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MFG# 314965
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The Sigma 50mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary Lens for Sony E adds the classic standard prime lens focal length to the all-metal SIGMA "I series". This is the fifth F2 I series lens to date, joining the 20mm, 24mm, 35mm, and 65mm lenses. All F2 I series lenses feature an arc-type AF/MF switch and a stylized
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Designed for combination with relatively small full-frame mirrorless cameras, the 
Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens for Leica L pursues easy operability as a regular prime lens by balancing its easy-to-carry size and high optical performance, thereby embodying the Contemporary line’s development...
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The Panasonic 25mm f/1.4 Leica DG Summilux Aspherical Micro 4/3 Lens features the Nano Surface Coating, which minimizes ghosting and flare, and an Ultra High Refractive (UHR) index lens, which makes it thin and light without compromising its image quality. Moreover, its F1.4 brightness allows...
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Optimized for use in Canon’s line of mirrorless cameras, the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Nikon Z is a versatile and portable wide-angle lens. Five optical lens elements help minimize chromatic aberrations and spherical distortions, while the stepping AF motor ensures smooth, quiet

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While retaining the compact, lightweight, and outstanding image quality concepts of the Contemporary line, thanks to SIGMA's leading-edge technology, the 
Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Canon EF-M provides the amount of bokeh and admirable brightness expected from F1.4 lenses even...
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High performance and a compact design make the Sony 35mm f/1.8 Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras an ideal second lens that's easy to carry around while capturing the action. It's perfect for a wide variety of photos, including snapshots while strolling, night shots (thanks to the bright maximum ap...
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Optimized for use in Canon’s line of mirrorless cameras, the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Fujifilm X is a versatile and portable wide-angle lens. Five optical lens elements help minimize chromatic aberrations and spherical distortions, while the stepping AF motor ensures smooth,

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Inspired by the legend of Argus, a mythical giant with all-seeing sight, the Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens for Sony E
 is a magnificent f/0.95 standard-length lens for APS-C-format cameras. The ultra-fast aperture is well suited for low light photography, astrophotography, shallow...
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Inspired by the legend of Argus, a mythical giant with all-seeing sight, the Venus Optics Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens for Canon RF
 is a magnificent f/0.95 standard-length lens for APS-C-format cameras. The ultra-fast aperture is well suited for low light photography, astrophotography,...
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Inspired by the legend of Argus, a mythical giant with all-seeing sight, the Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 CF APO Lens for Nikon Z
 is a magnificent f/0.95 standard-length lens for APS-C-format cameras. The ultra-fast aperture is well suited for low light photography, astrophotography, shallow...
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The Tokina atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE Lens for Sony E features a clean design with high quality optics housed in abeautifully anodized, semi-satin black metal lens barrel. The fast f/1.8 aperture is perfect forportraits, low light shooting and producesa beautiful, softbokeh.The optical design has 10...
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MFG# 2180
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The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G Autofocus Lens is ideal for travel, event, environmental and general photography in a wide variety of conditions, with superb optical formula with an ultra-fast f/1.4 maximum aperture

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MFG# 21297
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The Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA 28-105mm f/3.5-5.6 ED DC WR Lens is a compact, lightweight, standard zoom lens that provides the most frequently requested focal-length range for general photography. Ranging from wide angle to medium telephoto, it’s designed to accommodate the image circle of the large...
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MFG# 302973
Samy's Part# S-077493
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Optimized for use in Canon’s line of mirrorless cameras, the 
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Nikon Z provides outstanding optical performance in a lightweight, compact design. Three optical lens elements help minimize spherical distortions, while the stepping AF motor ensures smooth,...
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MFG# ATXMAF56E
Samy's Part# S-071940
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The Tokina atx-m 56mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony E features an angle of view approximately equal to 85mm lenses with full frame sensor cameras. This lens is designed for amateur and professional photographers shooting portraits, street scenes, and low-light photos.

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MFG# SEL50F18B
Samy's Part# S-027631
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With the Sony 50mm f/1.8 AF E-Mount Lens take advantage of the built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization system which provides around a 4-stop shutter speed advantage, making it significantly easier to achieve crisp, blur-free images and video. Get beautiful, softly blurred backgrounds thanks...
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MFG# 302975
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The 
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Fujifilm X is a high performance prime with a large aperture of F1.4 designed for APS-C Mirrorless cameras. The Contemporary line is part of Sigma Global Vision and is the perfect blend of image quality and compact size. The large aperture is great for...
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MFG# ATXMAF33E
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The Tokina atx-m 33mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony E features a standard angle of view approximately equal to 50mm lenses with full frame sensor cameras. This lens is designed as a standard lens for shooting landscapes, street scenes, and close-up photos.

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MFG# 302963
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The Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Micro Four Thirds is a high performance prime with a large aperture of F1.4 designed for APS-C Mirrorless cameras including Sony E mount and Micro Four Thirds. The Contemporary line is part of Sigma Global Vision and is the perfect blend of image...
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MFG# ATXMAF33X
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Presenting Tokina atx-m 33mm F1.4 X - fast prime lens for Fuji X mirrorless camera mount.

The Tokina atx-m 33mm f/1.4 X Lens for Fujifilm X featuring angle of view equal to approx. 50mm in full frame (standard angle) is designed to serve as a highly versatile optical gear for amateur or even

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MFG# 0597C002
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The Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens (Silver) is a compact, stylish zoom lens for EOS M series digital cameras. A special retraction mechanism shortens the length of the lens to just 1.76 inches (44.5mm) when the camera is off, to help make carrying and storing the lens and camera even easier....
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MFG# 70249
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Equivalent to a full-frame 43mm focal length, the Hasselblad XCD 55mm f/2.5 V Lens produces a viewpoint similar to the human eye. This perspective, combined with the soft bokeh effect from the large f/2.5 aperture, makes this lens an outstanding option for full or half-length portraits and ideal

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The Panasonic Lumix S 35mm f/1.8 Lens is a large-diameter prime lens compatible with all L-mount cameras for maximum versatility. It features a common size and position of control parts with the other series of F1.8 lenses (S-S85, S-S50, S-S24 and this S-S35), with a center of gravity that is...
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The Fujifilm XF 35mm f/1.4 Lens is specifically designed for the Fujifilm X-Pro1 camera with an APS-C sensor. This Fujifilm 35mm f/1.4 XF R Lens is a "normal" lens equivalent to 53mm in 35mm format. The exceptionally fast, bright f/1.4 maximum aperture makes shooting in very low light possible...
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MFG# SEL40F25G
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The Sony FE 40mm f/2.5 G Lens packs the high image quality and beautiful bokeh of the G Lens into a compact design with superb build quality and intuitive operability. Easily carried anywhere and anytime, it's ideal for snap-shooting both portraits and views around town. The fast, precise, and
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MFG# V311030BU000
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The Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f/1.8 Lens is a great portrait lens and has a beautiful shallow depth of field which allows for background blurring effects that are not possible with the 14-42mm kit zoom lens. The Movie-Still-Compatible (MSC) mechanism utilizes nearly "silent" focusing te...
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MFG# 2137
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The Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D Autofocus Lens is a D-type lens design which provides distance information as part of flash and ambient light exposure processes. Classic normal lens provides speed and compact design. Multi-layer coating minimizes flare and ghosting. 52mm filter. Exceptionally...
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MFG# 11676
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Leica is pleased to expand its line of M-lenses with the Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH. Lens. With its razor-thin depth of field combined with exceptional imaging performance and a uniquely soft bokeh that photographers dream of, this lens has everything it needs to become a legend in its own right....
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MFG# 11678
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The Leica Summilux-M 90mm f/1.5 ASPH. Lens is the brand's latest in the long line of famed Summilux lenses, now for the very first time in the 90 mm focal length. The lens is perfect for portraits with an incredibly shallow depth of field, even half that of the legendary 50 mm Noctilux-M f/0.95...
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MFG# 11602
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The Leica 50mm f/0.95 Noctilux M Aspherical Manual Focus Lens represents a unique high performance lens. It combines exceptionally high speed with an image performance that ranks alongside that of today's leading lenses and once again extends the composition options of Leica M photography.

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MFG# 73338000
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For Landscape & Cityscape photographers, the Phase One XT 5° Tilt panel allows forgreater depth of field control, utalizing the large image circle of the Phase One XT Rodenstock HR Digaron-W 70mm Tilt f/5.6 Lens. The additional depth of field control, coupled with the 12mmshift capabilities of...
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MFG# 73226
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The Phase One Rodenstock HR Digaron W 70mm f/5.6 Lens is a normal focal length lens with impeccable image quality and a large image circle.
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MFG# 73115
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The Phase One 75-150mm f/4.0-5.6 AF Schneider Kreuznach Lens is maybe the most all-round and versatile Normal/Tele lens for the XF camera system. In combination with the Schneider Kreuznach 40-80mm LS f/4.0-5.6 Zoom, the focal length range is complete, from 40mm to 150mm with only two lenses....
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MFG# 11180
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The Leica Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. Lens is the first SL prime lens in the Leica portfolio. This autofocus lens delivers outstanding optical performance and sets the next generation benchmark from the leaders in optical technology. Its large maximum aperture makes the high-performance lens...
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Normal lenses, also called standard lenses, are a staple in the kit of most photographers as they are designed to provide a natural, human perspective to your photos. With a focal length that is roughly equal to the diagonal size of the camera's film or sensor, a normal lens produces images with a low amount of distortion, making it a great choice for general-purpose photography.

Whether you're shooting portraits, landscapes, or everyday scenes, a standard camera lens is a versatile tool that will help you capture stunning, lifelike images. We have a selection of standard lenses that are made by some of the industry's top brands and are designed to produce outstanding images for photographers working in a variety of fields.

If you're looking to expand your camera lens collection, normal lenses are widely considered a must-have. Browse our selection today to find the perfect normal camera lens for your photography needs.

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What Is Considered a Normal or Standard Lens?

Normal lenses are categorized based on their focal length, which is typically between 35mm to 50mm, although this can vary depending on the camera's sensor size. Some common examples of standard lenses include the 50mm f/1.8, the 35mm f/1.4, and the 24mm f/1.4.

Why Are They Called Normal Lenses?

A normal lens is a lens that has a field of view similar to that of the human eye. This type of lens is typically used for everyday photography. It is considered to be versatile because it can be used to capture a wide range of subjects, making them appear more natural because they replicate how the subject would be seen by the viewer's own eyes.

Can I Use Normal Lenses for Video Recording?

Yes, normal lenses are often used in video recording because they offer a natural perspective that can be appealing in storytelling. The low distortion and versatile focal length make them a good choice for many types of video projects.

Are There Any Disadvantages to Using a Normal Lens?

While normal lenses are versatile, they may not be the best choice for specialized types of photography, such as wide-angle landscapes or capturing fast action from a distance. In such cases, specialized wide-angle or telephoto lenses may be more suitable.

How Do Crop Factors Affect Normal Lenses?

A crop factor effectively multiplies the focal length of a lens, which means that a lens may not act as a "normal" lens on digital cameras with different sensor sizes. For instance, a 50mm lens on an APS-C camera with a 1.5x crop factor will behave more like a 75mm lens, altering its "normal" status.

What's the Difference Between a Prime and a Zoom Normal Lens?

A prime normal lens has a fixed focal length, which often results in better optical quality and larger maximum aperture sizes. A zoom normal lens, on the other hand, allows you to change focal lengths but may have smaller maximum aperture sizes and could compromise slightly on image quality.

Can Normal Lenses Be Used for Panoramic Shots?

While wide-angle lenses are typically preferred for panoramic shots, normal lenses can still be used for this purpose by capturing multiple overlapping images and then stitching them together in post-processing software.

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