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Browse the top-ranked list of Modern Lenses below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Modern Lenses below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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    "Love it...Nifty 50...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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    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.
    $219.99
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    "Love it...Nifty 50...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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    "Love it...In love...Amazing lens that takes 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."

    "Amazing lens that takes 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.
    $125.99
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    "Love it...In love...Amazing lens that takes 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."

    "Amazing lens that takes 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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    "Love it...Not Bad...The picture came out beautiful....This Nikon 35 m m F 1.8 lens was acquired for low light indoor images and cityscape true lines... I really like the lens and at $200, it is the least expensive that I use regularly!"

    "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.
    $199.99
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    "Love it...Not Bad...The picture came out beautiful....This Nikon 35 m m F 1.8 lens was acquired for low light indoor images and cityscape true lines... I really like the lens and at $200, it is the least expensive that I use regularly!"

    "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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    "A gem...Love it...Photo looks so much better with this lens...Good in video mode in able light condition (indoor), in still use flash needed in low light condition on average a decent len in good bright condition but not as sharp compare to other lens"

    "Photo looks so much better with this lens"

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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...Photo looks so much better with this lens...Good in video mode in able light condition (indoor), in still use flash needed in low light condition on average a decent len in good bright condition but not as sharp compare to other lens"

    "Photo looks so much better with this lens"

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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...Love it...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.
    $349.99
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    "A gem...Love it...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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    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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    "Love it...PRO LENS...Beautiful Pricey Heavy...It is my new goto lens.The photos from this lens are the best I have ever shot.If you are looking for a great lens get this one.My only regret is I had to buy this from amazon because best buy has not had it in stock for months."

    "Beautiful Pricey Heavy"

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    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...Beautiful Pricey Heavy...It is my new goto lens.The photos from this lens are the best I have ever shot.If you are looking for a great lens get this one.My only regret is I had to buy this from amazon because best buy has not had it in stock for months."

    "Beautiful Pricey Heavy"

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    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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    "Love it...Love it!...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.
    $369.99
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    "Love it...Love it!...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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    "Love it...Good lens...The photographs are stunning....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."

    "The photographs are stunning."

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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.
    $479.99
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    "Love it...Good lens...The photographs are stunning....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."

    "The photographs are stunning."

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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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    "I love...love it...Takes a beautiful photo...Its sharp, handles focus just as fast as any other sony lens but thats a given since sony designs all there lenses to perform fast."

    "Takes a beautiful photo"

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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.
    $249.99
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    "I love...love it...Takes a beautiful photo...Its sharp, handles focus just as fast as any other sony lens but thats a given since sony designs all there lenses to perform fast."

    "Takes a beautiful photo"

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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.
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    "Love it...I loved...Well made, great clarity and ease of use....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"

    "Well made, great clarity and ease of use."

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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.
    $349.99
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    Was $399.99
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    "Love it...I loved...Well made, great clarity and ease of use....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"

    "Well made, great clarity and ease of use."

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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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    "Love it...Love it!...Takes Stunning Photos...I read somewhere that the lens is not as sharp as some other lens and I respect that but for me this lens is amazing gives me that crisp details from every shot I take."

    "Takes Stunning Photos"

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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.
    $449.99
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    "Love it...Love it!...Takes Stunning Photos...I read somewhere that the lens is not as sharp as some other lens and I respect that but for me this lens is amazing gives me that crisp details from every shot I take."

    "Takes Stunning Photos"

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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.
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    "In love...It's ok...Great and beautiful lens....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."

    "Great and beautiful lens."

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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.
    $999.99
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    "In love...It's ok...Great and beautiful lens....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."

    "Great and beautiful lens."

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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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    "Fast AF...Love it...This is a great lens for great portraits, and beautiful pictures in general....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."

    "This is a great lens for great portraits, and beautiful pictures in general."

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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.
    $299.99
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    "Fast AF...Love it...This is a great lens for great portraits, and beautiful pictures in general....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."

    "This is a great lens for great portraits, and beautiful pictures in general."

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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.
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    "In love...Love it...I love it's capabilities and beautiful performance....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."

    "I love it's capabilities and beautiful performance."

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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 love it's capabilities and beautiful performance....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."

    "I love it's capabilities and beautiful performance."

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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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    "nice !...Love it...Takes beautiful shots:-)...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."

    "Takes beautiful shots:-)"

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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.
    $299.99
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    "nice !...Love it...Takes beautiful shots:-)...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."

    "Takes beautiful shots:-)"

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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.