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Many photographers like to use low sensitivity shooting to minimize noise as much as they can. Particularly in the photography of starry skies, bright wide-angle lenses are often selected because they can efficiently collect weak light. The 
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The Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 Lens for Canon with upgraded optical performance enables handheld shooting with remarkable definition. This new lens builds upon the success of the current SP 150-600mm (Model A011) which Tamron first introduced in December, 2013, including better overall...
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The Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 for Nikon with upgraded optical performance enables handheld shooting with remarkable definition. This new lens builds upon the success of the current SP 150-600mm (Model A011) which Tamron first introduced in December, 2013, including better overall...
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The Nikon AF-S 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF DX Lens is the world's first constant f/2.8 3.2x zoom lens developed exclusively for use with Nikon DX Format.

The 3.2x zoom covers from a wide angle of 79 degrees to a narrow angle of 28 degrees 50 minutes (equivalent to 25.5mm to 85.5mm for 35mm format)...
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The Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VC VXD G2 Lens for Sony E is the “G2” 2nd-generation successor to the 70-180mm F/2.8 Di III VXD (Model A056), a lens that won astounding acclaim from the marketplace and has been enjoyed by users around the world. The new model keeps its fast F2.8 aperture, while being

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An ultra-telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras with added versatility that starts at 50mm and delivers an 8x zoom ratio. The Tamron 50-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD Lens for Sony E is the unprecedented, next-level ultra-telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame

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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens for Nikon is a high-speed F/2.8 ultra-wide-angle zoom lens that inherits the outstanding image quality established from its predecessor, Model A012. By utilizing specialty glass materials and aspherical lens elements in the new Model A041, Tamron’s engineers...
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The Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens for Nikon F, a telephoto zoom lens for full-frame and APS-C DSLR cameras. The SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens was developed by substantially enhancing the features of its predecessor. These include a thorough review of the optical, mechanical...
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The Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens for Canon EF, a telephoto zoom lens for full-frame and APS-C DSLR cameras. The SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens was developed by substantially enhancing the features of its predecessor. These include a thorough review of the optical, mechanical...
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MFG# 1380C002
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For incredible versatility, the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens has been redesigned to deliver superb L-series optical performance that pairs smoothly with the high-resolution, full-frame sensors of SLR cameras. Featuring a zoom range of 24-105mm and a constant f/4 aperture, the EF 24-105mm...
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MFG# 9518B002
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Delivering the ultimate combination of wide-angle, low-light performance, L-series optics and compact construction, the Canon EF 16-35mm f/4.0L IS USM Lens is a phenomenal complement to any EOS SLR camera. This L-series ultra wide-angle zoom incorporates an Optical Image Stabilizer, and offers...
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The full-frame E-mount Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens features a state-of-the-art optical design including four aspherical glass elements, two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements and Sony’s Nano AR coating, which all work together to effectively suppress spherical aberration, distortion,...
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The Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO Lens is a compact, full-featured zoom that sports premium metal construction and professional-quality lens elements. It's light in weight and fully sealed...
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Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD Lens for Nikon Z is TAMRON's first ultra-telephoto zoom lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras that reaches the 500mm focal length and when used on APS-C mirrorless format cameras, the zoom range is an approximate 225-750mm full-frame equivalent. Even when...
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MFG# AFA032N700
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The Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 G2 DI VC USD Lens for Nikon is designed to maximize the potential of the latest high-pixel-density cameras while delivering best-in-class image quality. Our proprietary eBAND Coating resists ghosting and flare, making this lens ideal for backlit photography. In addition...
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The Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 G2 DI VC USD Lens for Canon is designed to maximize the potential of the latest high-pixel-density cameras while delivering best-in-class image quality. Our proprietary eBAND Coating resists ghosting and flare, making this lens ideal for backlit photography. In addition to...
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Advance to a new realm of image quality with the Canon Advanced Two Lens Kit with 50mm f/1.4 and 17-40mm f/4L Lenses. Including the ultra-wide EF 17-40mm f/4L USM zoom lens and the compact EF 50mm f/1.4 USM standard prime lens, it provides two excellent options in a single bundle for stunning...
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MFG# SEL70200G
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The Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 E-Mount G OSS Lens is a compact, lightweight telephoto zoom lens and ideal for full-frame E-mount bodies, delivering superb G Lens image quality throughout the zoom range. AA (advanced aspherical) elements, Super ED and ED glass elements, the Sony Nano AR Coating, and...
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The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 35-100mm f/2.8 POWER O.I.S. Lens delivers brightness in all zoom ranges, allowing photographers to enjoy a wide range of photography, such as evening shots that make use of the F2.8 brightness and bokeh effects that are unique to telephoto zoom shots and help
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MFG# V313030BU000
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It’s an ultra-wide world. The OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm f/4 PRO Lens is perfect for capturing outdoor scenes and dramatic landscapes. It easily fits in your hand, weighs under a pound and features powerful magnification. No-worry, weathersealed construction lets you shoot spectacular
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MFG# 745306
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The Sigma 150-600mm 5-6.3 DG HSM OS Contemporary Lens with Nikon F Mount was created around the concept of maximum portability meets utmost image quality in a variable aperture hyper-telephoto zoom lens. Lightweight and compact, this zoom can handle any long-reach photographic situation one may...
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The OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO II Lens is a high-resolution, large-aperture zoom lens that offers incredible versatility from wide angle to mid-range telephoto shots. It’s even great for macro photography. Put it in your gear bag and you’ll find yourself reaching for it over and over again.
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MFG# V316030BU000
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The OM System M. Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens boasts the longest zoom range* of any mirrorless interchangeable lens, while its splashproof, dustproof construction makes it one of the most versatile lenses available today. Its 35mm equivalent focal range of 24 to 400mm takes you from
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MFG# V314060BU000
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The OM System 12-40mm M. Zuiko Digital ED f/2.8 PRO Lens is the first in the newly created "M.ZUIKO PRO" category. Covering a 35mm equivalent focal length of 24-80mm, this lens features all metallic construction and makes extensive use of high grade optical components including Dual Aspherical,...
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MFG# 588955
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The Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens for Nikon F is the world's first full frame F2 zoom lens, featuring a wide open aperture of f2 throughout the zoom range. Covering 3 common prime lens focal lengths, the 24-35mm F2 DG HSM was designed for prime lens performance with the versatility of a zoom...
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MFG# 588954
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The Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens for Canon EF is the worlds first full frame F2 zoom lens, featuring a wide open aperture of f2 throughout the zoom range. Covering 3 common prime lens focal lengths, the 24-35mm F2 DG HSM was designed for prime lens performance with the versatility of a zoom
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MFG# SEL1635Z
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The compact full-frame Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens covers a 16mm to 35mm range with a constant maximum aperture of f/4.0, enabling consistent depth of field and exposure settings at any focal length. The high- performance optical design boasts Zeiss T* (T-star) coating for superior c...
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The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm f/2.8-4 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. Lens delivers a no-compromise approach to optical performance for modern interchangeable camera enthusiasts and professionals. As an optical partner of legendary LEICA Lenses, the LUMIX LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT  12-60mm F2.8-4.0...
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Designed to deliver top optical performance, the Pentax 60-250mm f/4.0 ED DA* SDM Autofocus Lens is a versatile telephoto zoom lens. Combining advanced technologies including super-low-dispersion optical elements, extra-low dispersion (ED) optical elements and Pentax original lens coatings, this...
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The full-frame Sigma 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens for Leica L combines exceptional optical quality, a bright F2.8 constant aperture and a robust and lightweight body, opening up new possibilities for Sony E-mount shooters who need professional results in a compact package. 
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The Sigma 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens for Leica L redefines the standard zoom for mirrorless cameras by combining outstanding optical performance, an F2.8 constant aperture, and a lightweight and compact body. The design of the 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary is based on the existing

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The Fujifilm FUJINON XF 18-135mmF3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR, a weather-resistant zoom lens with a 27-206mm equivalent that has the world’s most advanced 5.0-stop image stabilization system. With more than 20 sealing points for a dust-proof and weather-resistant design, the new lens is a perfect companion...
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The Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras is a premium lens designed for full frame cameras and will also work with APS-C sensors with an effective increase in focal length.

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If you are looking for a single solution to cover all possible scenarios, the Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens may be a great choice for you. Able to provide a wide-angle to super telephoto equivalent zoom range of 27-300mm, shooters will enjoy taking photos of subjects both near and far without...
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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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