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

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    "love it...Fun Lens...Auto focus worked great, easy to adjust zoom, wide angle gives great pictures with everything in it, makes backyards look bigger than they really are, tried manual focus, worked OK, nice lens to get everything in the frame....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."

    "Auto focus worked great, easy to adjust zoom, wide angle gives great pictures with everything in it, makes backyards look bigger than they really are, tried manual focus, worked OK, nice lens to get everything in the frame."

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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.
    $279.99
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    Was $299.99
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    "love it...Fun Lens...Auto focus worked great, easy to adjust zoom, wide angle gives great pictures with everything in it, makes backyards look bigger than they really are, tried manual focus, worked OK, nice lens to get everything in the frame....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."

    "Auto focus worked great, easy to adjust zoom, wide angle gives great pictures with everything in it, makes backyards look bigger than they really are, tried manual focus, worked OK, nice lens to get everything in the frame."

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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.
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    "A gem...Love it...Works fine but is a manual zoom....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."

    "Works fine but is a manual zoom."

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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.
    $349.99
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    "A gem...Love it...Works fine but is a manual zoom....this is not a bad lens a little better then the kit lens, if your gonna spend 350$ 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."

    "Works fine but is a manual zoom."

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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.
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    "Love it!...Great Lens...The one ting I've found is that the manual focus works better then the autofocus when I'm taking pics of my turtles....This lens works well, and is the perfect do it all lens when you only want to carry one lens."

    "The one ting I've found is that the manual focus works better then the autofocus when I'm taking pics of my turtles."

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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...The one ting I've found is that the manual focus works better then the autofocus when I'm taking pics of my turtles....This lens works well, and is the perfect do it all lens when you only want to carry one lens."

    "The one ting I've found is that the manual focus works better then the autofocus when I'm taking pics of my turtles."

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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.
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    "NOT BAD...love it...This lens is great....love how it has auto focus and manual modes....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."

    "This lens is great....love how it has auto focus and manual modes."

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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...This lens is great....love how it has auto focus and manual modes....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."

    "This lens is great....love how it has auto focus and manual modes."

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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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    "nice !...Love it...Very powerful and I love the manual/auto option...Shooting an objects such as a coyote from a long distance or a praying mantis as an extreme close up, this lens doesn't disappoint ."

    "Very powerful and I love the manual/auto option"

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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 !...Love it...Very powerful and I love the manual/auto option...Shooting an objects such as a coyote from a long distance or a praying mantis as an extreme close up, this lens doesn't disappoint ."

    "Very powerful and I love the manual/auto option"

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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.
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    "Love it...4 stars...Zoom extremely smooth using power or manual...The good things about this lens are that it's well built, it has an electronic zoom, so that you can zoom much more smoothly during a video clip, it has a nice zoom range up to 105 mm that gives quite a bit more zoom than a standard zoom."

    "Zoom extremely smooth using power or manual"

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    Product Description

    Get the shot you desire with this 18-105mm Sony SELP18105G midrange zoom lens that is compatible with select Sony E-mount cameras and features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to help ensure crisp images. An integrated lever offers smooth zooming.
    $599.99
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    "Love it...4 stars...Zoom extremely smooth using power or manual...The good things about this lens are that it's well built, it has an electronic zoom, so that you can zoom much more smoothly during a video clip, it has a nice zoom range up to 105 mm that gives quite a bit more zoom than a standard zoom."

    "Zoom extremely smooth using power or manual"

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    Product Description

    Get the shot you desire with this 18-105mm Sony SELP18105G midrange zoom lens that is compatible with select Sony E-mount cameras and features Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to help ensure crisp images. An integrated lever offers smooth zooming.
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    "Great Lens...Amazing Lens...The manual focus clutch....Not a lens for a lot of bokeh but enough to create nice separation between your subject and background."

    "The manual focus clutch."

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    Capture stunning shots with your compatible Micro Four Thirds-format camera using this Olympus M. Zuiko V314060BU000 12-40mm f/2.8 wide-angle zoom lens that features high-speed Imager AF (MSC) to help ensure crystal-clear images.
    $999.99
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    "Great Lens...Amazing Lens...The manual focus clutch....Not a lens for a lot of bokeh but enough to create nice separation between your subject and background."

    "The manual focus clutch."

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    Capture stunning shots with your compatible Micro Four Thirds-format camera using this Olympus M. Zuiko V314060BU000 12-40mm f/2.8 wide-angle zoom lens that features high-speed Imager AF (MSC) to help ensure crystal-clear images.
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    "Love it...PRO LENS...Easy auto focus, easy manual ring focus with a larger focusing grip, very good in low light and exceptional on the newer low light cameras....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."

    "Easy auto focus, easy manual ring focus with a larger focusing grip, very good in low light and exceptional on the newer low light cameras."

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    Product Description

    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...PRO LENS...Easy auto focus, easy manual ring focus with a larger focusing grip, very good in low light and exceptional on the newer low light cameras....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."

    "Easy auto focus, easy manual ring focus with a larger focusing grip, very good in low light and exceptional on the newer low light cameras."

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    Product Description

    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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    "Good lens...Love it!!...Clear pictures, smooth functionality with easy to follow instructions....I highly recommend this lens as it is a L series and once you use this lens you wont want to use a cheaper version lens."

    "Clear pictures, smooth functionality with easy to follow instructions."

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    Product Description

    Canon EF 70–200mm f/4L USM Telephoto Zoom Lens: This professional-grade telephoto zoom lens is useful for capturing a broad range of subjects, from portraits to outdoor sports. Plus, its lightweight construction makes it ideal for travel.
    $599.99
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    Was $649.99
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    "Good lens...Love it!!...Clear pictures, smooth functionality with easy to follow instructions....I highly recommend this lens as it is a L series and once you use this lens you wont want to use a cheaper version lens."

    "Clear pictures, smooth functionality with easy to follow instructions."

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    Product Description

    Canon EF 70–200mm f/4L USM Telephoto Zoom Lens: This professional-grade telephoto zoom lens is useful for capturing a broad range of subjects, from portraits to outdoor sports. Plus, its lightweight construction makes it ideal for travel.
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    "Love it...Nice kit...The focus ring is super smooth when using in manual....If used with an APS-C sensor, the zoom on this lens is an effective 80mm, making it adequate for many macro shots, but also functional enough for most portraits, although for the latter, I would prefer a 40mm lens (although the 40mm lens isn't as wide of an aperture at f/2.8 so I would not recommend it over the 50mm if you can only buy one)."

    "The focus ring is super smooth when using in manual."

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    Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Standard Lens and EF-S 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 IS STM Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens KitCreate the perfect package for portraits and landscapes with this Canon portrait and travel two-lens kit. It includes a 50mm f/1.8 lens for taking incredible photos of people or animals and a 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 lens for outstanding wide-angle photography. Powerful stepping motors make it easy to use this Canon portrait and travel two-lens kit when videoing.
    $349.99
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    "Love it...Nice kit...The focus ring is super smooth when using in manual....If used with an APS-C sensor, the zoom on this lens is an effective 80mm, making it adequate for many macro shots, but also functional enough for most portraits, although for the latter, I would prefer a 40mm lens (although the 40mm lens isn't as wide of an aperture at f/2.8 so I would not recommend it over the 50mm if you can only buy one)."

    "The focus ring is super smooth when using in manual."

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    Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Standard Lens and EF-S 10-18mm F4.5-5.6 IS STM Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens KitCreate the perfect package for portraits and landscapes with this Canon portrait and travel two-lens kit. It includes a 50mm f/1.8 lens for taking incredible photos of people or animals and a 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 lens for outstanding wide-angle photography. Powerful stepping motors make it easy to use this Canon portrait and travel two-lens kit when videoing.
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    "Love it....Best one...Easily shift between autofocus and manual....The Nikon 18-200mm lens is a little pricey but it is a very good lens with a very powerful zoom with sharp results and a wide perspective."

    "Easily shift between autofocus and manual."

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    Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18–200mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR II Standard Zoom Lens: This powerful and versatile Nikon standard zoom lens is a great one-lens solution for DX-format DSLRs. Its wide angle to telephoto focal range gives photographers a flexible tool to get the shot without having to switch lenses.
    $649.99
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    "Love it....Best one...Easily shift between autofocus and manual....The Nikon 18-200mm lens is a little pricey but it is a very good lens with a very powerful zoom with sharp results and a wide perspective."

    "Easily shift between autofocus and manual."

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    Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18–200mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR II Standard Zoom Lens: This powerful and versatile Nikon standard zoom lens is a great one-lens solution for DX-format DSLRs. Its wide angle to telephoto focal range gives photographers a flexible tool to get the shot without having to switch lenses.
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    "Love it...Must buy...However, using the manual focus fixed the majority of this problem---just to keep in mind for beginners....This lens is perfect when you want to just carry one lens with you while having a range of close to zoom."

    "However, using the manual focus fixed the majority of this problem---just to keep in mind for beginners."

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28–300mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR Standard Zoom Lens: This lens lets you photograph a scene from multiple perspectives, whether you aim to capture the expanse of a bridge or the flight of a bird. The minimum focusing distance of 18 inches lets you can zero in close on your subjects. Its lightweight build and versatility make it an excellent lens for travel photography.
    $949.99
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    "Love it...Must buy...However, using the manual focus fixed the majority of this problem---just to keep in mind for beginners....This lens is perfect when you want to just carry one lens with you while having a range of close to zoom."

    "However, using the manual focus fixed the majority of this problem---just to keep in mind for beginners."

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28–300mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR Standard Zoom Lens: This lens lets you photograph a scene from multiple perspectives, whether you aim to capture the expanse of a bridge or the flight of a bird. The minimum focusing distance of 18 inches lets you can zero in close on your subjects. Its lightweight build and versatility make it an excellent lens for travel photography.
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    "Good lens...Nice Lens...I'm trying to get away from using the auto mode and learn to use the Manual setting....It is an excellent lens for those who want a lens that performs well in lower light."

    "I'm trying to get away from using the auto mode and learn to use the Manual setting."

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    Canon EF-S 17–55mm f/2.8 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens: This Canon EF-S standard zoom lens combines a fast autofocus with image stabilizer technology for consistent image quality throughout the zoom range. A wide-open f/2.8 maximum aperture draws attention to your subject by creating a soft background blur, resulting in professional-quality portraits and scenic images, even in low-light settings.
    $879.99
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    "Good lens...Nice Lens...I'm trying to get away from using the auto mode and learn to use the Manual setting....It is an excellent lens for those who want a lens that performs well in lower light."

    "I'm trying to get away from using the auto mode and learn to use the Manual setting."

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    Canon EF-S 17–55mm f/2.8 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens: This Canon EF-S standard zoom lens combines a fast autofocus with image stabilizer technology for consistent image quality throughout the zoom range. A wide-open f/2.8 maximum aperture draws attention to your subject by creating a soft background blur, resulting in professional-quality portraits and scenic images, even in low-light settings.
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    "SO SHARP...Nice lens...It feels like having a gopro but you can control the manual settings better....Big plus is being able to use this lens on my full frame A7II even though it's not an E not an EF lens."

    "It feels like having a gopro but you can control the manual settings better."

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    Ideal for landscape photography and emphasizing perspective, this Sony SEL1018 10-18mm wide-angle zoom lens features built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to produce crisp images and videos.
    $849.99
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    "SO SHARP...Nice lens...It feels like having a gopro but you can control the manual settings better....Big plus is being able to use this lens on my full frame A7II even though it's not an E not an EF lens."

    "It feels like having a gopro but you can control the manual settings better."

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    Ideal for landscape photography and emphasizing perspective, this Sony SEL1018 10-18mm wide-angle zoom lens features built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization to produce crisp images and videos.
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    "In love...Love it...I'm not great at writing reviews but here's a summary of my friend's view on the lens (he is a professional photographer, a real one, haha): Pros - smaller, lighter lens with improved weight distribution....I had the generation before this series and There is a noticeable difference on how fast the lens gets into focus when shooting a moving subject like an athlete or a young squirmy child."

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    Canon EF 24–70mm f/2.8L II USM Standard Zoom Lens: Built to handle the demands of professional use, this lens is durable as well as dust- and water-resistant. Fluorine coatings on the front and rear surfaces keep smudges and fingerprints to a minimum.
    $1,699.99
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    Was $1,899.99
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    "In love...Love it...I'm not great at writing reviews but here's a summary of my friend's view on the lens (he is a professional photographer, a real one, haha): Pros - smaller, lighter lens with improved weight distribution....I had the generation before this series and There is a noticeable difference on how fast the lens gets into focus when shooting a moving subject like an athlete or a young squirmy child."

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    Canon EF 24–70mm f/2.8L II USM Standard Zoom Lens: Built to handle the demands of professional use, this lens is durable as well as dust- and water-resistant. Fluorine coatings on the front and rear surfaces keep smudges and fingerprints to a minimum.