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    "Did the job well...Very beautiful photos....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"

    "Very beautiful photos."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $125.99
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    "Did the job well...Very beautiful photos....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"

    "Very beautiful photos."

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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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    "Very Easy to Use...Beautiful creamy bokeh....This lens is awesome for closeup, I m beginners so I need little time like 20-30 sec to focus lens correctly to take photo, if you are planning out door trip like going NY or DC to day trip this lens might not be good fit as this is good fit for closeup and portrait"

    "Beautiful creamy bokeh."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $219.99
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    "Very Easy to Use...Beautiful creamy bokeh....This lens is awesome for closeup, I m beginners so I need little time like 20-30 sec to focus lens correctly to take photo, if you are planning out door trip like going NY or DC to day trip this lens might not be good fit as this is good fit for closeup and portrait"

    "Beautiful creamy bokeh."

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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.
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    "Very easy to use...Good Lens For DX...The picture came out beautiful....It's a very good lens to use with the camera that I purchased and I see that is working very very well I love it and I look forward to many years of working with this particular lens it's a very good camera and lens make it just that much better"

    "The picture came out beautiful."

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    Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Standard Lens: Whether you're a beginner or professional, you'll love this compact, lightweight lens from Nikon. The normal angle of view captures approximately what the human eye sees, making it a great all-around lens. Plus, the f/1.8 maximum aperture is ideal for creating softly blurred backgrounds and shooting in low light.
    Your price for this item is $199.99
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    "Very easy to use...Good Lens For DX...The picture came out beautiful....It's a very good lens to use with the camera that I purchased and I see that is working very very well I love it and I look forward to many years of working with this particular lens it's a very good camera and lens make it just that much better"

    "The picture came out beautiful."

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    Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G Standard Lens: Whether you're a beginner or professional, you'll love this compact, lightweight lens from Nikon. The normal angle of view captures approximately what the human eye sees, making it a great all-around lens. Plus, the f/1.8 maximum aperture is ideal for creating softly blurred backgrounds and shooting in low light.
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    "My wife loves it...Get the job done...Looks very clear even when you zoom closer....And surprise Strohm a magnification this little legs does on the new Sony camera meet my Canon lenses , Would highly recommend this to any new Sony camera that uses the E lenses"

    "Looks very clear even when you zoom closer."

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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...Looks very clear even when you zoom closer....And surprise Strohm a magnification this little legs does on the new Sony camera meet my Canon lenses , Would highly recommend this to any new Sony camera that uses the E lenses"

    "Looks very clear even when you zoom closer."

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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...Looks very clear even when you zoom closer....And surprise Strohm a magnification this little legs does on the new Sony camera meet my Canon lenses , Would highly recommend this to any new Sony camera that uses the E lenses"

    "Looks very clear even when you zoom closer."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $349.99
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    "My wife loves it...Easy to use lens...Looks very clear even when you zoom closer....And surprise Strohm a magnification this little legs does on the new Sony camera meet my Canon lenses , Would highly recommend this to any new Sony camera that uses the E lenses"

    "Looks very clear even when you zoom closer."

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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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    "It is fun to use...I love this baby...Beautiful contrast and creamy bokeh....Lens is not L quality or is it priced that way...It makes an excellent portrait lens and believe it or not but an indoor sports lens as well....fast AF"

    "Beautiful contrast and creamy bokeh."

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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
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    "It is fun to use...I love this baby...Beautiful contrast and creamy bokeh....Lens is not L quality or is it priced that way...It makes an excellent portrait lens and believe it or not but an indoor sports lens as well....fast AF"

    "Beautiful contrast and creamy bokeh."

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    Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Medium Telephoto Lens: Get sharp, clear photos with this Canon medium telephoto lens that delivers vibrant color and clarity with fast, quiet focusing. The 85mm focal length draws attention to your subject and transforms the background into a soft blur for professional-quality portraits and impeccably detailed close-up shots.
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    "Its a great lens...The price is low...Produces beautiful bokeh and sharp images....This lens is beyond my expectation, the bokeh is awesome, it creates clear pictures, its my carry everywhere l go lens"

    "Produces beautiful bokeh and sharp images."

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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...Produces beautiful bokeh and sharp images....This lens is beyond my expectation, the bokeh is awesome, it creates clear pictures, its my carry everywhere l go lens"

    "Produces beautiful bokeh and sharp images."

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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.
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    "Very easy to use...Nice in low light...It takes beautiful pictures on a low budget....I am new to using this type of camera and thought the lens would really bring objects closer and "zoom" in better than the standard lens that's built /comes with the camera but didn't find this to be the case"

    "It takes beautiful pictures on a low budget."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $199.99
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    The previous price was $249.99
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    "Very easy to use...Nice in low light...It takes beautiful pictures on a low budget....I am new to using this type of camera and thought the lens would really bring objects closer and "zoom" in better than the standard lens that's built /comes with the camera but didn't find this to be the case"

    "It takes beautiful pictures on a low budget."

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    Product Description

    Get a reliable portrait lens for your NEX camera with this Sony 50mm lens. It has a fast aperture of f/1.8 for solid performance under low-light conditions, and it can get in close to your subject — up to 1.5 feet. Add a 49mm filter to your Sony 50mm lens for lens protection and polarization effects.
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    "My wife loves it...A must have lens...This lens produces beautiful photographs....absolutely love this lens this lens pictures come out great if you are looking to upgrade it is worth the money to upgrade I love it better then stock lens must buy"

    "This lens produces beautiful photographs."

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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.
    Your price for this item is $329.99
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    The previous price was $349.99
    Top comment

    "My wife loves it...A must have lens...This lens produces beautiful photographs....absolutely love this lens this lens pictures come out great if you are looking to upgrade it is worth the money to upgrade I love it better then stock lens must buy"

    "This lens produces beautiful photographs."

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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.
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    "A must have lens...I love this lens...It is very easy and the color and details come out looking fantastic....GREAT FOR LOW LOW PHOTOGRAPHY - with the wide aperture of f1.8, especially going from your typical kit lens which is usually f5.6, this lens gives you 3 stops or EIGHT times (2x2x2) more light coming through the lens opening"

    "It is very easy and the color and details come out looking fantastic."

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    Customize your Sony Alpha camera with this Sony prime lens for enhanced picture quality. OSS image stabilization reduces blurring for crisp, clear images, and the direct manual focus switches from autofocus to manual focus effortlessly. Boasting a 50mm focal length, this Sony prime lens lets you zero in on the perfect shot.
    Your price for this item is $249.99
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    The previous price was $299.99
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    "A must have lens...I love this lens...It is very easy and the color and details come out looking fantastic....GREAT FOR LOW LOW PHOTOGRAPHY - with the wide aperture of f1.8, especially going from your typical kit lens which is usually f5.6, this lens gives you 3 stops or EIGHT times (2x2x2) more light coming through the lens opening"

    "It is very easy and the color and details come out looking fantastic."

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    Product Description

    Customize your Sony Alpha camera with this Sony prime lens for enhanced picture quality. OSS image stabilization reduces blurring for crisp, clear images, and the direct manual focus switches from autofocus to manual focus effortlessly. Boasting a 50mm focal length, this Sony prime lens lets you zero in on the perfect shot.
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    "I made it happen...I love this lens...Sharp, beautiful colors and quite compact....Plus the 55mm lens provides no distortion of people and/or landscapes as this lens sees closest to what our eyes see hence it is the main lens used for portraits and filming"

    "Sharp, beautiful colors and quite compact."

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    Designed for use with most Sony a7-series full-frame cameras with an E-mount, this Sony SEL55F18Z Sonnar FE ZA lens features a Carl Zeiss T-star coating that enables you to achieve clear, detailed shots with minimal ghosting.
    Your price for this item is $899.99
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    The previous price was $999.99
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    "I made it happen...I love this lens...Sharp, beautiful colors and quite compact....Plus the 55mm lens provides no distortion of people and/or landscapes as this lens sees closest to what our eyes see hence it is the main lens used for portraits and filming"

    "Sharp, beautiful colors and quite compact."

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    Product Description

    Designed for use with most Sony a7-series full-frame cameras with an E-mount, this Sony SEL55F18Z Sonnar FE ZA lens features a Carl Zeiss T-star coating that enables you to achieve clear, detailed shots with minimal ghosting.
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    "it zoom in great...Sharp, but no IS...Beautiful sharp lens with awesome clarity, buy it!...There are some Canon L series lenses that leave users underwhelmed at the quality and wanting more, but for an everyday lens this Canon 24-70mm L cannot be beat"

    "Beautiful sharp lens with awesome clarity, buy it!"

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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.
    Your price for this item is $1,599.99
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    The previous price was $1,699.99
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    "it zoom in great...Sharp, but no IS...Beautiful sharp lens with awesome clarity, buy it!...There are some Canon L series lenses that leave users underwhelmed at the quality and wanting more, but for an everyday lens this Canon 24-70mm L cannot be beat"

    "Beautiful sharp lens with awesome clarity, buy it!"

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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.
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    "I love this lens...Glad I bought it...very good quality len, very well made....It is a great everyday lens to keep on the camera I have the kit lens it came with the camera but doesn't do much justice like this lens"

    "very good quality len, very well made."

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    With built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, this Sony SEL35F18 35mm prime lens helps you achieve crisp, clear images with your compatible Sony NEX E-mount camera. The 2 motors offer quiet and smooth operation for shooting videos.
    Your price for this item is $399.99
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    The previous price was $449.99
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    "I love this lens...Glad I bought it...very good quality len, very well made....It is a great everyday lens to keep on the camera I have the kit lens it came with the camera but doesn't do much justice like this lens"

    "very good quality len, very well made."

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    Product Description

    With built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, this Sony SEL35F18 35mm prime lens helps you achieve crisp, clear images with your compatible Sony NEX E-mount camera. The 2 motors offer quiet and smooth operation for shooting videos.
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    "Get the job done...Very easy to use...The pictures are clear and beautiful...Love this lens it takes good quality photos, My only complaint is the plastic mount on the lens my 50mm canon lens is half the price of this lens and has a metal mount and feels sturdier"

    "The pictures are clear and beautiful"

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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...The pictures are clear and beautiful...Love this lens it takes good quality photos, My only complaint is the plastic mount on the lens my 50mm canon lens is half the price of this lens and has a metal mount and feels sturdier"

    "The pictures are clear and beautiful"

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    Snap sharp, vibrant photos at a distance with this Canon EF-S 8546B002 telephoto lens, which features a 55-250mm focal length for flexible zooming and optical image stabilization to reduce the effects of camera shake.
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    "Price is a steal...The price is great...Wonderful bokah, fantastic crisp pictures, small and sleek...This lens is equivalent to approximately 35 mm lens on a full-frame camera, so it is so wonderful for the the focal length and it is incredibly lightweight"

    "Wonderful bokah, fantastic crisp pictures, small and sleek"

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    Capture stunning images of wide perspectives with this Canon 9522B002 EF-S wide-angle lens that features an aspheric lens element for high image quality from the center to the edges. The circular, 7-blade aperture delivers soft backgrounds.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
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    "Price is a steal...The price is great...Wonderful bokah, fantastic crisp pictures, small and sleek...This lens is equivalent to approximately 35 mm lens on a full-frame camera, so it is so wonderful for the the focal length and it is incredibly lightweight"

    "Wonderful bokah, fantastic crisp pictures, small and sleek"

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    Capture stunning images of wide perspectives with this Canon 9522B002 EF-S wide-angle lens that features an aspheric lens element for high image quality from the center to the edges. The circular, 7-blade aperture delivers soft backgrounds.