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Canon EF Zoom Lenses for less than $1,000 that have a f/2.8 or faster aperture

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Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Canon EF

Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Canon EF

"So what is great about it? Well most everything I would say. It is a performer, it's sharp, it's light, it's sturdy, easy to use, and a good all round lens, and also it's easy on your budget from B & H." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Sigma OS
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Aperture f/2.8
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Max focal length 70 mm
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Weight 465 g
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Fixed aperture No
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Length 82 mm
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Zoom range 4.1x
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Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Canon EF

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

"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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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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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Length 91 mm
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

"Coupled with a full frame body like the 5DMII this is an excellent lens for architecture, interior or any form of landscape photography." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/2.8
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Max focal length 35 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Length 112 mm
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Zoom range 2.2x
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Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD Macro Canon EF

Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD Macro Canon EF

"The manual/auto focus switch is not hard to get used to and is certainly easy to operate without the need to hunt for it reguardless of the camera/lens orientation." bhphotovideo.com

 
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200 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 1.1 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Length 193 mm
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Zoom range 2.9x
#5

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Canon EF

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Canon EF
 
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Sigma OS
 
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Great telephoto lens
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200 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Image stabilization Sigma OS
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Weight 1.4 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Length 198 mm
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Zoom range 2.9x
#6

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

"very good lens. the best walk around for a crop." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Canon IS
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Aperture f/2.8
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Max focal length 55 mm
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Length 112 mm
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Zoom range 3.2x
#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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Tamron VC
 
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200 mm
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Aperture f/2.8
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Max focal length 200 mm
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Image stabilization Tamron VC
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Weight 1.5 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Focus motor Tamron USD
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Length 188 mm
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Zoom range 2.9x
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Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di Canon EF

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di Canon EF

"Great overall walk-around lens. I rencently took this lens to Germany and was impressed with the pictures I got. It's a great zoom lens with a low aperature." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/2.8
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Max focal length 75 mm
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Image stabilization None
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Weight 0.5 kg
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Fixed aperture Yes
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Length 92 mm
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Zoom range 2.7x
#9

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Canon-ef

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Aperture f/1.8
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Max focal length 35 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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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Length n/a
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Zoom range 1.9x
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Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Canon EF

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Aperture f/2
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Max focal length 35 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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Focus motor Sigma HSM
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Length 122 mm
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Zoom range 1.5x