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MFG# SAL1680Z
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The Sony SAL-1680Z 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Carl Zeiss DT Zoom Lens is ultimate all-in-one zoom lens designed specifically for DSLR imaging. It's the first professional-grade 5X zoom lens specifically designed for APS-size CCD image sensors providing incredible precision in a single compact, easy-to-carry...
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Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 45-175mm/F4.0-5.6 ASPH./POWER O.I.S. (H-PS45175) with electric-powered zoom operation from the premium lens brand "X" for LUMIX G Micro System that complies with Micro Four Thirds System standard. Crystallizing Panasonic's optical technologies, the new "X" lens...
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MFG# AFB005NII700
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The Tamron AF 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II VC LD Aspherical (IF) Lens with Nikon Mount covers the heavily-used 17-50mm focal distance range (angle of view equivalent to 26 78mm when converted to the full frame format) making it an extremely versatile, high-performance zoom lens.

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MFG# ATXIAF120CFN
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The Tokina atx-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF Lens for Nikon F is re-designed for an improved user experience. The constant F2.8 aperture lens provides excellent edge-to-edge sharpness and resolution. Reduces flare and ghosting, while maintaining excellent contrast and color. A new waterproof top coat also...
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Tokina atx-i 11-20mm f/2.8 CF Lens for Canon EF is re-designed for an improved user experience. The constant F2.8 aperture lens provides excellent edge-to-edge sharpness and resolution. Reduces flare and ghosting, while maintaining excellent contrast and color. A new waterproof top coat also...
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MFG# HFS35100K
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The Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/4.0-5.6 Aspherical MEGA O.I.S. Lens projects a compact, metallic profile with a retractable structure designed for versatile focal distance. And outstanding picture quality. It stylishly complements Lumix DSLM cameras, particular the Lumix GM Series.

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MFG# ATXIAF116CFN
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 Tokina atx-i 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens for Nikon F is re-designed for an improved user experience and better image quality. The constant F2.8 aperture lens provides excellent edge-to-edge sharpness and resolution. Reduces flare and ghosting, while maintaining excellent contrast and color. A new...
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MFG# ATXIAF116CFC
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The Tokina atx-i 11-16mm f/2.8 CF Lens for Canon EF is re-designed for an improved user experience and better image quality. The constant F2.8 aperture lens provides excellent edge-to-edge sharpness and resolution. Reduces flare and ghosting, while maintaining excellent contrast and color. A new
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MFG# 20109
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The smallest DX format lens ever, now with a special edition silver finish to compliment the classic look of the Z fc. So light, you’ll want to carry it everywhere. So stable, you can rely on it for steady videos and webcam streaming and sharp street photography. This is your all-around lens for
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MFG# ATXAF175FXC
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The Tokina 17-35mm f/4 AT-X Pro FX Lens with Canon Mount is designed for use with a Canon full frame digital or film cameras. This ultra wide-angle lens gives you a 103.9° angle of view at the 17mm end of the zoom, and a bright, constant f/4.0 maximum aperture, making it ideal for low light...
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MFG# 4858C002
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As part of the RF-S lens line, the Canon RF-S 18-45mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens gives you the flexibility you desire without taking up your whole camera bag. This lens was designed with smaller APS-C sensors in mind, and when attached to a full frame EOS R camera, automatically enables the 1.6x crop mode.  It
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MFG# SEL55210
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With the Sony 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 Zoom Lens get a wide focal range of up to 315mm (35mm equivalent) ideal for sports or nature shots. Internal focusing makes smooth, responsive AF possible with minimum noise that's perfect for video capture. Enjoy Optical SteadyShot image stabilization while ac...
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MFG# 6473A003
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The Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 III Autofocus Lens is the most affordable of Canon's long telephoto zooms, this lens is excellent for subjects from portraits to wildlife and nature. It shares the same 13-element optical system as the 75-300mm USM lens, but uses a DC motor for autofocus. Close-...
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MFG# 20060
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With the Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G Lens on your DX-format DSLR, you'll be ready for anything. Part of Nikon's new "P" series of lenses, it uses a pulse motor (utilizing stepping motors) for ultra-fast, near silent autofocus and two Aspherical lens elements for outstanding optical perfo...
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MFG# V6501300
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Spanning an impressive range of super telephoto focal lengths, the black Vivitar 650-1300mm f/8 Telephoto Zoom Lens is well-suited to photographing a variety of long-distance subjects. This 2x zoom has a fixed aperture setting of f/8 at the 650mm position and f/16 at the 1300mm position to

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MFG# 882205
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The Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Lens for Sony Cameras offers an "all-in-one" super-zoom lens solution, from wide-angle to long telephoto. It provides the equivalent focal range of approx. 27-300mm when used with a Nikon digital SLR camera with an APS-C sized sensor.

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MFG# 1928B
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For anyone seeking a high quality telephoto zoom lens for portraits and action photography at a very affordable price, the Nikon AF Zoom Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G Lens is a great solution.


This very compact telephoto zoom lens is fully compatible with the Nikon N65 as well as Nikon's Professional...
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MFG# 20117
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With an impressive zoom range of 180-600mm, you can take shots from a great distance. Whether capturing wildlife in its natural habitat, fast-paced sports action, or tracking aircraft speeding across the sky, the Nikon NIKKOR Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR Lens ensures you're always ready for the shot. 
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MFG# 20052
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The AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR improves upon nearly every aspect of its acclaimed predecessor—sharpness, speed, consistency, control and durability plus Vibration Reduction image stabilization technology—and the results are stunning.  A truly versatile wide-angle to short telephoto lens...
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MFG# 4427B002
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For filmmakers and photographers who want the look and feel only possible with extreme wide angle and fisheye photography, the Canon EF 8-15mm f/4.0L Fisheye USM Fisheye Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens is a world-class choice. With its unique focal length range, the EF 8-15mm f/4L USM is the world's widest...
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MFG# SE2470
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The Panasonic Lumix S PRO 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens is a large-aperture standard zoom lens that boasts high descriptive performance across the entire zoom range. The optical performance of this LUMIX S PRO lens is remarkably high to clear stringent LEICA standards.

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MFG# SR70200
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The Panasonic Lumix S PRO 70-200mm f/4 O.I.S. Lens provides high-resolution, high-contrast images across the entire zoom range making it perfect for portraits to sports. The Panasonic LUMIX 5-Axis Dual I.S. (Image Stabilizer) 2 system can be used with the LUMIX S PRO as a lens for a full-frame mirrorless...
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MFG# AFA043N700
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Photographers everywhere, especially those who enjoy photographing people, can add wider range to their creative expression with the 
Tamron 35-150mm f/2.8-4 Di VC OSD Lens for Nikon F that extends from 35mm to 150mm and offers a fast F/2.8 aperture at the wide-angle end while maintaining a bright F/4 at the telephoto...
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MFG# V314090BU000
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The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 PRO Lens is the world’s smallest, lightest medium range zoom lens with a fixed aperture value. It fits right in with our OM-D line — known as the world’s most portable camera system. Like OM-D cameras, the lens is weathersealed so you can work in adverse
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MFG# 20092
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Ready for your next excursion, the full frame Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Lens is a versatile all-in-one zoom that covers every shot along the way with remarkable true to life detail. Immersive landscapes, arresting architecture, captivating portraits, candid street photography and everything
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MFG# ATXIAF175FFC
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Designed for Full Frame DSLR cameras, the Tokina atx-i 17-35mm f/4 FF Lens for Canon EF give photographers a new wide-angle option that covers the majority of landscape scenes. With a focal length of 17mm at the wide side the lens yields a spectacular 103.9 degree field of view which is great

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MFG# SEL2870
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The Sony E-mount FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens is compact, lightweight, and specifically designed to bring out the best in the a7-series full-frame E-mount cameras. Zoom range extends from 28mm-70mm, and an advanced design minimizes overall lens length.

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MFG# 20059
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With the Vibration Reduction (VR) equipped Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens on your DX-format DSLR, you'll be ready for anything. Part of Nikon's new "P" series of lenses, it uses a pulse motor (utilizing stepping motors) for ultra-fast, near silent autofocus and two Aspherical lens e...
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MFG# V315030SU000
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The Olympus 40-150mm lens features a new exterior design while retaining the high performance of the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 telephoto zoom lens featuring top-rated natural defocusing. Covering a wide telephoto range equivalent to 80 to 300mm on a 35mm camera and weighing just 190...
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MFG# 5176B013
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The Canon EF 200-400mm f/4.0L IS USM Lens with Internal 1.4x Extender is a high quality super-telephoto zoom lens with a built-in 1.4x extender. The additional extender gives extended focal range and maximum aperture up to 280-560mm f/5.6.

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MFG# 20088
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Sixty years after the introduction of the iconic Nikon F Mount, the dependable mainstay of every stunning NIKKOR SLR lens since, the Nikon AF-S 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR Lens brings a beautifully bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture to the world of pro telephoto sports photography. A versatile
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MFG# 11177
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Group portraits, landscapes, and architecture: Whenever the scene demands a wider view, the Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH. Lens is the perfect wide-angle lens for capturing it all. With a range of focal lengths from 16 to 35 mm, this high-performance lens expands the spectrum...
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MFG# CPHB0000041801
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The ninth addition to the X System lens range is the Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 Lens. Delivering the same superb image quality from edge to edge as the XCD prime lenses, this extremely high performance, compact mid-range zoom covers moderate wide angle to short telephoto focal lengths. Its internal focusing keeps the lens’ dimensions consta...
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The Canon RF 24-105mm f/2.8 L IS USM Z Lens is the world’s first 24-105mm focal length lens combined with consistent f/2.8 aperture. With its constant f/2.8 max aperture, full-frame coverage, and its ability to zoom past the traditional 70mm roadblock to a true portrait-length 105mm, this lens

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The Leica Super-Vario-Elmarit-SL 14-24mm f/2.8 ASPH. Lens is the first SL lens to feature a 14 mm focal length, introducing a versatile and fast super wide-angle zoom lens to the SL range. Designed with 18 lens elements—three of which are aspherical—distributed in 13 groups, it masterfully negates

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A zoom lens provides photographers with the unique advantage of multiple focal lengths all with a single lens. While some photographers opt for the "zoom with your feet" approach-physically moving closer to their subject-there are scenarios where that's simply not possible. In such instances, a zoom lens becomes an invaluable tool for bringing you closer to the action, ensuring that you never miss a moment. At Samy?s Camera, you?ll find a large selection of zoom lenses for use in long-range photography from top brands like Canon, Nikon, Sony, Sigma, Tamron, and more. We even have zoom lenses for the iPhone, so you can get the most out of your phone?s camera.

A camera zoom lens offers a range of focal lengths to provide versatility for everything from wildlife and sports to nature photography. Because you can shoot at different focal lengths with one lens, you may even be able to carry fewer camera lenses with you and reduce the weight of the camera gear you have to tote around. Shop zoom lenses at Samy?s camera and get close to the action today!

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What Is a Zoom Lens vs a Prime Lens?

Zoom lenses simply offer varying focal lengths, while a prime lens has a single, fixed focal point. Because they have fewer moving parts, prime lenses have traditionally been considered to produce sharper images. However, zoom lens technology has come a long way and is constantly improving. Today you can find extremely sharp professional zoom lenses and power zoom lenses that rival the image quality of prime lenses. Ultimately, the most important thing to consider is your photography goal - if you need a variety of focal lengths, you either need a zoom lens or multiple prime lenses.

Is a Zoom Lens the Same as a Telephoto Lens?

Zoom lenses are unique in that they can focus at a variety of focal lengths. Telephoto lenses, on the other hand, are lenses that boast a focal length of 60mm or more and may be either prime or zoom lenses. Though amateurs tend to confuse the two lens types, not all zoom lenses magnify the image enough to be considered telephoto.

Are Zoom Lenses Fast?

The speed of a lens, often referred to by its maximum aperture, varies from one model to another. While prime lenses often have larger apertures and are thus considered "faster," there are zoom lenses available with large apertures that can perform well in low light.

Can I Use Zoom Lenses for Portraits?

Yes, you can use a zoom lens for portraiture. Some photographers prefer the flexibility of being able to adjust their framing quickly without changing their position relative to the subject.

Are Zoom Lenses Good for Nature Photography?

Yes, the ability to change focal lengths quickly without swapping lenses makes zoom lenses particularly useful for capturing the unpredictability of nature.

What Does "Variable Aperture" Mean in Zoom Lenses?

Some zoom lenses have a variable aperture, meaning the maximum aperture changes depending on the zoom level. For example, a lens might have a maximum aperture of f/3.5 at 18mm and f/5.6 at 55mm. This is common in more budget-friendly zoom lenses.

Can I Achieve Bokeh with a Zoom Lens?

Yes, you can achieve bokeh effects with a zoom lens, especially those with larger maximum apertures. The quality of the bokeh will vary depending on the lens construction and aperture size.

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