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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for Manual Lens.

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

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

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  1. Top comment

    "Love it...Must buy...Manual override focus ring is conveniently placed....It is a small lens so if you are going to carry just the camera without a bag, this lens allows for a lighter camera and without a long telephoto zoom lens hanging from the camera."

    "Manual override focus ring is conveniently placed."

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    Product Description

    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.
    $199.99
    Top comment

    "Love it...Must buy...Manual override focus ring is conveniently placed....It is a small lens so if you are going to carry just the camera without a bag, this lens allows for a lighter camera and without a long telephoto zoom lens hanging from the camera."

    "Manual override focus ring is conveniently placed."

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    Product Description

    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...Worth it...This lens does amazing with photos upgraded form the manual focus...I bought this lens as I wanted to add to my equipment a nice portrait lens but that won't break my bank :-) The lens is very well build and an excellent size to carry anywhere."

    "This lens does amazing with photos upgraded form the manual focus"

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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.
    $219.99
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    Top comment

    "Love it...Worth it...This lens does amazing with photos upgraded form the manual focus...I bought this lens as I wanted to add to my equipment a nice portrait lens but that won't break my bank :-) The lens is very well build and an excellent size to carry anywhere."

    "This lens does amazing with photos upgraded form the manual focus"

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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.
  3. Top comment

    "Great !...Love it...I really enjoy shooting manual....This lens only worked in manual mode on my camera, but it took good pictures, I just needed a lens with auto focus"

    "I really enjoy shooting manual."

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    Nikon AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Standard Lens: The wide-open aperture of this versatile Nikon lens allows you to capture photos in most situations without a flash. Whatever you're shooting, you'll get consistently sharp results at dusk, dawn or even in dim indoor lighting. Weighing just 5.5 oz., it makes a convenient carry-around lens for shooting stills and video.
    $131.99
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    "Great !...Love it...I really enjoy shooting manual....This lens only worked in manual mode on my camera, but it took good pictures, I just needed a lens with auto focus"

    "I really enjoy shooting manual."

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    Nikon AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Standard Lens: The wide-open aperture of this versatile Nikon lens allows you to capture photos in most situations without a flash. Whatever you're shooting, you'll get consistently sharp results at dusk, dawn or even in dim indoor lighting. Weighing just 5.5 oz., it makes a convenient carry-around lens for shooting stills and video.
  4. Top comment

    "Love it...Nice lens...Found myself getting better pics in manual mode....This sony lens has great clarity and this lens is a good all around lens for everyday pics."

    "Found myself getting better pics in manual mode."

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    Product Description

    Enjoy crystal-clear macro shooting with your compatible a7-series camera by attaching this Sony SEL90M28G lens, which features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, advanced aspherical elements and super ED glass with multicoating for sharpness.
    $1,099.99
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    "Love it...Nice lens...Found myself getting better pics in manual mode....This sony lens has great clarity and this lens is a good all around lens for everyday pics."

    "Found myself getting better pics in manual mode."

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    Enjoy crystal-clear macro shooting with your compatible a7-series camera by attaching this Sony SEL90M28G lens, which features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, advanced aspherical elements and super ED glass with multicoating for sharpness.
  5. Top comment

    "so good...In love...It actually makes for more precise manual focusing....i bought this lens and a zoom lens and I honestly fell in love with this lens the quality is great and its perfect for a beginner and also perfect for any occasion I highly recommend this lens."

    "It actually makes for more precise manual focusing."

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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
    As Advertised
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    "so good...In love...It actually makes for more precise manual focusing....i bought this lens and a zoom lens and I honestly fell in love with this lens the quality is great and its perfect for a beginner and also perfect for any occasion I highly recommend this lens."

    "It actually makes for more precise manual focusing."

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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.
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    "Love it...Love it....I still can't successfully use the manual focus ring, but at this point it doesn't really matter....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."

    "I still can't successfully use the manual focus ring, but at this point it doesn't really matter."

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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...Love it....I still can't successfully use the manual focus ring, but at this point it doesn't really matter....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."

    "I still can't successfully use the manual focus ring, but at this point it doesn't really matter."

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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.
  7. Top comment

    "Love it...Great !!...Perfect for manual users....It might be a little lacking for pros or very experienced amateur photographers, but if you're still a relatively casual photographer like myself, this is a huge step up from the kit lens, and combined with the 50mm 1.8 and a decent zoom lens, it's a great option to get a nice range of focal lengths covered."

    "Perfect for manual users."

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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.
    $129.99
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    Was $149.99
    Top comment

    "Love it...Great !!...Perfect for manual users....It might be a little lacking for pros or very experienced amateur photographers, but if you're still a relatively casual photographer like myself, this is a huge step up from the kit lens, and combined with the 50mm 1.8 and a decent zoom lens, it's a great option to get a nice range of focal lengths covered."

    "Perfect for manual users."

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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.
  8. Top comment

    "I loved...Love it...I shoot Manual which also pulls the best out of this lens....I received some good advice from a friend regarding a fixed 50mm lens--the F/1.4 on a 50mm lens is what he told me to look for, and the pictures are fantastic (using a Canon EOS Rebel T3I)."

    "I shoot Manual which also pulls the best out of this lens."

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    Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Standard Lens: This Canon 50mm lens has an unusually large maximum aperture so you can get detailed pictures even in low light without needing a flash. It's excellent for basic portraits and scenic shots, especially at night.
    $299.99
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    Was $399.99
    Top comment

    "I loved...Love it...I shoot Manual which also pulls the best out of this lens....I received some good advice from a friend regarding a fixed 50mm lens--the F/1.4 on a 50mm lens is what he told me to look for, and the pictures are fantastic (using a Canon EOS Rebel T3I)."

    "I shoot Manual which also pulls the best out of this lens."

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    Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Standard Lens: This Canon 50mm lens has an unusually large maximum aperture so you can get detailed pictures even in low light without needing a flash. It's excellent for basic portraits and scenic shots, especially at night.
  9. Top comment

    "Love it...Cool kit...The only thing I would have loved is the image stabilization, but for a prime lense purchase guide on a budget I highly recommend this one, the 24mm and the 35mm....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 only thing I would have loved is the image stabilization, but for a prime lense purchase guide on a budget I highly recommend this one, the 24mm and the 35mm."

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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
    Top comment

    "Love it...Cool kit...The only thing I would have loved is the image stabilization, but for a prime lense purchase guide on a budget I highly recommend this one, the 24mm and the 35mm....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 only thing I would have loved is the image stabilization, but for a prime lense purchase guide on a budget I highly recommend this one, the 24mm and the 35mm."

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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.
  10. Top comment

    "A gem...Not bad...Manual zoom and focus is also an option....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."

    "Manual zoom and focus is also an option."

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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.
    $349.99
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    "A gem...Not bad...Manual zoom and focus is also an option....this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ 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."

    "Manual zoom and focus is also an option."

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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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    "A gem...Not bad...Manual zoom and focus is also an option....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."

    "Manual zoom and focus is also an option."

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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.
    $349.99
    As Advertised
    Top comment

    "A gem...Not bad...Manual zoom and focus is also an option....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."

    "Manual zoom and focus is also an option."

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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.
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    "I love...Not bad...Also has a manual 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."

    "Also has a manual 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.
    $249.99
    As Advertised
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    "I love...Not bad...Also has a manual 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."

    "Also has a manual focus."

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    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.
  13. Top comment

    "Love it...Have fun...Thought the lens was broken when I couldn't get it to retract and the manual days nothing of this, doing a little research I found that you have to have it in manual focus and make sure the lens is not asleep, hold the shutter half way down and then retract the lens to put on the cap, don't push it from the front!...Thought the lens was broken when I couldn't get it to retract and the manual days nothing of this, doing a little research I found that you have to have it in manual focus and make sure the lens is not asleep, hold the shutter half way down and then retract the lens to put on the cap, don't push it from the front!"

    "Thought the lens was broken when I couldn't get it to retract and the manual days nothing of this, doing a little research I found that you have to have it in manual focus and make sure the lens is not asleep, hold the shutter half way down and then retract the lens to put on the cap, don't push it from the front!"

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    Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Standard Lens: This standard Canon lens offers high-quality image capturing in a small, lightweight lens body, making it a great companion in crowds and public spaces. Its versatile features and easy portability make it especially suited for basic travel, portraits and memento shots.
    $129.99
    Save $70
    Was $199.99
    Top comment

    "Love it...Have fun...Thought the lens was broken when I couldn't get it to retract and the manual days nothing of this, doing a little research I found that you have to have it in manual focus and make sure the lens is not asleep, hold the shutter half way down and then retract the lens to put on the cap, don't push it from the front!...Thought the lens was broken when I couldn't get it to retract and the manual days nothing of this, doing a little research I found that you have to have it in manual focus and make sure the lens is not asleep, hold the shutter half way down and then retract the lens to put on the cap, don't push it from the front!"

    "Thought the lens was broken when I couldn't get it to retract and the manual days nothing of this, doing a little research I found that you have to have it in manual focus and make sure the lens is not asleep, hold the shutter half way down and then retract the lens to put on the cap, don't push it from the front!"

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    Product Description

    Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Standard Lens: This standard Canon lens offers high-quality image capturing in a small, lightweight lens body, making it a great companion in crowds and public spaces. Its versatile features and easy portability make it especially suited for basic travel, portraits and memento shots.
  14. Top comment

    "Love it...Love it!...The manual focus is great....I'm a photography student and I've been wanting this lens for a while and when I got it I immediately went out and took photos with it and I love this lens to death it works really well with my 3200 I've and I'd definatley recommend this to a friend who has the same camera for the lens."

    "The manual focus is great."

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    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Macro Lens: Expand the creative reach of your DX-format camera and produce eye-catching still photos and HD videos. A great choice for food photography or detailed product shots, this Micro-NIKKOR lens is ideal for general close-ups and yet still versatile enough to shoot portraits and landscapes.
    $279.99
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    "Love it...Love it!...The manual focus is great....I'm a photography student and I've been wanting this lens for a while and when I got it I immediately went out and took photos with it and I love this lens to death it works really well with my 3200 I've and I'd definatley recommend this to a friend who has the same camera for the lens."

    "The manual focus is great."

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    Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G Macro Lens: Expand the creative reach of your DX-format camera and produce eye-catching still photos and HD videos. A great choice for food photography or detailed product shots, this Micro-NIKKOR lens is ideal for general close-ups and yet still versatile enough to shoot portraits and landscapes.
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    "Love it!...Great Lens...It zooms beautifully in automatic and in manual is very easy to focus!...Like others sat it's not as smooth focusing and it does take a little more time to focus but the end result is a fantastic photo!!"

    "It zooms beautifully in automatic and in manual is very easy to focus!"

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    The HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) in this Sigma 883306 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS Macro HSM digital zoom lens enables fast, precise autofocus when used with your compatible APS-C-format Nikon digital camera. The OS (optical stabilizer) ensures crisp shots.
    $549.99
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    "Love it!...Great Lens...It zooms beautifully in automatic and in manual is very easy to focus!...Like others sat it's not as smooth focusing and it does take a little more time to focus but the end result is a fantastic photo!!"

    "It zooms beautifully in automatic and in manual is very easy to focus!"

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    The HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) in this Sigma 883306 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS Macro HSM digital zoom lens enables fast, precise autofocus when used with your compatible APS-C-format Nikon digital camera. The OS (optical stabilizer) ensures crisp shots.