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MFG# 20072
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Designed to deliver top optical performance, the Pentax 60-250mm f/4.0 ED DA* SDM Autofocus Lens is a versatile telephoto zoom lens. Combining advanced technologies including super-low-dispersion optical elements, extra-low dispersion (ED) optical elements and Pentax original lens coatings, this...
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MFG# 16780224
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Developed in collaboration with the engineers and experts responsible for the design of Fujifilm's FUJINON Broadcast and Cinema Lenses, the Fujifilm XF 18-120mm f/4 R LM PZ WR Lens brings video-centric features to a compact, weather-resistant lens that is ideal for smaller, independent crews and
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The full-frame Sigma 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens for Sony E combines exceptional optical quality, a bright F2.8 constant aperture and a robust and lightweight body, opening up new possibilities for Sony E-mount shooters who need professional results in a compact package. 
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MFG# 206969
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The full-frame Sigma 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens for Leica L combines exceptional optical quality, a bright F2.8 constant aperture and a robust and lightweight body, opening up new possibilities for Sony E-mount shooters who need professional results in a compact package. 
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The Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens for Sony E is the successor of the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036), a popular zoom lens that has earned high evaluation worldwide. It reflects the fruits of continuous evolution and customer-focused refinement. Retaining the well-received compact...
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MFG# 592969
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The Sigma 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens for Leica L redefines the standard zoom for mirrorless cameras by combining outstanding optical performance, an F2.8 constant aperture, and a lightweight and compact body. The design of the 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary is based on the existing

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MFG# 592965
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The Sigma 28-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens for Sony E redefines the standard zoom for mirrorless cameras by combining outstanding optical performance, an F2.8 constant aperture, and a lightweight and compact body. The design of the 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary is based on the existing

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The Canon, RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM Lens is the perfect walk-around lens for EOS R series camera owners. This compact and lightweight 10x zoom lens is ideal for travel and everyday photography. With a 24-240mm range, the RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM can cover a variety of subjects at impressive ranges from
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The Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E (Model A046) is a large aperture, ultra wide-angle lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. Model A046 features a filter diameter of 67mm (astonishingly small for a full-frame, large aperture, ultra wide-angle zoom lens) as well as
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The Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens for Nikon F is the world's first full frame F2 zoom lens, featuring a wide open aperture of f2 throughout the zoom range. Covering 3 common prime lens focal lengths, the 24-35mm F2 DG HSM was designed for prime lens performance with the versatility of a zoom...
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The Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens for Canon EF is the worlds first full frame F2 zoom lens, featuring a wide open aperture of f2 throughout the zoom range. Covering 3 common prime lens focal lengths, the 24-35mm F2 DG HSM was designed for prime lens performance with the versatility of a zoom
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MFG# 16432853
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The Fujifilm FUJINON XF 18-135mmF3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR, a weather-resistant zoom lens with a 27-206mm equivalent that has the world’s most advanced 5.0-stop image stabilization system. With more than 20 sealing points for a dust-proof and weather-resistant design, the new lens is a perfect companion...
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MFG# 635101
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MFG# SEL2470ZB
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The compact, high-performance Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens has been specifically designed bring out the full performance potential of the a7-series full frame E-mount bodies. True to the "Tessar" concept, the SEL2470Z offers superior sharpness and contrast in a ultra-compact...
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MFG# S-R28200
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Impressively small and lightweight (weighing approximately 413g), the Panasonic Lumix S 28-200mm f/4-7.1 Macro O.I.S. Lens is first wide-to-tele zoom lens from our S series lineup. In addition to high resolution, outstanding photographic performance, and stunning bokeh, the lens enables close-up...
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MFG# HES12035
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The Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-35mm f/2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. Lens is comprised of fourteen lens elements in nine groups including four aspherical lenses, one UED (Ultra Extra-Low Dispersion) lens and one UHR (Ultra High Refractive Index) to achieve high optical performance. The Glass
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MFG# 20092
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Ready for your next excursion, the full frame Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Lens is a versatile all-in-one zoom that covers every shot along the way with remarkable true to life detail. Immersive landscapes, arresting architecture, captivating portraits, candid street photography and everything
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MFG# 26725
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This Pentax SMC FA 645 45-85mm f/4.5 Lens is standard zoom lens smoothly transitions from wide angle to short telephoto focal lengths equivalent to 35.5mm to 67mm in a 35mm format. Through the zoom range, it maintains a constant f/4.5 maximum aperture and can stop at f/32. Sliding the focus ring...
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The Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Zoom Lens meets user demands for a fast EF-S zoom lens, Canon has specially designed a new lens with a large aperture of f/2.8 for select Canon Digital SLR cameras. The large circular aperture produces a shallow depth-of-field, creating background blur that...
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MFG# AFB060X700
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The Tamron 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD Lens for Fujifilm X features a constant aperture of F2.8. Even with its fast F2.8 aperture, the lens is very small and feels perfectly balanced on a compact APS-C mirrorless camera body. It’s the ideal lens for everyday use with its full-frame equivalent zoom range of
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MFG# AFB060S-700
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The Tamron 11-20mm f/2.8 Di III-A RXD Lens for Sony E is the world's first ultra wide-angle zoom lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras that features an aperture of F2.8. Despite its fast F2.8 aperture, the lens is very small (3.4") and feels perfectly balanced attached to a compact APS-C...
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MFG# AFB070X700
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The Tamron 17-70mm f/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD Lens for Fujifilm is a large aperture everyday zoom lens for Fujifilm X-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. Fast, sharp, quiet, and small—this new APS-C zoom lens is extraordinarily versatile and perfect for everyday photography. The lens was created to achieve a broad...
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MFG# 16666868
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The Fujifilm XF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens was designed for the adventurer. This Fuji 70-300mm lens delivers an exceptional zoom range in a remarkably lightweight and compact form, letting you focus on your shots without the burden of heavy gear. Its swift and quiet autofocus keeps your

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MFG# AFA071S700
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The Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E is the world's first all-in-one-zoom to achieve a maximum aperture of F2.8 at the 28mm wide-angle end. The new lens takes the convenience of an all-in-one zoom and adds a fast-maximum aperture of F2.8 and remarkable image quality to enhance
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The Fujifilm XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR Lens gives photographers and filmmakers a small, light-weight, and compact auto-focus lens that covers a broad range of focal lengths that can be used for everything from street photography to high-end portraiture. Weighing just 15.5 ounces, this may be lighter than
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The Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD Lens for Nikon F is a highly portable, ultra-telephoto zoom lens with AF precision for shooting in-the-moment action clearly and easily. 3 LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements are used and effectively positioned to take away aberrations that are known to occur with

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The Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD Lens for Canon EF is a highly portable, ultra-telephoto zoom lens with AF precision for shooting in-the-moment action clearly and easily. 3 LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements are used and effectively positioned to take away aberrations that are known to occur with

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MFG# 210306
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Truly revolutionary, the Sigma 18-35mm F/1.8 DC HSM Lens for Nikon Cameras is the first wide-angle to standard zoom lens to achieve a large aperture of 1.8. Designed specifically for APS-C sized sensors, the Sigma 18-35mm 1.8 translates to 27mm-52.5mm on 35mm camera.

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Truly revolutionary, the Sigma 18-35mm F/1.8 DC HSM Lens for Canon Cameras is the first wide-angle to standard zoom lens to achieve a large aperture of 1.8. Designed specifically for APS-C sized sensors, the Sigma 18-35mm 1.8 translates to 27mm-52.5mm on 35mm camera.

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With the capability to focus quickly and zoom from super wide angle to wide angle, the Sony SAL-1118 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6 DT Lens captures interior scenes with greater flexibility and handles fast action in close environments. Its DT design is ideally suited for the APS-size CCD imager of your α...
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The Sony 16-70mm f/4 AF E-Mount Lens delivers outstanding contrast and resolution throughout the image area at all zoom settings and is the hallmark of this high-performance Carl Zeiss mid-range zoom lens. The renowned Zeiss T* (T-star) coating minimizes glare and ghosting that can degrade image...
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The Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens for Nikon F is a state-of-the-art telephoto zoom that brings a new level of portability and quality to the super telephoto market. Touting Sigma’s Optical Stabilizer (OS), the Sigma 100-400mm 5-6.3 Contemporary is highly compact and lightweight...
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The Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens for Canon EF is a state-of-the-art telephoto zoom that brings a new level of portability and quality to the super telephoto market. Touting Sigma’s Optical Stabilizer (OS), the Sigma 100-400mm 5-6.3 Contemporary is highly compact and lightweight...
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The Tamron 17-50mm f/4 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E covers a versatile zoom range from ultra-wide through standard focal lengths—no need to switch lenses. From landscapes containing dynamic compositions of sprawling vistas to casual snaps and portraits in the standard range, you'll be amazed by the rich
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Fast F2.8 standard zoom for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras covers 20-40mm and offers class-leading compact size and light weight. Starting from 20mm at the ultra wide-angle end and covering up to 40mm in the standard focal range, this lens is an unparalleled new fast-aperture standard zoom. It delivers
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A zoom lens provides photographers with the unique advantage of multiple focal lengths all with a single lens. While some photographers opt for the "zoom with your feet" approach-physically moving closer to their subject-there are scenarios where that's simply not possible. In such instances, a zoom lens becomes an invaluable tool for bringing you closer to the action, ensuring that you never miss a moment. At Samy?s Camera, you?ll find a large selection of zoom lenses for use in long-range photography from top brands like Canon, Nikon, Sony, Sigma, Tamron, and more. We even have zoom lenses for the iPhone, so you can get the most out of your phone?s camera.

A camera zoom lens offers a range of focal lengths to provide versatility for everything from wildlife and sports to nature photography. Because you can shoot at different focal lengths with one lens, you may even be able to carry fewer camera lenses with you and reduce the weight of the camera gear you have to tote around. Shop zoom lenses at Samy?s camera and get close to the action today!

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What Is a Zoom Lens vs a Prime Lens?

Zoom lenses simply offer varying focal lengths, while a prime lens has a single, fixed focal point. Because they have fewer moving parts, prime lenses have traditionally been considered to produce sharper images. However, zoom lens technology has come a long way and is constantly improving. Today you can find extremely sharp professional zoom lenses and power zoom lenses that rival the image quality of prime lenses. Ultimately, the most important thing to consider is your photography goal - if you need a variety of focal lengths, you either need a zoom lens or multiple prime lenses.

Is a Zoom Lens the Same as a Telephoto Lens?

Zoom lenses are unique in that they can focus at a variety of focal lengths. Telephoto lenses, on the other hand, are lenses that boast a focal length of 60mm or more and may be either prime or zoom lenses. Though amateurs tend to confuse the two lens types, not all zoom lenses magnify the image enough to be considered telephoto.

Are Zoom Lenses Fast?

The speed of a lens, often referred to by its maximum aperture, varies from one model to another. While prime lenses often have larger apertures and are thus considered "faster," there are zoom lenses available with large apertures that can perform well in low light.

Can I Use Zoom Lenses for Portraits?

Yes, you can use a zoom lens for portraiture. Some photographers prefer the flexibility of being able to adjust their framing quickly without changing their position relative to the subject.

Are Zoom Lenses Good for Nature Photography?

Yes, the ability to change focal lengths quickly without swapping lenses makes zoom lenses particularly useful for capturing the unpredictability of nature.

What Does "Variable Aperture" Mean in Zoom Lenses?

Some zoom lenses have a variable aperture, meaning the maximum aperture changes depending on the zoom level. For example, a lens might have a maximum aperture of f/3.5 at 18mm and f/5.6 at 55mm. This is common in more budget-friendly zoom lenses.

Can I Achieve Bokeh with a Zoom Lens?

Yes, you can achieve bokeh effects with a zoom lens, especially those with larger maximum apertures. The quality of the bokeh will vary depending on the lens construction and aperture size.

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