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MFG# SEL100400GM
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The first super-telephoto zoom in Sony’s flagship G Master series covers a versatile 100 mm to 400 mm range. With extraordinary resolution and fast, precise autofocus it lets you capture distant action with outstanding quality and immediacy. In addition to world-class image quality, this fine...
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Expand your field of view with the Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens. This wide-angle, L-series lens is a dynamic addition to the EOS R series line-up, offering a bright f/2.8 maximum aperture and 15-35mm focal length that helps capture landscapes, architecture and other wide-angled subjects in full view.
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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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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# 730954
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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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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# 2163
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The Nikon AF-S Zoom Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED AF Lens is a fast, ultra wide-angle AF-S zoom lens optimized for edge-to-edge sharpness on both the Nikon FX (23.9 x 36mm) and DX format image sensors. Enhanced optical formulas, engineered to produce exceptional sharpness, contrast and color, rendering...
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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# SEL2470GM
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The Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens is the ultimate choice for professional portrait, travel and event photographers seeking the highest possible optical performance. The XA element reduces aberration and delivers the ultimate resolution throughout the entire zoom range and aperture range, as well...
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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# 4318C002
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The Canon RF 70-200mm f/4.0L IS USM Lens is a telephoto zoom lens delivering impressive image quality along with superb mobility as our shortest and lightest 70-200mm f/4 lens to date. Designed for the EOS R System, this lens takes advantage of the large diameter mount and short back focus distance of the
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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# 16443060
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The Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens has a focal length equivalent to 76-213mm, and a constant f/2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range. The length of the lens barrel remains constant throughout the entire zoom range, and features a weather resistant and dust-resistant finish that can also work...
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MFG# 20052B
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AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Lens 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...
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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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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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MFG# 591965
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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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MFG# AFA057F700
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The 
Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD Lens for Fujifilm X 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# 2309C002
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For portable, versatile optical excellence, look no further than the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM Lens. It features an improved Optical Image Stabilization system that is designed to deliver up to 5 stops of correction for clear and stable images, with the new IS Mode 3 added specifically
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MFG# V314080BU000
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The OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO Lens is in a class by itself. It’s the only professional high magnification zoom to cover a 35mm equivalent 24-200mm focal range all on its own. This Micro Four Thirds lens features premium construction and superior glass to provide spectacular optical...
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MFG# 4857C002
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Providing the ultimate combination of ultra wide-angle, L-series optics and compact construction, the Canon RF 14-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens is an incredible complement to an EOS R series camera. This lens offers up to 5.5 stops of shake correction for sharp images (up to 7 stops of correction when used
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MFG# AFA057S700
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The Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD Lens for Sony E 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 e...
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MFG# 213965
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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 Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens for Sony E has been developed
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MFG# 213969
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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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MFG# AFA022C700
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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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MFG# 2147
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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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MFG# AFA065S700
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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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MFG# AFA041N700
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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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MFG# 576954
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The Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art Lens for Canon EF is a premium workhorse zoom lens designed for the latest high megapixel DSLRs. A constant aperture of 2.8 through the zoom range makes this a highly versatile tool and a brand new Optical Stabilization (OS) system helps compensate for camera shake....
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MFG# AFA025N700
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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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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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