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Canon EF (Full-frame) Portrait lenses

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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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Canon IS
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Length 123 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Zoom range 1x
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Max focal length 100 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
#2

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

"Use it in low light or for portraits, or as a general walk around lens. It's the one that stays on my camera all the time now. " bhphotovideo.com

 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.8
 
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41 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 41 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Zoom range 1x
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Aperture f/1.8
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Weight 130 g
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
#3

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
 
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The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
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Image stabilization None
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Length 113 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Max focal length 70 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
#4

Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III

Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III
 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 122 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4x
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 480 g
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
#5

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

"Can not compare it with any other lens. This is THE lens for portrait photography " bhphotovideo.com

 
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f/1.2
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Image stabilization None
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Length 66 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Zoom range 1x
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Aperture f/1.2
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
#6

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

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

"Great zoom, excellent clarity!! It goes perfect on my canon T2i." 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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Length 142 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
#7

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM

"This lens is as good as Canon says it is. It is tact sharp and a great value. It is also much lighter than the 70-200mm f/2.8" 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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Length 173 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
#8

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

"This is one of the sharpest lenses I have ever seen. Love it so much and is on my camera most of the time now." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Canon IS II
 
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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 II
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Length n/a
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Aperture f/2.8
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Weight 1.5 kg
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
#9

Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM

Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM
 
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Great telephoto lens
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300 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Length 122 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4x
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 480 g
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
#10

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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Length 150 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Focus motor Tamron USD