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Telephoto lenses for less than $500

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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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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
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Aperture f/3.5
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Weight 490 g
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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

"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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Image stabilization Canon IS
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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
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Aperture f/3.5
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Weight 455 g
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

"Awesome lens, affordable, quality construction, noticably faster than older lens, definitely has improved picture quality/sharpness" bhphotovideo.com

 
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Nikon VR
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Zoom range 5.5x
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Length 122 mm
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Max focal length 300 mm
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Diameter 76 mm
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Aperture f/4.5
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Weight 0.5 kg
#4

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

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

"Great zoom, excellent clarity!! It goes perfect on my canon T2i." bhphotovideo.com

 
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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 76 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 0.6 kg
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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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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
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 375 g
#6

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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10x
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Min focal length 14 mm
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Zoom range 10x
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Length 75 mm
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Max focal length 140 mm
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Diameter 67 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Weight 265 g
#7

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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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
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 480 g
#8

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Canon EF

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Canon EF
 
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11.1x
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Min focal length 18 mm
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Zoom range 11.1x
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Length 86 mm
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Diameter 71 mm
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Aperture f/3.5
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Weight 431 g
#9

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II
 
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Canon IS II
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Zoom range 4.5x
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Length 108 mm
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Max focal length 250 mm
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Diameter 70 mm
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 390 g
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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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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
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Aperture f/4
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Weight 0.6 kg