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Browse the top-ranked list of Manual Focus Telephoto Lens below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Top comment

    "Very easy to use...my wife loved it...Like the option of auto focus or manual focus with this lens....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"

    "Like the option of auto focus or manual focus with this lens."

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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.

    Your price for this item is $199.99
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    "Very easy to use...my wife loved it...Like the option of auto focus or manual focus with this lens....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"

    "Like the option of auto focus or manual focus with this lens."

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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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    "My wife loves it...Get the job done...Great in auto focus and just as great in manual focus mode...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"

    "Great in auto focus and just as great in manual focus mode"

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    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.
    Your price for this item is $349.99
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    "My wife loves it...Get the job done...Great in auto focus and just as great in manual focus mode...this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ 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"

    "Great in auto focus and just as great in manual focus mode"

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    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.
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    "My wife loves it...Easy to use lens...Great in auto focus and just as great in manual focus mode...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"

    "Great in auto focus and just as great in manual focus mode"

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    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.
    Your price for this item is $349.99
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    "My wife loves it...Easy to use lens...Great in auto focus and just as great in manual focus mode...this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ 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"

    "Great in auto focus and just as great in manual focus mode"

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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.
  4. Top comment

    "It is fun to use...I love this baby...The lens offers AF and manual focus, and allows manual focus even when AF is set to on, a very useful feature for low-light and other challenging focus situations....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"

    "The lens offers AF and manual focus, and allows manual focus even when AF is set to on, a very useful feature for low-light and other challenging focus situations."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $369.99
    Top comment

    "It is fun to use...I love this baby...The lens offers AF and manual focus, and allows manual focus even when AF is set to on, a very useful feature for low-light and other challenging focus situations....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"

    "The lens offers AF and manual focus, and allows manual focus even when AF is set to on, a very useful feature for low-light and other challenging focus situations."

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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.
  5. Top comment

    "A very good lens...I love this lens...to unlock the amazing quality of the a6000 I move to two vintage manual pentax leses 50mm prime and a 35mm prime - one you get the hang of the all manual focus they take great pitures....I bought the lens to compliment my SAL 70200g which is a awesome lens as well but quite a bit bigger"

    "to unlock the amazing quality of the a6000 I move to two vintage manual pentax leses 50mm prime and a 35mm prime - one you get the hang of the all manual focus they take great pitures."

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    Get a little closer to your subject with this Sony 70-300mm lens. Built-in optical stabilization delivers solid results even under low-light conditions, and the dust-resistant design helps prevent speckles from forming on the sensor itself. Narrower apertures from f/4.5-5.6 ensure you get wider depths of field with this Sony 70-300mm lens.
    Your price for this item is $1,099.99
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    The previous price was $1,199.99
    Top comment

    "A very good lens...I love this lens...to unlock the amazing quality of the a6000 I move to two vintage manual pentax leses 50mm prime and a 35mm prime - one you get the hang of the all manual focus they take great pitures....I bought the lens to compliment my SAL 70200g which is a awesome lens as well but quite a bit bigger"

    "to unlock the amazing quality of the a6000 I move to two vintage manual pentax leses 50mm prime and a 35mm prime - one you get the hang of the all manual focus they take great pitures."

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    Product Description

    Get a little closer to your subject with this Sony 70-300mm lens. Built-in optical stabilization delivers solid results even under low-light conditions, and the dust-resistant design helps prevent speckles from forming on the sensor itself. Narrower apertures from f/4.5-5.6 ensure you get wider depths of field with this Sony 70-300mm lens.
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    "Get the job done...Very easy to use...If you are using manual focus this isn't a problem, but in auto focus the lens sometimes will focus on the object next to or just behind where I am trying to get the picture and it isn't noticeable until you upload the pictures on the computer....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"

    "If you are using manual focus this isn't a problem, but in auto focus the lens sometimes will focus on the object next to or just behind where I am trying to get the picture and it isn't noticeable until you upload the pictures on the computer."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $299.99
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    "Get the job done...Very easy to use...If you are using manual focus this isn't a problem, but in auto focus the lens sometimes will focus on the object next to or just behind where I am trying to get the picture and it isn't noticeable until you upload the pictures on the computer....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"

    "If you are using manual focus this isn't a problem, but in auto focus the lens sometimes will focus on the object next to or just behind where I am trying to get the picture and it isn't noticeable until you upload the pictures on the computer."

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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.
  7. Top comment

    "Best DX kit lens...Its a great lens...I did a comparison using a tripod and manual focus with each lens on the D7200....The lens allows me to zoom in on subjects and capture more natural gestures as opposed to having to be close and receive forced photo smiles from my kids- it definately adds a more professional feel to the images I am now taking"

    "I did a comparison using a tripod and manual focus with each lens on the D7200."

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    Product Description

    Cover every shot with this all-in-one Nikon 18-140mm camera lens that lets you zoom from wide-angle to telephoto without missing a beat. Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass creates amazing contrast, and the zoom enables crisp images as close as 1.48 feet away. This Nikon 18-140mm camera lens features a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for super quiet clicks.
    Your price for this item is $499.99
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    "Best DX kit lens...Its a great lens...I did a comparison using a tripod and manual focus with each lens on the D7200....The lens allows me to zoom in on subjects and capture more natural gestures as opposed to having to be close and receive forced photo smiles from my kids- it definately adds a more professional feel to the images I am now taking"

    "I did a comparison using a tripod and manual focus with each lens on the D7200."

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    Product Description

    Cover every shot with this all-in-one Nikon 18-140mm camera lens that lets you zoom from wide-angle to telephoto without missing a beat. Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass creates amazing contrast, and the zoom enables crisp images as close as 1.48 feet away. This Nikon 18-140mm camera lens features a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for super quiet clicks.
  8. Top comment

    "Its a great lens...The price is low...Nikon - AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G On a full frame camera this is a really nice portrait lens or even a as general purpose, slightly longer than a 50mm, lens to keep on your camera for really sharp images at your point of focus...This is a full frame lens so on an APS-C it is somewhere around 120mm making it a good portrait lens for my needs"

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Medium Telephoto Lens: Transform every portrait into a work of art with a lens that delivers exceptional image quality and rich color saturation even at wide open apertures. Whether you're capturing headshots, wedding photos or nature images, this medium telephoto lens offers all you need for professional results in almost any lighting conditions.
    Your price for this item is $479.99
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    "Its a great lens...The price is low...Nikon - AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G On a full frame camera this is a really nice portrait lens or even a as general purpose, slightly longer than a 50mm, lens to keep on your camera for really sharp images at your point of focus...This is a full frame lens so on an APS-C it is somewhere around 120mm making it a good portrait lens for my needs"

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Medium Telephoto Lens: Transform every portrait into a work of art with a lens that delivers exceptional image quality and rich color saturation even at wide open apertures. Whether you're capturing headshots, wedding photos or nature images, this medium telephoto lens offers all you need for professional results in almost any lighting conditions.
  9. Top comment

    "I love this lens...My wife loves it...If you compared this to the 5 or 600 nikon prime which is almost the cost of a car this lens isn't as sharp, but it's 1399 not 13000.00... Buy it you will be happy with it The only reason it got 4 starts is from the weight and the inability to use the 5.6 on a crop body and I have had 2 copies and it'sn't a defective lens...do your research on this lens...I am very happy with my 200 to 500 f5.6 lens, It was a go to lens during a recent safari and my 700 to 200 2.8 only came out in low light conditions"

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR Super Telephoto Zoom Lens: Designed for use with most Nikon cameras with an F-Mount, this super telephoto zoom lens lets you capture birds, wildlife, motorsports and events in crisp clarity. The f/5.6 constant aperture helps you achieve out-of-focus backgrounds and lets you shoot in dim lighting.
    Your price for this item is $1,399.99
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    "I love this lens...My wife loves it...If you compared this to the 5 or 600 nikon prime which is almost the cost of a car this lens isn't as sharp, but it's 1399 not 13000.00... Buy it you will be happy with it The only reason it got 4 starts is from the weight and the inability to use the 5.6 on a crop body and I have had 2 copies and it'sn't a defective lens...do your research on this lens...I am very happy with my 200 to 500 f5.6 lens, It was a go to lens during a recent safari and my 700 to 200 2.8 only came out in low light conditions"

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR Super Telephoto Zoom Lens: Designed for use with most Nikon cameras with an F-Mount, this super telephoto zoom lens lets you capture birds, wildlife, motorsports and events in crisp clarity. The f/5.6 constant aperture helps you achieve out-of-focus backgrounds and lets you shoot in dim lighting.
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    "I love this lens...Love my new lens...It's expensive considering you could buy a couple of decent prime lenses for the same amount, but I wanted to by a DX lens with VR for my D7000, and something light and with a decent range...Other reviews suggested this lens has a tendency to suck in dust, but I have had no issues with it during or after using it for a couple of weeks in a very dusty environment"

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    Designed for use with select Nikon DX-format DSLR cameras, this Nikon NIKKOR 2216 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G telephoto zoom lens allows you to capture sharp shots of both near and faraway subjects and scenes.
    Your price for this item is $699.99
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    "I love this lens...Love my new lens...It's expensive considering you could buy a couple of decent prime lenses for the same amount, but I wanted to by a DX lens with VR for my D7000, and something light and with a decent range...Other reviews suggested this lens has a tendency to suck in dust, but I have had no issues with it during or after using it for a couple of weeks in a very dusty environment"

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    Designed for use with select Nikon DX-format DSLR cameras, this Nikon NIKKOR 2216 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G telephoto zoom lens allows you to capture sharp shots of both near and faraway subjects and scenes.
  11. Top comment

    "Love my new lens...It's a great lens...This lens is great to carry when hiking you can get up close to flowers or small animals but yet be able to get Elk and Bear from a safe distance...The only con, it's not bad, but the lens sometimes struggles a little with focus at 400mm, but if you're shooting long you'll probably be using a tripod and manually focusing anyway"

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    Attach this Tamron 18-400mm lens to your DSLR camera, and take incredible shots no matter your subject. Compatible with both Canon APS-C format cameras, the lens delivers everything from ultra-close captures of wildlife to detailed portraits and landscapes. This Tamron 18-400mm lens features a moisture-resistant construction that's idea for the rigors of travel.
    Your price for this item is $649.99
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    "Love my new lens...It's a great lens...This lens is great to carry when hiking you can get up close to flowers or small animals but yet be able to get Elk and Bear from a safe distance...The only con, it's not bad, but the lens sometimes struggles a little with focus at 400mm, but if you're shooting long you'll probably be using a tripod and manually focusing anyway"

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    Attach this Tamron 18-400mm lens to your DSLR camera, and take incredible shots no matter your subject. Compatible with both Canon APS-C format cameras, the lens delivers everything from ultra-close captures of wildlife to detailed portraits and landscapes. This Tamron 18-400mm lens features a moisture-resistant construction that's idea for the rigors of travel.
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    "This 85 is great...The lens is great...Of note - when turning the focus ring manually, the focus ring bobbles a bit (like its not "screwed on tightly" - kind of like the sound of batteries in an old remote control where the end connections have weakened a bit - though tight enough to work, they "bobble around" a bit inside...A lens this fast has a razor thin depth of focus so you're going to need to be very careful shooting with it"

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    Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Medium Telephoto Lens: Capture the essence of every moment with this medium telephoto lens that's perfect for portraits, weddings, action shots and more. The 85mm focal length draws attention to the point of focus by highlighting your subject against a softly blurred background, and the wide aperture performs brilliantly in low-light settings, without the need for a flash.
    Your price for this item is $1,899.99
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    The previous price was $1,999.99
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    "This 85 is great...The lens is great...Of note - when turning the focus ring manually, the focus ring bobbles a bit (like its not "screwed on tightly" - kind of like the sound of batteries in an old remote control where the end connections have weakened a bit - though tight enough to work, they "bobble around" a bit inside...A lens this fast has a razor thin depth of focus so you're going to need to be very careful shooting with it"

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    Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Medium Telephoto Lens: Capture the essence of every moment with this medium telephoto lens that's perfect for portraits, weddings, action shots and more. The 85mm focal length draws attention to the point of focus by highlighting your subject against a softly blurred background, and the wide aperture performs brilliantly in low-light settings, without the need for a flash.
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    "I love this lens...My new found love...on a crop body this lens is effectively a 216mm f/2 lens and that rocks...but do know that it is a long lens, its great on a full frame, though on a crop camera, like the 30d/40d/rebelxt its rather long for indoor use"

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    Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Telephoto LensWhether photography is your passion or your profession, this lens helps you create high-quality images with superb background blur even in low-light situations. Create photos with stunning clarity and fine details.
    Your price for this item is $999.99
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    "I love this lens...My new found love...on a crop body this lens is effectively a 216mm f/2 lens and that rocks...but do know that it is a long lens, its great on a full frame, though on a crop camera, like the 30d/40d/rebelxt its rather long for indoor use"

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    Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Telephoto LensWhether photography is your passion or your profession, this lens helps you create high-quality images with superb background blur even in low-light situations. Create photos with stunning clarity and fine details.
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    "close is not bad either...Better than Nikon 18-300...Great lens to have,I bought it for a trip to Cuba...hold it very steady - it may have auto focus but it needs a good grip to turn out anything decent"

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    Only at Best Buy Travel with this Tamron 18-400mm lens in your camera bag, and take amazing up-close shots in any weather. The moisture-proof lens is up to the task of outdoor exposure and is compatible with Nikon APS-C format DSLR cameras. This Tamron 18-400mm lens is designed to handle every shot from portraits to landscapes with stunning clarity.
    Your price for this item is $649.99
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    "close is not bad either...Better than Nikon 18-300...Great lens to have,I bought it for a trip to Cuba...hold it very steady - it may have auto focus but it needs a good grip to turn out anything decent"

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    Only at Best Buy Travel with this Tamron 18-400mm lens in your camera bag, and take amazing up-close shots in any weather. The moisture-proof lens is up to the task of outdoor exposure and is compatible with Nikon APS-C format DSLR cameras. This Tamron 18-400mm lens is designed to handle every shot from portraits to landscapes with stunning clarity.
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    "The price is right...Bokeh is very good...I use a tripod with a ball head, and am able to do what I need to do...Sure, it's not the high dollar f/2.8 version but it does everything I want from a super telephoto lens in this focal range"

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    Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Super Telephoto Lens: Great for remote wildlife and sports photography, this telephoto lens provides superbly clear close-up images of distant subjects. With USM autofocus you can quickly and easily switch focus from manual to auto and back again, maintaining complete control over your photos.
    Your price for this item is $1,249.99
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    "The price is right...Bokeh is very good...I use a tripod with a ball head, and am able to do what I need to do...Sure, it's not the high dollar f/2.8 version but it does everything I want from a super telephoto lens in this focal range"

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    Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Super Telephoto Lens: Great for remote wildlife and sports photography, this telephoto lens provides superbly clear close-up images of distant subjects. With USM autofocus you can quickly and easily switch focus from manual to auto and back again, maintaining complete control over your photos.