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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for lenses for outdoor photography.

With the right lenses, you can capture amazing images in all kinds of weather and light conditions. Here are the best lenses on the market today for outdoor photography.

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  1. Fujifilm - XF50mmF2 R WR Midrange Telephoto Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "If you like to take street photography and looking for something weather resistant and light, this is the lens for your fuji x mount system....Omg I love this lens. I’m a year into photography and needed something for a high speed basketball game."

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    Take better pictures with this Fujifilm 50mm lens. Its focusing system uses a stepping motor to provide quick autofocus without making noise, and it only weighs 200 grams, so it's easy to carry around as a secondary lens. This Fujifilm 50mm lens is weather-resistant, letting you have photo shoots in various outdoor conditions.
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    "If you like to take street photography and looking for something weather resistant and light, this is the lens for your fuji x mount system....Omg I love this lens. I’m a year into photography and needed something for a high speed basketball game."

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    Take better pictures with this Fujifilm 50mm lens. Its focusing system uses a stepping motor to provide quick autofocus without making noise, and it only weighs 200 grams, so it's easy to carry around as a secondary lens. This Fujifilm 50mm lens is weather-resistant, letting you have photo shoots in various outdoor conditions.
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  2. Tamron - 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD Standard Zoom Lens for Sony E-Mount - Front_Zoom
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    "Tamron 17-70 Lens...There are so many pro’s when it comes to this lens such as the Lightweight and compactness, the lens is great in low-light thanks to f/2.8 aperture, there is a Full-frame field of view of 17-70 mm which provides flexibility, there is an accurate autofocus with proper lens stabilization and it also has Weather sealing which makes this lens a must for travel for individuals who are into videography and photography. ...Great all around lense...This lense provides that extra stabilization which was my main reason of choosing this over a couple other sigma lenses."

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    The 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD (Model AFB070S700) is a large aperture everyday zoom lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. Fast, sharp, quiet, and small—this new APS-C zoom lens is extraordinarily versatile and perfect for everyday photography. The lens was created to achieve a broad zoom range and excellent image quality. With a focal length range of 17-70mm (a full-frame equivalent of 25.5-105mm), it’s the world's first 17-70mm F2.8 standard zoom lens with a 4.1x zoom ratio for APS-C cameras. The 17-70mm F2.8 includes Tamron's proprietary VC (Vibration Compensation). When shooting video, by utilizing AI technology, image stabilization performance improves compared to conventional models. Designed specifically for use with APS-C mirrorless cameras, the lens is light weight and compact, even with VC. Its small size and versatility make it a great choice for outdoor, travel and vacation photography, where compact camera bags are preferred, and of course for daily use. Additionally, photographers / users can take advantage of a close working distance. It features an MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.19m (7.5 in) at the wide-angle end and 0.39m (15.4 in) at the telephoto end. The lens is equipped with Tamron’s RXD (Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive) AF drive system, a high-speed, precision stepping motor unit. It also incorporates a wide variety of other features, including Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating for added durability. In your everyday life and on your trips to distant places, this lens captures all the excitement and discoveries with the finest possible detail.
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    "Tamron 17-70 Lens...There are so many pro’s when it comes to this lens such as the Lightweight and compactness, the lens is great in low-light thanks to f/2.8 aperture, there is a Full-frame field of view of 17-70 mm which provides flexibility, there is an accurate autofocus with proper lens stabilization and it also has Weather sealing which makes this lens a must for travel for individuals who are into videography and photography. ...Great all around lense...This lense provides that extra stabilization which was my main reason of choosing this over a couple other sigma lenses."

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    The 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD (Model AFB070S700) is a large aperture everyday zoom lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. Fast, sharp, quiet, and small—this new APS-C zoom lens is extraordinarily versatile and perfect for everyday photography. The lens was created to achieve a broad zoom range and excellent image quality. With a focal length range of 17-70mm (a full-frame equivalent of 25.5-105mm), it’s the world's first 17-70mm F2.8 standard zoom lens with a 4.1x zoom ratio for APS-C cameras. The 17-70mm F2.8 includes Tamron's proprietary VC (Vibration Compensation). When shooting video, by utilizing AI technology, image stabilization performance improves compared to conventional models. Designed specifically for use with APS-C mirrorless cameras, the lens is light weight and compact, even with VC. Its small size and versatility make it a great choice for outdoor, travel and vacation photography, where compact camera bags are preferred, and of course for daily use. Additionally, photographers / users can take advantage of a close working distance. It features an MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.19m (7.5 in) at the wide-angle end and 0.39m (15.4 in) at the telephoto end. The lens is equipped with Tamron’s RXD (Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive) AF drive system, a high-speed, precision stepping motor unit. It also incorporates a wide variety of other features, including Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating for added durability. In your everyday life and on your trips to distant places, this lens captures all the excitement and discoveries with the finest possible detail.
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  3. Sony - G Master FE 135mm F1.8 GM Prime Telephoto Lens for Select E-mount Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Ultimate Portrait Lense...Great Lenses, the sharpness is superb. My goto lens for portrait shooting....a masterpiece (even among other sony GM lenses)...probably one of the best gmaster lenses sony made if you're making your living portrait photography dont wait very fast and silent autofocus system great pictures."

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    Capture perfect photos with this Sony FE 135mm f1.8 GM E-mount telephoto prime lens. An improved focusing system lets you capture subjects as close as 2.3 feet, while the f/1.8 aperture means you can create images with breathtaking bokeh and other effects. . The lens barrel is made of durable magnesium alloy to make it lightweight while ensuring optical precision. This Sony FE 135mm f1.8 GM E-mount telephoto lens has a dust and moisture resistant design that offers protection when shooting in challenging outdoor environments.
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    "Ultimate Portrait Lense...Great Lenses, the sharpness is superb. My goto lens for portrait shooting....a masterpiece (even among other sony GM lenses)...probably one of the best gmaster lenses sony made if you're making your living portrait photography dont wait very fast and silent autofocus system great pictures."

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    Capture perfect photos with this Sony FE 135mm f1.8 GM E-mount telephoto prime lens. An improved focusing system lets you capture subjects as close as 2.3 feet, while the f/1.8 aperture means you can create images with breathtaking bokeh and other effects. . The lens barrel is made of durable magnesium alloy to make it lightweight while ensuring optical precision. This Sony FE 135mm f1.8 GM E-mount telephoto lens has a dust and moisture resistant design that offers protection when shooting in challenging outdoor environments.
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  4. Canon - RF600mm F11 IS STM Telephoto Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Good lens for learning...Great for daytime photography of animals! Excellent bokah and interesting design....Only downside is it is a true f/11 you are stuck at f/11 and 600mm but for wildlife and sports (outdoors) this is a great lens on a budget."

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    The RF600mm F11 IS STM super-telephoto lens provides a long 600 millimeter focal length and is the first compact and lightweight 600mm super telephoto lens in the RF lineup. This lens is ideal for bird, wildlife, outdoor sports, and aviation. The size of this lens, and it’s retracting design, make it a highly portable option which can be stored easily in a camera bag and the built-in optical image stabilization with up to 5 stops of shake correction makes it easy to use either hand-held or with a monopod. The RF600mm F11 IS STM lens will also accept an RF 1.4X or 2.0X teleconverter^ to increase your focal length to 840mm or 1200mm respectively.
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    "Good lens for learning...Great for daytime photography of animals! Excellent bokah and interesting design....Only downside is it is a true f/11 you are stuck at f/11 and 600mm but for wildlife and sports (outdoors) this is a great lens on a budget."

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    The RF600mm F11 IS STM super-telephoto lens provides a long 600 millimeter focal length and is the first compact and lightweight 600mm super telephoto lens in the RF lineup. This lens is ideal for bird, wildlife, outdoor sports, and aviation. The size of this lens, and it’s retracting design, make it a highly portable option which can be stored easily in a camera bag and the built-in optical image stabilization with up to 5 stops of shake correction makes it easy to use either hand-held or with a monopod. The RF600mm F11 IS STM lens will also accept an RF 1.4X or 2.0X teleconverter^ to increase your focal length to 840mm or 1200mm respectively.
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  5. Sigma - Art 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Wide-Angle Zoom Lens for Canon EF - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great lens and BB had it in stock...This wide angle lens by Canon is worth every penny! It has become my go to lens in Real Estate photography....Lens review...Prior to this lense I was using the kit lenses (I know not a fair comparison!) "

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    Experience amazing photography with this Sigma Art 14-24mm f/2.8 camera lens for Canon mounts. A constant f/2.8 aperture provides high-resolution image quality, and an advanced motor enables fast and accurate autofocus. This Sigma Art 14-24mm f/2.8 camera lens features dustproof and splash-proof construction, making it great for shooting in a range of outdoor conditions.
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    "Great lens and BB had it in stock...This wide angle lens by Canon is worth every penny! It has become my go to lens in Real Estate photography....Lens review...Prior to this lense I was using the kit lenses (I know not a fair comparison!) "

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    Experience amazing photography with this Sigma Art 14-24mm f/2.8 camera lens for Canon mounts. A constant f/2.8 aperture provides high-resolution image quality, and an advanced motor enables fast and accurate autofocus. This Sigma Art 14-24mm f/2.8 camera lens features dustproof and splash-proof construction, making it great for shooting in a range of outdoor conditions.
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  6. Sigma - Contemporary 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Wide-Angle Lens for Select Sony E-mount Cameras - Front_Zoom
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    "Great low light lense...I’m still a newbie to photography but this lense is perfect for me since most of my time awake is at night. ...The best bang for your buck lense!!!...This is an amazing and sharp lense!! The buttery smooth Bokeh results in some amazing pictures, I used it mainly for car photography and coming from a kit lens this is a night and day difference! "

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    Customize your camera setup with this Sigma 16mm contemporary lens for Sony E mirrorless cameras. The wide-angle design features a 24mm equivalent focal length, capturing your subjects beautifully while enhancing the perspective of each shot. A multilayer coating prevents ghosting and flares, providing crisp image capture, while the dust- and splash-resistant design is ideal for outdoor use. With its ultra-fast aperture, this Sigma 16mm contemporary lens excels in low lighting conditions.
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    "Great low light lense...I’m still a newbie to photography but this lense is perfect for me since most of my time awake is at night. ...The best bang for your buck lense!!!...This is an amazing and sharp lense!! The buttery smooth Bokeh results in some amazing pictures, I used it mainly for car photography and coming from a kit lens this is a night and day difference! "

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    Customize your camera setup with this Sigma 16mm contemporary lens for Sony E mirrorless cameras. The wide-angle design features a 24mm equivalent focal length, capturing your subjects beautifully while enhancing the perspective of each shot. A multilayer coating prevents ghosting and flares, providing crisp image capture, while the dust- and splash-resistant design is ideal for outdoor use. With its ultra-fast aperture, this Sigma 16mm contemporary lens excels in low lighting conditions.
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  7. NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4.0 S Zoom Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great lense fast delivery excellent for landscape or street photography use with my z7ii...For general landscape or real estate photography,however, this lens is a great choice in the Nikon Z mount system"

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    Capture stunning wide-angle shots with this 14-30mm Nikon NIKKOR ultrawide zoom lens. Aberration correction reduces imaging artifacts, such as flare and chromatic aberration, while the minimum aperture of f/4 provides bright images through the entire zoom range. This Nikon NIKKOR ultrawide zoom lens has a nearly flat surface that can accommodate filters for image enhancement.
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    "Great lense fast delivery excellent for landscape or street photography use with my z7ii...For general landscape or real estate photography,however, this lens is a great choice in the Nikon Z mount system"

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    Capture stunning wide-angle shots with this 14-30mm Nikon NIKKOR ultrawide zoom lens. Aberration correction reduces imaging artifacts, such as flare and chromatic aberration, while the minimum aperture of f/4 provides bright images through the entire zoom range. This Nikon NIKKOR ultrawide zoom lens has a nearly flat surface that can accommodate filters for image enhancement.
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  8. Nikon - AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G Standard Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great lens...This is a great lens for photography. Easy to use....I am an amateur photographer but I love this lens. It is great for food photography or nature photography. "

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G Standard Lens: Suitable for professional and amateur photographers, this is a great lens for travel, events, portraits and general purpose photography. Capture clear images in dim lighting without a flash with the wide-open aperture. Switch seamlessly from automatic to fine manual focusing so you can ensure every detail is spot on.
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    "Great lens...This is a great lens for photography. Easy to use....I am an amateur photographer but I love this lens. It is great for food photography or nature photography. "

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G Standard Lens: Suitable for professional and amateur photographers, this is a great lens for travel, events, portraits and general purpose photography. Capture clear images in dim lighting without a flash with the wide-open aperture. Switch seamlessly from automatic to fine manual focusing so you can ensure every detail is spot on.
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  9. NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Telephoto Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "the 85 mm otherwise is not ideal for outdoor photography and too tight for indoor. It does not zoom in or out and it's not supposed to. ...Great for outdoor!...I love this lens with my new Z6ii. Definitely worth it adding to my collection!"

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    Take flattering portrait shots during events with this Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens. The bokeh effect lets you isolate subjects by blurring the background beautifully for a dreamy, natural look, while Eye-AF ensures sharp focus on the eyes for outstanding headshots. This Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens features a customizable control ring for quiet aperture control when recording videos.
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    "the 85 mm otherwise is not ideal for outdoor photography and too tight for indoor. It does not zoom in or out and it's not supposed to. ...Great for outdoor!...I love this lens with my new Z6ii. Definitely worth it adding to my collection!"

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    Take flattering portrait shots during events with this Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens. The bokeh effect lets you isolate subjects by blurring the background beautifully for a dreamy, natural look, while Eye-AF ensures sharp focus on the eyes for outstanding headshots. This Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens features a customizable control ring for quiet aperture control when recording videos.
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  10. Canon - RF85mm F1.2 L USM Mid-Telephoto Prime Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Primo lens for Night Sky Photography!...The new Canon RF 85mm F1.2 lens is great for Astrophotography or daytime portrait photography. ...It’s a great lens for the outdoor poterait photography! I love it.thanks!"

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    Capture sharp images with this Canon RF 85mm lens. The USM motor delivers quick, quiet and smooth operation for a pleasant experience, while the air sphere coating helps prevent ghosting and flare for high-quality results. This Canon RF 85mm lens has a F1.2 maximum aperture for added performance in low-light conditions.
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    "Primo lens for Night Sky Photography!...The new Canon RF 85mm F1.2 lens is great for Astrophotography or daytime portrait photography. ...It’s a great lens for the outdoor poterait photography! I love it.thanks!"

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    Capture sharp images with this Canon RF 85mm lens. The USM motor delivers quick, quiet and smooth operation for a pleasant experience, while the air sphere coating helps prevent ghosting and flare for high-quality results. This Canon RF 85mm lens has a F1.2 maximum aperture for added performance in low-light conditions.
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