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Prime Lenses for less than $500 that have a f/2.8 or faster aperture

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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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Aperture f/1.4
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 53 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 74 mm
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Weight 281 g
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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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Aperture f/1.4
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor None
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Length 43 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 64 mm
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Weight 230 g
#3

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." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.8
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Min focal length 35 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length n/a
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Auto focus Yes
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Max focal length 35 mm
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Diameter n/a
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Weight 200 g
#4

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS

Samyang 12mm f/2 NCS CS
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Aperture f/2
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Min focal length 12 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Length 58 mm
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Auto focus No
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Max focal length 12 mm
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Diameter 73 mm
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Weight 255 g
#5

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." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.8
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor None
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Length 38 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 64 mm
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Weight 156 g
#6

Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II

Panasonic Lumix G  20mm f/1.7 II
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Aperture f/1.7
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Min focal length 20 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Length 26 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Max focal length 20 mm
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Diameter 63 mm
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Weight 87 g
#7

Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN Sony E

Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN Sony E
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Aperture f/2.8
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Min focal length 19 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Length 46 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Max focal length 19 mm
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Diameter 61 mm
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Weight n/a
#8

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM
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Aperture f/2.8
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Min focal length 24 mm
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Focus motor Canon STM
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Length 23 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Max focal length 24 mm
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Diameter 68 mm
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Weight 125 g
#9

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G
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Aperture f/1.8
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Length 53 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 71 mm
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Weight 187 g
#10

Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.8

Olympus M.Zuiko  25mm f/1.8
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Aperture f/1.8
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Min focal length 25 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Length 41 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Max focal length 25 mm
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Diameter 56 mm
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Weight 136 g