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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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Image stabilization None
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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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Length 53 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Weight 200 g
#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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Image stabilization None
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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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Length n/a
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Fixed aperture n/a
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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

"Amazing very nice lens."

 
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Sigma OS
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Aperture f/2.8
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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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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Length n/a
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Fixed aperture Yes
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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

"The pictures are crisp, and the fast shutter speed is great for indoor shooting."

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Aperture f/2.8
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Image stabilization None
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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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Length 89 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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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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Image stabilization None
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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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Length 112 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Weight 0.8 kg
#6

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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Extremely wide circular images
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Aperture f/2.8
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Image stabilization None
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Fisheye Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Focus motor None
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Length 63 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Weight 306 g
#7

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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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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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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Length 95 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Weight 0.6 kg
#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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Image stabilization None
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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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Length 83 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Weight n/a
#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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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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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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Length 83 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Weight 0.5 kg
#10

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM Nikon-f

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM Nikon-f

"It produces very sharp images with great contrast. The focusing motor is quiet. It is well made, has a matt black finish and comes with a lens hood and nice case"

 
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f/1.4
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Aperture f/1.4
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Image stabilization None
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Fisheye No
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Zoom range 1x
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Length 59 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Weight 430 g