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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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Max focal length 35 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 200 g
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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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Max focal length 40 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 281 g
#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

"The OS works excellent. Clear at even 200mm and nice bokeh."

 
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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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Max focal length 50 mm
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Weight 0.6 kg
#4

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon-f

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Nikon-f

"Very sharp lens. It's durable, has great contrast and is just a solid lens"

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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 1.5x
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Max focal length 16 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 0.6 kg
#5

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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Max focal length 55 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 0.8 kg
#6

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

"Sharp, great color and contrast across focal lengths and apertures. VC works great."

 
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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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Max focal length 50 mm
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Weight 0.6 kg
#7

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

Nikon Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX

"The Fisheye effect of this lens is great, almost a 180° rectangular view. You can not put a filter on the front of this, it has a gel filter holder in the rear."

 
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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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Max focal length 10.5 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 306 g
#8

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

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

"I just LOVE this lens! Took some of my very best and most interesting effects pictures with it! This lens helped me broaden my horizon as a photographer both figuratively and literally! I NEVER leave this lens at home when I go out for a shoot. And using it for video in some situations also creates spectecular clips. Sharp, fast and a ton of fun!"

 
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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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Max focal length 10 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 476 g
#9

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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Max focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Weight 465 g
#10

Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM APO Nikon-f

Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM APO Nikon-f
 
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Great telephoto lens
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150 mm
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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 3x
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Max focal length 150 mm
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Weight 1.3 kg