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

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

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  1. Canon - EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Standard Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Did the job well...Oh my goodness do I love this lens it's small and lightweight I love it because when I edit my photos I tend to zoom in dramatically on many photos that I take and when I use this lens it minimizes the amount of editing that I do since it shoots at a zoomed in position already...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"

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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...Oh my goodness do I love this lens it's small and lightweight I love it because when I edit my photos I tend to zoom in dramatically on many photos that I take and when I use this lens it minimizes the amount of editing that I do since it shoots at a zoomed in position already...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"

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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.
  2. Canon - EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Standard Lens for Canon APS-C Cameras - Black - Front_Standard
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    "Price is a steal...Good for the price...I recommend 24mm canon lens for vblog and capture excellent photos in low light, silent motor and use manual mode, I recommend it for either photos or video...I'm giving it 4/5 stars because although I'm pleased with my purchase, and use it as my primary lens, I wouldn't say that it was life changing, or completely outshines the standard lens that came with my camera, but if you are looking for something nice and affordable for both close ups and landscapes, this lens will do the job"

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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...Good for the price...I recommend 24mm canon lens for vblog and capture excellent photos in low light, silent motor and use manual mode, I recommend it for either photos or video...I'm giving it 4/5 stars because although I'm pleased with my purchase, and use it as my primary lens, I wouldn't say that it was life changing, or completely outshines the standard lens that came with my camera, but if you are looking for something nice and affordable for both close ups and landscapes, this lens will do the job"

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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.
  3. Sony - FE 50mm f/1.8 Prime Lens for Sony Alpha E-mount Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Very easy to use...Nice in low light...Definitely recommend this lens if you are looking for your own nifty-50 or love your shorty-40 for your Sony Mirror-less- the value is good and is a great focal length for new adopters of prime lenses...I haven't shoot a lot but the times that I did shoot some picture I like it Exceeded my expectations I used with my sony A3000"

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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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    "Very easy to use...Nice in low light...Definitely recommend this lens if you are looking for your own nifty-50 or love your shorty-40 for your Sony Mirror-less- the value is good and is a great focal length for new adopters of prime lenses...I haven't shoot a lot but the times that I did shoot some picture I like it Exceeded my expectations I used with my sony A3000"

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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.
  4. Canon - EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Standard Lens - Black - Front_Standard
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    "A must have lens...My wife loves it...The quality and the extra light you get from this lense , makes it worth for me expending the extra money , very easy to use and makes your DSLR look like a more regular camera instead of having a huge lense when you are being a tourist , love the rear glare (main reason why I got it) even taking regular pictures works great...The f/1.4 is your best choice - there really is no need to pay the price for the f1/2 unless you are a professional photographer and even then, as a professional photographer and for what I photograph, I still do not need the f1/2"

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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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    "A must have lens...My wife loves it...The quality and the extra light you get from this lense , makes it worth for me expending the extra money , very easy to use and makes your DSLR look like a more regular camera instead of having a huge lense when you are being a tourist , love the rear glare (main reason why I got it) even taking regular pictures works great...The f/1.4 is your best choice - there really is no need to pay the price for the f1/2 unless you are a professional photographer and even then, as a professional photographer and for what I photograph, I still do not need the f1/2"

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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.
  5. Canon - EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Medium Telephoto Lens - Black - Front_Standard
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    "It is very sharp...I like this lens...I've a fair collection of primes to compare it to, some of which are L glass, and I've got some great L zooms as well; yet for portraits, I inevitably turn to this specific lens as it outperforms everything else I own in the successful shooting methodologies I find myself returning to over and over...During focus, nothing external on the lens body moves or rotates, so there are no complications for using polarizing filters, and no concerns about the lens "pumping" air and so causing dust contamination in either the lens or camera with use"

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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 $349.99
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    "It is very sharp...I like this lens...I've a fair collection of primes to compare it to, some of which are L glass, and I've got some great L zooms as well; yet for portraits, I inevitably turn to this specific lens as it outperforms everything else I own in the successful shooting methodologies I find myself returning to over and over...During focus, nothing external on the lens body moves or rotates, so there are no complications for using polarizing filters, and no concerns about the lens "pumping" air and so causing dust contamination in either the lens or camera with use"

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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.
  6. Sony - 35mm f/1.8 Prime Lens for Most NEX E-Mount Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Glad I bought it...I love this lens...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...I have the standard lense that came with my Sony a6300 and bought a pretty nice zoom lense, and this prime lense should round out what I need to make my amateur photo and video jobs look more professional"

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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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    "Glad I bought it...I love this lens...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...I have the standard lense that came with my Sony a6300 and bought a pretty nice zoom lense, and this prime lense should round out what I need to make my amateur photo and video jobs look more professional"

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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.
  7. Nikon - AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Medium Telephoto Lens - Black - Angle_Standard
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    "Love my new lens...I love this lens...The best for portrait photographer lens in the market and I highly recommend it who ever looking for a great portrait lens...As for the focal length, I think it's perfect for head shots; the one in my review was taken with me seated at the same table just a few feet from the subject"

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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 $429.99
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    The previous price was $479.99
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    "Love my new lens...I love this lens...The best for portrait photographer lens in the market and I highly recommend it who ever looking for a great portrait lens...As for the focal length, I think it's perfect for head shots; the one in my review was taken with me seated at the same table just a few feet from the subject"

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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.
  8. Canon - EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Standard Lens - Black - Front_Standard
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    "i love this lens...Nice Lens for $$...For me this lens is useful for candid and street photography, it makes a camera like the 5D very un-obtrusive and non threatening, my professional cameras look like slightly oversized consumer superzooms with this lens on them and people go back to acting naturally much more quickly than when a giant white lens is pointed at them...As a novice / intermediate photographer, I wanted to try out another prime lens other than my 50mm f/1.4, but I didn't know which one to get so of course I began researching and found that a lot of reviewers highly recommended the 40mm pancake lens"

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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.
    Your price for this item is $179.99
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    "i love this lens...Nice Lens for $$...For me this lens is useful for candid and street photography, it makes a camera like the 5D very un-obtrusive and non threatening, my professional cameras look like slightly oversized consumer superzooms with this lens on them and people go back to acting naturally much more quickly than when a giant white lens is pointed at them...As a novice / intermediate photographer, I wanted to try out another prime lens other than my 50mm f/1.4, but I didn't know which one to get so of course I began researching and found that a lot of reviewers highly recommended the 40mm pancake lens"

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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.
  9. Canon - EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens - Black - Front_Standard
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    "I love this lens...It is very sharp...This lens is just perfect for a lot of stuff, I use it mostly for portraits and it gives such an awesome depth of field, sharpness, image quality... is just perfect and beautiful, and such an amazing macro lens to I absolutely recommend every photographer needs to have this lens in their bag...I am shooting with a canon 6D, this lense is sharp and it does the job, I also use it for portraits because it gets all the details of peoples faces which I love"

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    Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens: Experience a broader range of your DSLR's capabilities with this mid-telephoto macro lens. Image stabilization helps to ensure that your photos are clear even at very close range. Capture fine details with unprecedented clarity.
    Your price for this item is $749.99
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    "I love this lens...It is very sharp...This lens is just perfect for a lot of stuff, I use it mostly for portraits and it gives such an awesome depth of field, sharpness, image quality... is just perfect and beautiful, and such an amazing macro lens to I absolutely recommend every photographer needs to have this lens in their bag...I am shooting with a canon 6D, this lense is sharp and it does the job, I also use it for portraits because it gets all the details of peoples faces which I love"

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    Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens: Experience a broader range of your DSLR's capabilities with this mid-telephoto macro lens. Image stabilization helps to ensure that your photos are clear even at very close range. Capture fine details with unprecedented clarity.
  10. Nikon - AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G Standard Lens - Black - Front_Standard
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    "I Love this lens...Love my new lens...Richard was very helpful, also he helped me find the lense I was looking for which turned out to be the 1.4G nikkor lense and it took amazing pictures with fast auto focus and beautiful Bokeh perfect the for the scene I did...I bought this to upgrade the lens that came with my Nikon 3300, spent a little more than I was budgeting but I wanted something to work well when I decide to upgrade my camera"

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G Standard Lens: Suitable for professional and amateur photographers, this is a great lens for travel, events, portraits and general purpose photography. Capture clear images in dim lighting without a flash with the wide-open aperture. Switch seamlessly from automatic to fine manual focusing so you can ensure every detail is spot on.
    Your price for this item is $409.99
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    "I Love this lens...Love my new lens...Richard was very helpful, also he helped me find the lense I was looking for which turned out to be the 1.4G nikkor lense and it took amazing pictures with fast auto focus and beautiful Bokeh perfect the for the scene I did...I bought this to upgrade the lens that came with my Nikon 3300, spent a little more than I was budgeting but I wanted something to work well when I decide to upgrade my camera"

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    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G Standard Lens: Suitable for professional and amateur photographers, this is a great lens for travel, events, portraits and general purpose photography. Capture clear images in dim lighting without a flash with the wide-open aperture. Switch seamlessly from automatic to fine manual focusing so you can ensure every detail is spot on.
  11. Nikon - AF NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Standard Lens - Black - Front_Standard
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    "it's a nice lens...I love this lens...The only downsides that I have with it is that I have to be too close to my subjects for macros, while I have my extension tubes attached, and it will not auto focus on my camera, the Nikon D3300 (which really isn't a downside for me; as I will only use manual focus, but just about every other photographer that I know insists on having the option available)...As much as I want to encourage everyone to buy this lens right away, let me mention some of the limitation that you would see (which I think will be helpful to go over before deciding to buy this lens) First, being a prime lens, you will need to move your feet a lot to compose your picture"

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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.
    Your price for this item is $131.99
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    "it's a nice lens...I love this lens...The only downsides that I have with it is that I have to be too close to my subjects for macros, while I have my extension tubes attached, and it will not auto focus on my camera, the Nikon D3300 (which really isn't a downside for me; as I will only use manual focus, but just about every other photographer that I know insists on having the option available)...As much as I want to encourage everyone to buy this lens right away, let me mention some of the limitation that you would see (which I think will be helpful to go over before deciding to buy this lens) First, being a prime lens, you will need to move your feet a lot to compose your picture"

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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.
  12. Canon - EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Standard Lens - Black - Front_Standard
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    "I love this lens...I love this lense...I was saving for a long time to get this lens and I'm very happy to finally have it , is a little be slow for sports but for weddings and portrait is one of the best lenses that I got and I will recommend this lens to anybody to like photography...This lens is absolutely incredible and I would definitely recommend for any photographer looking to add a top of the line portrait lens to their bag"

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    Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Standard Lens: This Canon 50mm lens has an unusually large maximum aperture so you can get detailed pictures even in low light and without needing a flash. It is a perfect tool for basic portraits and scenic shots, especially at night.
    Your price for this item is $1,299.99
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    "I love this lens...I love this lense...I was saving for a long time to get this lens and I'm very happy to finally have it , is a little be slow for sports but for weddings and portrait is one of the best lenses that I got and I will recommend this lens to anybody to like photography...This lens is absolutely incredible and I would definitely recommend for any photographer looking to add a top of the line portrait lens to their bag"

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    Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Standard Lens: This Canon 50mm lens has an unusually large maximum aperture so you can get detailed pictures even in low light and without needing a flash. It is a perfect tool for basic portraits and scenic shots, especially at night.
  13. Sony - FE 28mm F2 E-Mount Prime Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I love this lens...No marks or damages...I purchased this lens instead of a 50mm 1.8 because when used with a crop sensor this lens becomes a 50mm, which I think is the best for street photography...Having used one myself on a full frame camera, I felt it was a good first prime lens for someone just moving up in their photography for several reasons: First on an aps-c sensor the equivalent focal length of 42mm seems just right, not too wide and not too narrow"

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    This Sony SEL28F20 lens features a 9-blade circular aperture and ED glass with multicoating, so you can easily capture clear photos with minimal ghosting using your a7-series, 35mm full-frame camera.
    Your price for this item is $449.99
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    "I love this lens...No marks or damages...I purchased this lens instead of a 50mm 1.8 because when used with a crop sensor this lens becomes a 50mm, which I think is the best for street photography...Having used one myself on a full frame camera, I felt it was a good first prime lens for someone just moving up in their photography for several reasons: First on an aps-c sensor the equivalent focal length of 42mm seems just right, not too wide and not too narrow"

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    This Sony SEL28F20 lens features a 9-blade circular aperture and ED glass with multicoating, so you can easily capture clear photos with minimal ghosting using your a7-series, 35mm full-frame camera.
  14. Nikon - AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR Wide-Angle Zoom Lens for Nikon APS-C F-mount cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It's a great buy...Would buy it again...this is a nice lens to have however it is not compatible with all nikon cameras - notice the aps designation - the auto focus did not work with my camera - my lenses need to be afs I did not realize this until I I bought this lens - will have to return it so check compatibility before you buy it...I am sure this lens pales in comparison to the Thousand dollar lenses, but for the average person I highly recommend this lens"

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    Capture creative photographs with this Nikon NIKKOR 10-22mm wide-angle zoom lens. Its Vibration Reduction image stabilization and nearly silent autofocus make this lens ideal for use in video production, and its high-end optics handle challenging lighting conditions easily. Pack this compact, lightweight Nikon NIKKOR wide-angle zoom lens in your kit for travel and outings.
    Your price for this item is $279.99
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    "It's a great buy...Would buy it again...this is a nice lens to have however it is not compatible with all nikon cameras - notice the aps designation - the auto focus did not work with my camera - my lenses need to be afs I did not realize this until I I bought this lens - will have to return it so check compatibility before you buy it...I am sure this lens pales in comparison to the Thousand dollar lenses, but for the average person I highly recommend this lens"

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    Capture creative photographs with this Nikon NIKKOR 10-22mm wide-angle zoom lens. Its Vibration Reduction image stabilization and nearly silent autofocus make this lens ideal for use in video production, and its high-end optics handle challenging lighting conditions easily. Pack this compact, lightweight Nikon NIKKOR wide-angle zoom lens in your kit for travel and outings.
  15. Sigma - 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Standard Lens for Canon - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Best lens I have...I love this lens...I was very hesitant to purchase a non canon lens but this is one of the best lenses I have especially for portraits and wide shots of landscapes...I am a newborn photographer in Michigan and this lens has been talked about for months about how amazing it is so I knew I had to try"

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    Utilizing SLD and FLD (fluorite) glass elements, this Sigma 340101 35mm f/1.4 DG standard lens minimizes axial and chromatic aberration while shooting with your compatible Canon digital camera. HSM (hyper-sonic motor) technology allows fast autofocusing.
    Your price for this item is $899.99
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    "Best lens I have...I love this lens...I was very hesitant to purchase a non canon lens but this is one of the best lenses I have especially for portraits and wide shots of landscapes...I am a newborn photographer in Michigan and this lens has been talked about for months about how amazing it is so I knew I had to try"

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    Utilizing SLD and FLD (fluorite) glass elements, this Sigma 340101 35mm f/1.4 DG standard lens minimizes axial and chromatic aberration while shooting with your compatible Canon digital camera. HSM (hyper-sonic motor) technology allows fast autofocusing.