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Canon EF (Full-frame) Portrait lenses

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Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Canon EF

Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Canon EF

"he Best Tamron lens up to date. Sharp on all focals from 70 to 300. Stabilization works (holds minimum 3 stops) good colors and bokeh. Very fast af focus." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Length 150 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 82 mm
#2

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM
 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.8
 
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Quite short
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41 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Zoom range 1x
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Aperture f/1.8
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Length 41 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Focus motor Canon STM
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 69 mm
#3

Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Canon EF

Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di LD Macro Canon EF

"I would strongly recommend the zoom telephoto AF70-300 mm Macro Autofocus Lens. I used it on the deer and wild turkeys in my backyard. It was easy for a person with arthritis to use. Loved the autofocus." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Length 117 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 76 mm
#4

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

"I purchased this lens because it's small, sharp, fast, light and cheap. Something I can put on my Canon body and take with me on business trips " bhphotovideo.com

 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.8
 
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Quite short
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41 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Zoom range 1x
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Aperture f/1.8
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Length 41 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 69 mm
#5

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

"This is the lens i have wanted for a few years, I had purchased the NON IS lens 5 years ago and had somne decent results with it, but using the IS Lens is a shear joy." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Canon IS
 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Length 142 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 76 mm
#6

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

"This is a great universal lens. the color is good and the quality is crisp- just what you would expect from a canon lens." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Canon IS
 
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Fixed aperture
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The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Zoom range 4.4x
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Aperture f/4
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Length 107 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Max focal length 105 mm
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Diameter 84 mm
#7

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.8
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Image stabilization None
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Zoom range 1x
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Aperture f/1.8
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Length 72 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Max focal length 85 mm
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Diameter 75 mm
#8

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.4
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Image stabilization None
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Zoom range 1x
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Aperture f/1.4
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Length 51 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 74 mm
#9

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

"As advertised THE BEST MACRO LENS FOR YOUR MONEY! Auto focus is so smooth that you do not realize that it is on." bhphotovideo.com

 
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More advanced image stabilization
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Canon IS
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Zoom range 1x
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 123 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Max focal length 100 mm
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Diameter 78 mm
#10

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

"I've been eying this lens for about 5 years now and I wish I had bought this lens sooner! This lens is amazing and sooooo sharp even at 1.2!" bhphotovideo.com

 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.2
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Image stabilization None
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Zoom range 1x
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Aperture f/1.2
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Length 84 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Max focal length 85 mm
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Diameter 91 mm