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Portrait lenses for less than $100

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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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Focus motor Generic motor
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 69 mm
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Aperture f/1.8
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Length 41 mm
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Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

"This is a MUST OWN lens in the Nikon AF line. Not only sharp and fast, but my favorite perspective and CHEAP to buy! It's the best way to learn how ALL of the photojournalists in the 40s-70s shot EVERYTHING they printed." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.8
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Focus motor None
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 64 mm
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Aperture f/1.8
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Length 38 mm
#3

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 POWER O.I.S.

Panasonic Lumix G Vario  14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 POWER O.I.S.
 
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Great zoom range
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10x
 
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More advanced image stabilization
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Panasonic O.I.S.
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Zoom range 10x
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Image stabilization Panasonic O.I.S.
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Max focal length 140 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Diameter 67 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Length 75 mm
#4

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.4D

"I bought this lens for portraits and low-light sporting events. It takes amazing photos. I recently used it to shot an evening youth football game and couldn't have been happier. I would definitely recommend this lens to everyone." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.4
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Focus motor None
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 64 mm
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Aperture f/1.4
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Length 43 mm
#5

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/2.8

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/2.8
 
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The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 100 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Diameter 69 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 99 mm
#6

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

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

"The optics are everything that I had expected and more." bhphotovideo.com

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

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

"Clarity and color is amazing in low light situations. Also depth of field is amazingly tight at 1.4. I haven't had problems with the autofocus speed. For the price this lens is amazing." bhphotovideo.com

 
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f/1.4
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 74 mm
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Aperture f/1.4
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Length 53 mm
#8

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/4-5.6 MEGA O.I.S.

Panasonic Lumix G Vario  35-100mm f/4-5.6 MEGA O.I.S.
 
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Panasonic MEGA O.I.S.
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Image stabilization Panasonic MEGA O.I.S.
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Max focal length 100 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Diameter 56 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Length 50 mm
#9

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

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
 
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Canon IS
 
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300 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Diameter 89 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Length 142 mm
#10

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

"The pictures have been very good so far with nothing remarkable to report." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Wide aperture
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f/1.4
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 84 mm
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Aperture f/1.4
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Length 69 mm