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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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Sony’s first 16–55-mm (24–82.5 mm full-frame equiv.) APS-C zoom with a constant F2.8 aperture is remarkably compact while offering performance befitting the G Lens series. A new optical design delivers excellent corner-to-corner resolution, and beautiful bokeh is available when needed. It is c
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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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The Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art Lens for Nikon F 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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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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MFG# AFA025C700
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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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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# AFA057Z700
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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# AFA056S700
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Designed for use with Sony EF-mount full-frame and APS-C mirrorless cameras, the Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E is a large aperture telephoto zoom lens by Tamron. It utilizes special lens elements packed in a compact body to provide an excellent optical performance from center
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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# 6443072
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The FUJINON XF16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR is a weather-resistant standard zoom lens with a 24-84mm equivalent that offers users this classic zoom range with a constant F2.8. The XF16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR has a durable, weather-resistant and dust-proof design with 14 sealing points, making it the perfect...
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MFG# SEL1625G
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The compact full-frame Sony FE 16-25mm f/2.8 G Lens is an excellent match for α-series cameras, with advanced technology ensuring that camera performance is fully realized from ultra-wide 16 mm to wide 25 mm focal lengths. Outstanding G LensTM resolution and bokeh are available throughout that...
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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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MFG# 20115
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A thrilling 17-28mm zoom range. A coveted f/2.8 aperture with all its spectacular low-light, speed and depth of field capabilities. Liberating in close working spaces. Exhilarating in vast open spaces. Light and tough enough to take anywhere. The definition of an f/2.8 lens just got wider.

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MFG# H-ES35100
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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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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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Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens for Leica L is a large-aperture standard zoom for full-frame mirrorless camera systems and is available in Sony E-mount and L-mount. The Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 offers best-in-class performance due to a sophisticated optical design that delivers high resolution...
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MFG# SEL2070G
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Extend the range of the standard zoom lens to 20mm for wide field of view required to include yourself, your friends and the background with G series resolution and naturally rendered bokeh.  Fast, precise, silent autofocus together and advanced optics provide peak performance for stills and video.

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MFG# 2193
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The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4.0G ED VR Zoom Lens is the upgraded standard zoom lens for FX-format DSLRs. It offers a constant maximum aperture to maintain exposure settings throughout the entire zoom range.

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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 Sigma 150-600mm 5-6.3 DG HSM OS Contemporary Lens for Canon EF 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 encounter....
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MFG# SEL24240
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A full-frame 24mm to 240mm zoom range allows this one lens to cover an extensive variety of shooting situations with 10x effective zoom range, making it ideal for landscape, snapshots, portraits and travel where reducing luggage is a priority. The ability to switch from wide angle to telephoto...
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MFG# V335030BW000
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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# 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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The Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens for Nikon Z is compact and easy to use yet has excellent optical performance and is compatible with the latest digital cameras with increasingly high pixel resolution. The AF drive uses a linear motor focus mechanism VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-torque Drive)...
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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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