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Zoom Lenses that have a f/2.8 or faster aperture

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Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 113 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Max focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 0.8 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Min focal length 24 mm
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Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

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"You'll immediately be impressed with the sharpness and detail of your images, and the beautiful boken when shooting at f/2.8. The results are jaw-dropping. It has quickly become my favorite lens." bhphotovideo.com

 
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200 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length n/a
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Image stabilization Canon IS II
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Weight 1.5 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Min focal length 70 mm
#3

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

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"The lens is fast and sharp. A real joy to use." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 132 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Max focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 0.9 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Min focal length 24 mm
#4

Olympus Zuiko M. ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO

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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 84 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Max focal length 40 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 382 g
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Min focal length 12 mm
#5

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR

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Nikon VR
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 86 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Max focal length 80 mm
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Weight 480 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 16 mm
#6

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Nikon F

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"The OS works excellent. Clear at even 200mm and nice bokeh." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Sigma OS
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 91 mm
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Min focal length 17 mm
#7

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM

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200 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 193 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 1.3 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Min focal length 70 mm
#8

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

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"I have taken unbelievable portrait pictures with this lens. The bokeh is exactly as others have described. I have taken night football and hockey shots which I was not able to get with the kit zoom lenses." bhphotovideo.com

 
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200 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 188 mm
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Focus motor None
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 1.3 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Min focal length 80 mm
#9

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon EF

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"One of the main pros of these lens is the AF system – fast and acurate." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Sigma OS
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 91 mm
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Min focal length 17 mm
#10

Nikon Nikkor 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF

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"This is my main general purpose lens and I'm well pleased with it's sharpness, versatility, useful focal range, weight and feel both on the D700 and D300." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 81 mm
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Focus motor None
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Max focal length 85 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 0.5 kg
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Fixed aperture No
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Min focal length 24 mm