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Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100 Lenses for Nikon DX lens mount that have a f/2.8 or faster aperture

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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."

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Aperture f/1.8
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Fisheye No
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Zoom range 1x
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 200 g
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 35 mm
#2

Nikon Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro

Nikon Nikkor 40mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Micro
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Aperture f/2.8
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Fisheye No
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Zoom range 1x
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 281 g
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 40 mm
#3

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

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

"Amazing very nice lens."

 
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Sigma OS
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Aperture f/2.8
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Fisheye No
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Max focal length 50 mm
#4

Nikon Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX

"This lens absolutely rocks. If you're shooting DX format, this is the lens you have to have."

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Aperture f/2.8
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Fisheye No
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Zoom range 3.2x
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 55 mm
#5

Tamron SP 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II VC LD Nikon-f

Tamron SP 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II VC LD Nikon-f

"I was able to shoot at shutter speeds as low as 1/6 second hand held @ ISO 1250 with a Nikon D300. Resulting photos were sharp except for movement in the scene."

 
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Tamron VC
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Aperture f/2.8
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Fisheye No
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Max focal length 50 mm
#6

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

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

"This lens is really great. The picture quality is awsome. It can make great proxy. I've shot a picture of a spider and i can see the hair over his eyes."

 
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Sigma OS
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Aperture f/2.8
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Fixed aperture No
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Fisheye No
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Zoom range 4.1x
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Weight 465 g
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Max focal length 70 mm
#7

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

"I have used this lens for outdoor nature photography and indoors for wide angle shots. I use Capture NX which easily converts the photos back to a "normal" looking view. I look forward to trying many new things with this lens."

 
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Fisheye
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Extremely wide circular images
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Aperture f/2.8
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Fisheye Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Focus motor None
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Weight 306 g
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 10.5 mm
#8

Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Nikon-f

Sigma 10mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Nikon-f

"It focuses very fast, and very quiet. Sigma did something right with the HSM (not like my other Sigma lens that hunts to focus and is pretty noisy). The images come out very sharp prior to any post-processing and colors seem very accurate. All in all, I love this lens. Worth every penny!"

 
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Fisheye
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Extremely wide circular images
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Aperture f/2.8
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Fisheye Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Weight 476 g
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 10 mm
#9

Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II LD [IF] Nikon-f

Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di-II LD [IF] Nikon-f

"I have had this lens for only a few weeks, but it's definitely become my primary lens for my D90. I really like the weight and size."

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Aperture f/2.8
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Fisheye No
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Weight 430 g
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
#10

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Nikon-f

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Nikon-f
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Aperture f/1.8
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Fisheye No
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Zoom range 1.9x
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 35 mm