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Portrait lenses for less than $900

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Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable

Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable
 
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Sony SteadyShot
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Sony SteadyShot
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Length 30 mm
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Zoom range 3.1x
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Diameter 65 mm
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Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS

Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS
 
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The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
 
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Sony SteadyShot
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Aperture f/4
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Image stabilization Sony SteadyShot
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Length 110 mm
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Zoom range 5.8x
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Max focal length 105 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Diameter 78 mm
#3

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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Aperture f/1.4
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Image stabilization None
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Length 53 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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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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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!" 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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Aperture f/1.4
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Image stabilization None
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Length 43 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 64 mm
#5

Sony E-Mount 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3

Sony E-Mount 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3
 
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11.1x
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization None
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Length 102 mm
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Zoom range 11.1x
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Diameter 76 mm
#6

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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Aperture f/1.8
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Image stabilization None
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Length 38 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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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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Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

"The photos have more vivid colors and a better sharp than my other normal lense. Its really great." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Canon IS
 
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7.5x
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Aperture f/3.5
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Length 101 mm
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Zoom range 7.5x
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Max focal length 135 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Diameter 75 mm
#8

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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Focus motor Canon USM
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Aperture f/2.8
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Length 123 mm
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Zoom range 1x
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Max focal length 100 mm
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Fixed aperture n/a
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Diameter 78 mm
#9

Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD Macro Nikon F

Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD Macro Nikon F

"It's a great lens, definitely worth saving the money from the Nikon 70-200mm. It's great for portraits as well, and it's more durable and sturdy than I expected." bhphotovideo.com

 
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The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Aperture f/2.8
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Image stabilization None
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Length 193 mm
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Diameter 89 mm
#10

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-150mm f/4-5.6

Panasonic Lumix G Vario  45-150mm f/4-5.6
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Aperture f/4
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Image stabilization None
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Length 73 mm
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Zoom range 3.3x
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Max focal length 150 mm
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Fixed aperture No
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Diameter 62 mm