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Lenses for less than $500 that have a f/4 or faster aperture

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Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable

Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable
 
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Sony SteadyShot
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Aperture f/3.5
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Auto focus Yes
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Image stabilization Sony SteadyShot
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Length 30 mm
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Zoom range 3.1x
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Diameter 65 mm
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

"Clarity and color is amazing in low light situations. Also depth of field is amazingly tight at 1.4. I haven't had problems with the autofocus speed. For the price this lens is amazing." bhphotovideo.com

 
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f/1.4
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Aperture f/1.4
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Auto focus Yes
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 53 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 74 mm
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Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.4D

"I bought this lens for portraits and low-light sporting events. It takes amazing photos. I recently used it to shot an evening youth football game and couldn't have been happier. I would definitely recommend this lens to everyone." bhphotovideo.com

 
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f/1.4
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Aperture f/1.4
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Auto focus Yes
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Focus motor None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 43 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 64 mm
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

"This lens has quickly become my default lens. It's very versatile, and the system allows focus to be tweaked manually after auto-focusing. For the price you can't beat it." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.8
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Auto focus Yes
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Max focal length 35 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length n/a
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter n/a
#5

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS
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Aperture f/2
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Auto focus No
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Max focal length 12 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 58 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 73 mm
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Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

"Perfect photos at 65 mph at f8 @1/800! This lens lets in lots of light so I can use a fast shutter and get absolutely no blur at highway speeds." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.8
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Auto focus Yes
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Focus motor None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 38 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 64 mm
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Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

"Love this Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens , use it for weddings, family, senior, wildlife, and pet photography. I would recomment others to purchase this lens!" bhphotovideo.com

 
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Canon IS
 
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Great zoom range
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7.5x
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Aperture f/3.5
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Auto focus Yes
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Max focal length 135 mm
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Length 101 mm
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Zoom range 7.5x
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Diameter 75 mm
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Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6

Panasonic Lumix G Vario  12-32mm f/3.5-5.6
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Aperture f/3.5
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Auto focus Yes
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Max focal length 32 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 24 mm
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Zoom range 2.7x
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Diameter 56 mm
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Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-150mm f/4-5.6

Panasonic Lumix G Vario  45-150mm f/4-5.6
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Aperture f/4
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Auto focus Yes
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Max focal length 150 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 73 mm
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Zoom range 3.3x
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Diameter 62 mm
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Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II

Panasonic Lumix G  20mm f/1.7 II
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Aperture f/1.7
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Auto focus Yes
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Max focal length 20 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 26 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Diameter 63 mm