectives with this Canon 9522B002 EF-S wide-angle lens that features an aspheric lens element for high image quality from the center to the edges. The circular, 7-blade aperture delivers soft backgrounds.
    $129.99
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    Was $149.99
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    "Love it...Great !!...The lens was a great buy and the built quality is good and AF is really fast and silent...This is a very handy little lens... most people refer to the "nifty fifty" 50mm f/2.8 as being a trusty 'always in your camera bag lens', but for anyone shooting with a CMOS sensor, this is really an ideal lens for you in order to capture amazing close-up or portrait photos and get that silky smooth bokeh that everyone looks to capture."

    "The lens was a great buy and the built quality is good and AF is really fast and silent"

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    Product Description

    Capture stunning images of wide perspectives with this Canon 9522B002 EF-S wide-angle lens that features an aspheric lens element for high image quality from the center to the edges. The circular, 7-blade aperture delivers soft backgrounds.
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    "nice !...Not bad...The autofocus was much faster and more precise....It's a great step up from the kit lens (18-55mm) if you think you are interested in a telephoto lens but aren't ready to commit a ton of cash to it yet."

    "The autofocus was much faster and more precise."

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    Product Description

    Snap sharp, vibrant photos at a distance with this Canon EF-S 8546B002 telephoto lens, which features a 55-250mm focal length for flexible zooming and optical image stabilization to reduce the effects of camera shake.
    $299.99
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    "nice !...Not bad...The autofocus was much faster and more precise....It's a great step up from the kit lens (18-55mm) if you think you are interested in a telephoto lens but aren't ready to commit a ton of cash to it yet."

    "The autofocus was much faster and more precise."

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    Snap sharp, vibrant photos at a distance with this Canon EF-S 8546B002 telephoto lens, which features a 55-250mm focal length for flexible zooming and optical image stabilization to reduce the effects of camera shake.
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    "A gem...Love it...The autofocus functions perfectly....this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ on this you should just pay a couple more 100 to get the g lens, unless this is your budget, does a good job and focus is quick, but at max zoom its not at clear."

    "The autofocus functions perfectly."

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    Product Description

    With Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, this Sony NEX SEL55210 lens makes it easy to take clear, steady photos and videos with your Sony NEX digital camera. The 3.8x zoom lets you hone in on distant subjects from far away.
    $349.99
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    "A gem...Love it...The autofocus functions perfectly....this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ on this you should just pay a couple more 100 to get the g lens, unless this is your budget, does a good job and focus is quick, but at max zoom its not at clear."

    "The autofocus functions perfectly."

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    Product Description

    With Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, this Sony NEX SEL55210 lens makes it easy to take clear, steady photos and videos with your Sony NEX digital camera. The 3.8x zoom lets you hone in on distant subjects from far away.
  9. Top comment

    "A gem...Not bad...Fastest autofocus on the market....this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ on this you should just pay a couple more 100 to get the g lens, unless this is your budget, does a good job and focus is quick, but at max zoom its not at clear."

    "Fastest autofocus on the market."

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    Product Description

    Designed for use with most Sony Alpha E-mount cameras, this Sony SEL55210/B telephoto lens features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, so you can capture images in crisp detail. The 2 ED (extra-low dispersion) elements help ensure color accuracy.
    $349.99
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    "A gem...Not bad...Fastest autofocus on the market....this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ on this you should just pay a couple more 100 to get the g lens, unless this is your budget, does a good job and focus is quick, but at max zoom its not at clear."

    "Fastest autofocus on the market."

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    Product Description

    Designed for use with most Sony Alpha E-mount cameras, this Sony SEL55210/B telephoto lens features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, so you can capture images in crisp detail. The 2 ED (extra-low dispersion) elements help ensure color accuracy.
  10. Top comment

    "Love it...Love it!...Pros: Size, fast AF, quality Cons: Price...Bought this lens a little over a week ago, and I have to say it is a great buy sharp and the picture quality I get from it is superb."

    "Pros: Size, fast AF, quality Cons: Price"

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    With built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, this Sony SEL35F18 35mm prime lens helps you achieve crisp, clear images with your compatible Sony NEX E-mount camera. The 2 motors offer quiet and smooth operation for shooting videos.
    $424.99
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    Was $449.99
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    "Love it...Love it!...Pros: Size, fast AF, quality Cons: Price...Bought this lens a little over a week ago, and I have to say it is a great buy sharp and the picture quality I get from it is superb."

    "Pros: Size, fast AF, quality Cons: Price"

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    With built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, this Sony SEL35F18 35mm prime lens helps you achieve crisp, clear images with your compatible Sony NEX E-mount camera. The 2 motors offer quiet and smooth operation for shooting videos.
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    "Love it...Love it....the autofocus is lightning fast and spot on....It's not a perfect lens and definitely has a bit of a learning curve, but it is great once you get used to it and a must in any hobby or professional photographer's collection."

    "the autofocus is lightning fast and spot on."

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    Canon EF 70–200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Telephoto Zoom Lens This telephoto zoom lens is an essential tool for professional photographers and skilled amateurs. The variable focal length makes it useful for photographing a broad range of subjects, and the 2.8 maximum aperture functions well in low-light situations. Snap candid portraits, stop the action at sporting events or compose wedding photos with exceptional blurred backgrounds.
    $1,799.99
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    Was $2,099.99
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    "Love it...Love it....the autofocus is lightning fast and spot on....It's not a perfect lens and definitely has a bit of a learning curve, but it is great once you get used to it and a must in any hobby or professional photographer's collection."

    "the autofocus is lightning fast and spot on."

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    Canon EF 70–200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Telephoto Zoom Lens This telephoto zoom lens is an essential tool for professional photographers and skilled amateurs. The variable focal length makes it useful for photographing a broad range of subjects, and the 2.8 maximum aperture functions well in low-light situations. Snap candid portraits, stop the action at sporting events or compose wedding photos with exceptional blurred backgrounds.
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    "Love it...Love it!...Excellent sharpness, smooth bokeh, solid and quick autofocus....I was in the market for a 3rd zoom lens and completely against a fixed focal length lens...after using this lens...it has become my primary lens and I can't wait to buy a second fixed length lens"

    "Excellent sharpness, smooth bokeh, solid and quick autofocus."

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    Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Medium Telephoto Lens: Get sharp, clear photos with this Canon medium telephoto lens that delivers vibrant color and clarity with fast, quiet focusing. The 85mm focal length draws attention to your subject and transforms the background into a soft blur for professional-quality portraits and impeccably detailed close-up shots.
    $299.99
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    Was $419.99
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    "Love it...Love it!...Excellent sharpness, smooth bokeh, solid and quick autofocus....I was in the market for a 3rd zoom lens and completely against a fixed focal length lens...after using this lens...it has become my primary lens and I can't wait to buy a second fixed length lens"

    "Excellent sharpness, smooth bokeh, solid and quick autofocus."

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    Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Medium Telephoto Lens: Get sharp, clear photos with this Canon medium telephoto lens that delivers vibrant color and clarity with fast, quiet focusing. The 85mm focal length draws attention to your subject and transforms the background into a soft blur for professional-quality portraits and impeccably detailed close-up shots.
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    "It's ok...In love...And quick autofocus is a plus....The lens is well constructed with a certified T* rating (T Stop) which means the transmission stop rates out as true to the F Stop with no loss or distortion of image due to the lens."

    "And quick autofocus is a plus."

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    Designed for use with most Sony a7-series full-frame cameras with an E-mount, this Sony SEL55F18Z Sonnar FE ZA lens features a Carl Zeiss T-star coating that enables you to achieve clear, detailed shots with minimal ghosting.
    $949.99
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    Was $999.99
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    "It's ok...In love...And quick autofocus is a plus....The lens is well constructed with a certified T* rating (T Stop) which means the transmission stop rates out as true to the F Stop with no loss or distortion of image due to the lens."

    "And quick autofocus is a plus."

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    Designed for use with most Sony a7-series full-frame cameras with an E-mount, this Sony SEL55F18Z Sonnar FE ZA lens features a Carl Zeiss T-star coating that enables you to achieve clear, detailed shots with minimal ghosting.
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    "NOT BAD...love it...I like the auto focus feature....This is a good zoom for beggining.Good image quality in outdoors.Best if used with a tripod or monopod.There is no image stablizer so the futher you zoom the steadier the camera has to be.On the plus side with it being an EF lens you can buy an inexpensive teleconverter and double your zoom.All in all a good lens for being part of a package."

    "I like the auto focus feature."

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    Compact and lightweight 4x telephoto zoom lens ideal for shooting sports, portraits, and wildlife. The newly developed Micro makes auto focusing quicker and quieter. The improved zoom mechanism also makes zooming smoother. The front part of the zoom ring now sports a silver ring for a luxury touch.

    $199.99
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    "NOT BAD...love it...I like the auto focus feature....This is a good zoom for beggining.Good image quality in outdoors.Best if used with a tripod or monopod.There is no image stablizer so the futher you zoom the steadier the camera has to be.On the plus side with it being an EF lens you can buy an inexpensive teleconverter and double your zoom.All in all a good lens for being part of a package."

    "I like the auto focus feature."

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    Product Description

    Compact and lightweight 4x telephoto zoom lens ideal for shooting sports, portraits, and wildlife. The newly developed Micro makes auto focusing quicker and quieter. The improved zoom mechanism also makes zooming smoother. The front part of the zoom ring now sports a silver ring for a luxury touch.

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    "Worth it...Love it!...This lens has very fast auto focus....I have had a Canon 50mm Macro lens for years and thought that it was a good lens but wanted a macro lens with a little more reach."

    "This lens has very fast auto focus."

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    Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens: Experience a broader range of your DSLR's capabilities with this mid-telephoto macro lens. Image stabilization helps to ensure that your photos are clear even at very close range. Capture fine details with unprecedented clarity.
    $699.99
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    Was $899.99
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    "Worth it...Love it!...This lens has very fast auto focus....I have had a Canon 50mm Macro lens for years and thought that it was a good lens but wanted a macro lens with a little more reach."

    "This lens has very fast auto focus."

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    Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens: Experience a broader range of your DSLR's capabilities with this mid-telephoto macro lens. Image stabilization helps to ensure that your photos are clear even at very close range. Capture fine details with unprecedented clarity.