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Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100 Low light lenses 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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Silent focus motor
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Silent and fast
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Aperture f/1.8
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Max focal length 35 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 200 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Min focal length 35 mm
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Fisheye No
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G
 
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Silent and fast
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Aperture f/1.8
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 187 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Fisheye No
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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."

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Aperture f/1.8
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor None
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Weight 156 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Fisheye No
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

"I love how light weight and compact this lens is. Its sharpness at 1.4 is amazing."

 
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Silent and fast
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Aperture f/1.4
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 281 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Fisheye No
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Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.4D

"Love this lens for those closeup shots. I needed a lens with a high F stop and I love to take portrait shots and it works great for them. The background blurs just like I needed it to!"

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Aperture f/1.4
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor None
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Weight 230 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Fisheye No
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G
 
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Silent and fast
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Aperture f/1.8
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Max focal length 85 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 354 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Min focal length 85 mm
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Fisheye No
#7

Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor DC 135mm f/2D

"Great for portraits! Puts backgrounds beautifully out of focus."

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Aperture f/2
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Max focal length 135 mm
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Focus motor None
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Auto focus Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Min focal length 135 mm
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Fisheye No
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Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.2 AIS

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.2 AIS

"I absolutely love the way this lens focuses and is really tack sharp at f/2"

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Aperture f/1.2
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor None
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Weight 360 g
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Auto focus No
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Zoom range 1x
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Fisheye No
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

"Great overall prime lens. I love it for portraits and street photography."

 
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Silent and fast
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Aperture f/1.4
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Max focal length 85 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Weight 0.7 kg
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Auto focus Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Min focal length 85 mm
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Fisheye No
#10

Nikon Nikkor 35mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor  35mm f/2D

"I use this with my D700. My wife and I specialize in wedding photography. I prefer mainly prime lenses when I shoot. This lens is clear and fast in focus."

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Aperture f/2
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Max focal length 35 mm
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Focus motor None
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Weight 205 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Zoom range 1x
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Min focal length 35 mm
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Fisheye No