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Telephoto lenses that have a f/2.8 or faster aperture

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Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

"This is one of the sharpest lenses I have ever seen. Love it so much and is on my camera most of the time now." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Canon IS II
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Aperture f/2.8
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Image stabilization Canon IS II
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Diameter n/a
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Length n/a
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Weight 1.5 kg
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Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/2.8

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/2.8
 
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35 mm
 
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$749.99
 
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Small diameter
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69 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Image stabilization None
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Diameter 69 mm
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Length 99 mm
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Min focal length 35 mm
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Weight 360 g
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Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM
 
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Canon IS II
 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Image stabilization Canon IS II
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 127 mm
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Length 249 mm
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Min focal length 300 mm
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Weight 2.3 kg
#4

Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM

Sigma 180mm f/2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM
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Aperture f/2.8
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 95 mm
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Length 204 mm
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Min focal length 180 mm
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Weight 1.6 kg
#5

Olympus Zuiko 50-200mm f/2.8-3.5 ED SWD

Olympus Zuiko 50-200mm f/2.8-3.5 ED SWD

"Excellent lens for sport and fast action. The external zooming makes it a bit fragile if you're shooting in crowds or potentially damaging environments." bhphotovideo.com

 
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50 mm
 
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Great zoom range
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4x
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Aperture f/2.8
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Focus motor Olympus SWD
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Image stabilization None
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Fixed aperture No
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Diameter 87 mm
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Length 157 mm
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Weight 1 kg
#6

Samyang 85mm f/1.4 IF

Samyang 85mm f/1.4 IF
 
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$225.95
 
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f/1.4
 
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Quite short
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100 mm
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Aperture f/1.4
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Image stabilization None
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 78 mm
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Length 100 mm
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Min focal length 85 mm
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Weight 0.6 kg
#7

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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$879.00
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Aperture f/2
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Image stabilization None
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 81 mm
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Length 112 mm
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Min focal length 135 mm
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Olympus M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO

Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO
 
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40 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Image stabilization None
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Diameter 79 mm
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Length 160 mm
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Min focal length 40 mm
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Weight 0.9 kg
#9

Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM
 
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Canon IS II
 
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Great telephoto lens
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400 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Image stabilization Canon IS II
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 163 mm
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Length 343 mm
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Min focal length 400 mm
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Weight 3.9 kg
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Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

"This is THE BEST Nikon lens as far as portrait glass goes, it has quality all over it. Built like a tank, pricey, but worth every penny." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/2
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Focus motor None
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Image stabilization None
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 79 mm
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Length 119 mm
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Min focal length 135 mm
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Weight 0.8 kg