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Telephoto lenses for less than $1,000

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Nikon Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Nikon Nikkor  70-300mm f/4-5.6G

"Unbeatable value for money in comparison to competing mid-range zoom lenses when it comes to outdoor, sport and wildlife photopraphy." bhphotovideo.com

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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor None
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Length 117 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 74 mm
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Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
 
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Canon IS
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Canon STM
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Zoom range 4.5x
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Length 111 mm
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Max focal length 250 mm
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Diameter 70 mm
#3

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

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

"Love this Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens , use it for weddings, family, senior, wildlife, and pet photography. I would recomment others to purchase this lens!" bhphotovideo.com

 
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Canon IS
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Aperture f/3.5
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Zoom range 7.5x
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Length 101 mm
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Max focal length 135 mm
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Diameter 75 mm
#4

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

Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III
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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Min focal length 75 mm
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Zoom range 4x
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Length 122 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 71 mm
#5

Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Nikon F

Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Nikon F

"There are two things that impressed me as soon as I started to use it. It's sharpness is great at all focal lenghts and all apertures all the way to F16 ." bhphotovideo.com

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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Length 150 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 82 mm
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED

"This is a great zoom lens that raises the bar on the 70 - 200mm at the refurb price" bhphotovideo.com

 
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Aperture f/4.5
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Length 142 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 79 mm
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Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

"I use the lens for everyday use. It has a nice range and a good price point for the quality. It is easily interchangeable and well built." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Great zoom range
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11.1x
 
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Aperture f/3.5
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Zoom range 11.1x
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Length 102 mm
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Diameter 79 mm
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Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
 
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Canon IS
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Aperture f/3.5
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Focus motor Canon STM
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Zoom range 7.5x
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Length 96 mm
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Max focal length 135 mm
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Diameter 77 mm
#9

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
 
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Nikon VR
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Aperture f/3.5
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Zoom range 7.8x
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Length 97 mm
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Max focal length 140 mm
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Diameter 78 mm
#10

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Nikon F

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Nikon F

"The macro is incredible for flowers, butterflies, pretty much anything you would want to get 1:2." bhphotovideo.com

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Image stabilization None
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Aperture f/4
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Min focal length 70 mm
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Zoom range 4.3x
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Length 119 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 76 mm