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Canon EF Portrait lenses for less than $900 that have a f/2.8 or faster aperture

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Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

"Best lens I have bought in years. Of course, it produces great macros. But it can be used for portraits, even indoors. Portrait results blew me away." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Canon IS
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Aperture f/2.8
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Min focal length 100 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 123 mm
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Max focal length 100 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 78 mm
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Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
 
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Aperture f/1.4
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 51 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 74 mm
#3

Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Canon EF

Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Canon EF

"So what is great about it? Well most everything I would say. It is a performer, it's sharp, it's light, it's sturdy, easy to use, and a good all round lens, and also it's easy on your budget from B & H." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Great zoom range
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4.1x
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Aperture f/2.8
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Min focal length 17 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Length 82 mm
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Max focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 4.1x
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Diameter 79 mm
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Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

"Great lens, Super sharp for both macro and portraits. It is my most used portrait lens. Wonderful fast focus, good build quality." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/2.8
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Min focal length 60 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 70 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 60 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 73 mm
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Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon EF

Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro Canon EF

"I have to say the lens exceeded my expectations, with very true colors and (to my eye) a distortion free image, even at the edges. The focus is fast and quiet. I would recommend this lens to anyone!" bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/2.8
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 94 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 76 mm
#6

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

"Works brilliantly for me on FF or 1.3 crop camera in event filming and portrait still work." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/2
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Min focal length 135 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 112 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 135 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 81 mm
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Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
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Aperture f/1.8
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Min focal length 85 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 72 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 85 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 75 mm
#8

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon EF

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon EF

"The zoom is smooth once you get the handle of it, and its low light capability is excellent considering the price." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Sigma OS
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Aperture f/2.8
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Min focal length 17 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Length 91 mm
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Diameter 84 mm
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Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
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Aperture f/2.8
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Min focal length 100 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 119 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 100 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 79 mm
#10

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM
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Aperture f/1.8
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Length 41 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 69 mm