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MFG# V314070BU000
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The OM System M.ZUIKO AF Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ Lens is a high-power wide to short telephoto zoom (28-84mm in 35mm equivalent) that offers amazing optical performance in an extraordinarily compact and lightweight (3.9 oz, 111g) design. It is the most compact electronic pancake zoom, giving you the...
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MFG# V314070SU000
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The OM System M.ZUIKO AF Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ Lens is a high-power wide to short telephoto zoom (28-84mm in 35mm equivalent) that offers amazing optical performance in an extraordinarily compact and lightweight (3.9 oz, 111g) design. It is the most compact electronic pancake zoom, giving you the...
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The OM System 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 grams,...
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MFG# 8546B002
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For photographers and videographers looking to add versatility and range to their lens collection, the new Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Telephoto Zoom Lens is a dream come true. Compact and lightweight with Optical Image Stabilizer for up to 3.5 equivalent stops of shake correction, it extends...
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The Panasonic Lumix S 20-60mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens is a compact, lightweight standard zoom lens in a L-mount/full-frame format. Covering from ultra wide 20mm to standard 60mm focal length, it supports versatile shooting opportunities from landscapes to snap shots. Wide view angle makes it easier to
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Measuring just 3/16" (29.9mm) when fully retracted, the Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Pancake Zoom Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras is super compact and easy to carry so you can quickly whip out your camera and spontaneously grab shots as they occur. It's perfect for traveling and other scenarios that require...
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MFG# 5564C002
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Helping to pave the way for the RF-S lens line, the Canon RF-S 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens is an all-around lens that is ideal for creative photography and movies, the RF-S18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM combines legendary Canon Optics with a versatile zoom range and quiet operation for flexibility on the go. This
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MFG# SAL16105
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The Sony AF DT 16-105mm f/3.5-5.6(D) Autofocus Lens is designed to take advantage of APS-size CCD imagers like the Exmor sensor of the Sony α(alpha) DSLR camera, this amazingly compact premium zoom lens provides superior all-around performance. Its 35mm-equivalent range of 24mm wide-angle to...
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MFG# 9519B002
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The Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Lens combines optical excellence with cutting-edge performance, providing an ultra-wide angle of view in a compact, portable package, perfect for EOS cameras with an APS-C sensor. It has a 4 group optical zoom system and includes a large-diameter element,...
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MFG# SEL55210B
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The Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens (Black) gives you consistently outstanding optical performance all the way. Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization is a huge advantage when shooting in low light or capturing video.

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  • 35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 82.5-315mm
  • Aperture
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MFG# SAL552002
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This superb Sony 55-200mm f/4-5.6 DT AF Zoom Lens for your Alpha DSLR camera has a smooth and silent AF operation with a built-in motor to handle themed range to telephoto zoom shots. In 35mm equivalent, it covers midrange 82.5mm to 300mm telephoto zoom (4x), ideal for shooting portraits, sports,...
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MFG# 2042B002
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The Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Autofocus Lens is in response to demands of photographers, this standard zoom lens is designed with Canon's Optical Image Stabilizer technology while retaining the compactness and lightness of previous models. Its stabilization allows sharp hand-held shots...
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MFG# 11175
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The Leica 90-280mm f/2.8-4 APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL Lens is an expansive telephoto zoom lens designed for full-frame and APS-C-sized L-mount mirrorless cameras. The f/2.8-4 maximum aperture benefits working in a variety of lighting conditions and also offers greater control over focus position for...
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MFG# 11179
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Leica Camera is pleased to expand its line of SL lenses with the Leica APO-Summicron-SL 90mm f/2 ASPH. Lens. This Summicron-SL lens boast top-level image quality, speed and robust construction - features important in the professional camera segment. This lens was designed concurrently with the
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MFG# 11176
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The Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm f/2.8-4 ASPH. Lens is very fast and offers a large range of focal lengths. A close focusing limit of 0.3 meters at its wide-angle setting and a maximum reproduction ratio of 1:3.8 at the telephoto end of the zoom range provide fascinating opportunities. Its...
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MFG# 11178
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Leica Camera is pleased to expand its line of SL lenses with the Leica APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH. Lens. This Summicron-SL lens boast top-level image quality, speed and robust construction - features important in the professional camera segment. This lens was designed concurrently with the
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MFG# 26390
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The Pentax HD DA 645 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AW SR Zoom Lens is optimized to provide premium performance with the Pentax 645 Digital cameras. While this ultra wide angle zoom lens is ideal for landscape photography - capturing an expansive view, it is also the perfect lens for architectural photography...
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MFG# 11189
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The Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70mm f/2.8 ASPH. Lens is the ideal lens with broad appeal for any photographer given its ability to equally capture reportage, travel, studio, architectural and landscape photography, as well as portraits, close-ups, and video content. With its extensive focal range,...
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MFG# 2208
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The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens is a versatile telephoto zoom lens that is compatible with both FX and DX-sized image sensors. This lens features an extensive zoom range of 80-400mm (DX equivalent: 120-600mm) that encompasses both portrait and long-reaching telephoto focal...
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The popular Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II Vario-Sonnar T* Lens has been refined for even better performance. This lens is already widely regarded as being more like a prime lens than a zoom in terms of image quality, but the new edition further reduces ghosting for a notable improvement in clarity....
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MFG# AFA058Z700
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The Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens for Nikon Z covers wide-angle through telephoto and is ideal for both travel and portrait photography. It is the first zoom lens for Nikon Z mount cameras to have a maximum wide-open aperture of F2. With high-level performance under a wide variety

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MFG# 732969
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The Sigma 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports Lens for Leica L is a high-power ultra-telephoto zoom lens exclusively for full-frame mirrorless cameras with a unique 10x focal length. The latest optical design delivers high optical performance throughout the entire zoom range, even with 10x zoom,
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MFG# 730954
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The 
Sigma 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports Lens for Canon EF is the world’s first 10x optical zoom telephoto lens with a tele end of 600mm. Incorporating 25 elements in 19 groups, excellent and consistent image quality can be achieved throughout the entire zoom range. This lens’ intelligent...
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MFG# SEL70200GM
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G Master design and technology in a new constant F2.8 telephoto zoom that offers unsurpassed rendering, blazing AF, and extraordinary image stabilization performance. The new Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS E-Mount NEX Camera Lens offers extremely high rendering, AF performance and image stabilization,...
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MFG# H-X2550
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The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens is built for mirrorless Micro Four Thirds (MFT) mount cameras, enabling F1.7 aperture brightness throughout the entire 50-100mm (35mm camera equivalent) zoom range. Its exceptionally high optical performance is suitable for both pr

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MFG# HX1025
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The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens is built for mirrorless Micro Four Thirds mount cameras and enables F1.7 aperture brightness throughout the entire 20-50mm (35mm camera equivalent) zoom range with exceptionally high optical performance clearing the stringent LEICA...
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MFG# SEL70200G2
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Sony’s advanced lens technology comes together in a compact, lightweight 70-200 mm F4 telephoto zoom G Lens that delivers exceptional optical and AF performance as well as unique half-macro (0.5x magnification) versatility throughout the zoom range. Impressive handling and mobility make it an...
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MFG# HES50200
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The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. Lens offers the range and versatility needed for a wide variety of shooting situations, and because it's a LEICA DG LENS it's the kind of lens you have always wanted. With LEICA being the watchword for quality optics among
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MFG# 26755
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Including a hood, this Pentax smc FA 645 80-160mm f/4.5 Lens medium telephoto zoom lens transitions from 63mm to 126.55mm, with a 35mm equivalent focal length, offers a f/4.5 maximum aperture, and features autofocus extending down to f/32. Improving picture quality, it benefits from multiple l...
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MFG# H-RSA100400
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Building off the success of its predecessor, this iteration of the mega-zoom, the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmar 100-400mm f/4-6.3 II ASPH. POWER O.I.S. Lens
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MFG# 20052B
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MFG# V315070BU000
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The OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm f/5-6.3 IS Lens lets you get incredibly close from wherever you are. A perfect tele-macro choice, enjoy a working distance of 1.3m across the entire zoom range with a magnification of 0.57x (35mm equivalent). Four easy-to-access controls - including Focus
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The OM System 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 for weather protection, delivers super-sharp edge-to-edge image quality, and boasts the world...
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MFG# 591969
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The highly anticipated Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN OS Sports Lens for Leica L is a reliable and lightweight DG DN F2.8 large-aperture telephoto zoom lens designed exclusively for full-frame mirrorless camera systems. Combining high-speed AF, remarkably effective OS, exceptional mechanical relia
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The highly anticipated Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG DN OS Sports Lens for Sony E is a reliable and lightweight DG DN F2.8 large-aperture telephoto zoom lens designed exclusively for full-frame mirrorless camera systems. Combining high-speed AF, remarkably effective OS, exceptional mechanical reliability,
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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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