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Sports lenses for less than $1,000

#1

Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro

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Focus motor Generic motor
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Min focal length 100 mm
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Auto focus No
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Weight 0.7 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 148 mm
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Max focal length 100 mm
#2

Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC Canon EF

Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC Canon EF
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Min focal length 135 mm
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Auto focus No
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/2
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Length 122 mm
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Max focal length 135 mm
#3

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/2.8

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/2.8
 
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Easier to use
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Min focal length 35 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Weight 360 g
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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 99 mm
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Max focal length 100 mm
#4

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 75mm f/1.8

Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 75mm f/1.8
 
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69 mm
 
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Supports autofocus
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Easier to use
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Min focal length 75 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Weight 305 g
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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/1.8
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Length 69 mm
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Max focal length 75 mm
#5

Nikon Nikkor AF 80-200mm f/2.8D ED

Nikon Nikkor AF 80-200mm f/2.8D ED

"This lens is many things. It is pretty sharp, amazingly so above f/4. It is durable, it is reliable it is fast. It is a great deal." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Supports autofocus
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Easier to use
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Focus motor None
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Min focal length 80 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Weight 1.3 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 188 mm
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Max focal length 200 mm
#6

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

"The images it creates are very sharp, even wide open, and the colors and contrast are great. It's not a huge lens and doesn't stick out on the street like a white 70-200 or anything of that nature." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Supports autofocus
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Easier to use
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Min focal length 135 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/2
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Length 112 mm
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Max focal length 135 mm
#7

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Canon EF

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Canon EF
 
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More advanced image stabilization
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Tamron VC
 
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Supports autofocus
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Easier to use
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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Weight 1.5 kg
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 188 mm
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Max focal length 200 mm
#8

Pentax SMC DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Pentax SMC  DA FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

"It is light weight, very smooth, very sharp images" bhphotovideo.com

 
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Quite short
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64 mm
 
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Supports autofocus
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Easier to use
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Min focal length 100 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Weight 340 g
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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 64 mm
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Max focal length 100 mm
#9

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon F

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon F
 
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More advanced image stabilization
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Tamron VC
 
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Supports autofocus
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Easier to use
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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Weight 1.5 kg
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 188 mm
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Max focal length 200 mm
#10

Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM

"It's worked great so far, especially in low light situations like indoor events or taking pics at dusk." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Supports autofocus
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Easier to use
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Min focal length 200 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 137 mm
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Max focal length 200 mm