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Sigma 16-28mm F2.8 DG DN Contemporary
Get ready to capture the wide world with this high-performance zoom. Expect an ultra-wide angle of view with incredibly sharp optics at a budget-friendly price. Lightweight and compact, its robust construction makes it ideal for video work on a gimbal. $899 sigmaphoto.com
Canon RF135mm F1.8 L IS USM
This fixed focal length mid-telephoto portrait lens delivers dreamy bokeh and in-lens image stabilization that coordinates with EOS R-Series camera in-body IS. Photographer Vanessa Joy, Cr.Photog., calls it “absolutely spectacular and superior to the EF version.” $2,099 usa.canon.com
Tamron 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD
This is Tamron’s first Nikon Z-mount compatible lens and claims the record for world’s smallest and lightest 300mm-capable lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras. The RXD stepping motor enables accurate autofocus that’s exceedingly quiet. $699 tamron-americas.com
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Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG DN Art
A great choice for landscape, astro, architectural, street and wedding photographers, filmmakers, and vloggers, the lens delivers incredible image quality from corner to corner. It’s a robust build and has manual focus lock and a rear filter holder that allows you to use a rear-mounted filters without causing distortion or vignetting. This is a full-frame, wide-angle prime lens designed exclusively for mirrorless cameras. $799 sigmaphoto.com
Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.2 S
This ultra-fast professional prime with ultra-high-resolution and intense sharpness can resolve extraordinary detail and dimensionality. Two high-torque stepping motors make for outstanding quiet, fast, and accurate focusing. $2,799.95 nikonusa.com
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Sigma 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG DN OS Sports
A great lens for travel, outdoor sports, and wildlife, it can cover everything from standard 60mm to ultra-tele and close-ups. Made for mirrorless cameras, it has a 1:2.4 maximum magnification, weighs 5.5 pounds, and comes in Sony E-mount and L-mount. It offers six stops of optical stabilization at the telephoto end and seven stops at the standard end. $1,999 sigmaphoto.com
Fujinon XF30mmF2.8 R LM WR Macro
With this macro lens from Fujiflim you get a versatile creative tool for stills and video with a broad range of applications. It has a 1:1 macro magnification ratio and a minimum focusing distance of just 10 centimeters. Its circular aperture creates artful shallow depth of field. $599.95 fujifilm-x.com
Tamron 50-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III VC VXD (Model A067)
The wide end of this ultra-telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras provides an advantage on sports sidelines and with wildlife subjects that move toward you. It’s compact at 7.2 inches in length and weighing 40.7 ounces. Users get half-macro capability with a minimum object distance of 9.8 inches at the 50mm end and a max magnification ratio of 1:2. $1,299. tamron-americas.com
HD Pentax-D FA Macro 100mm F2.8ED AW
Capture life-size images at a distance of 13 centimeters from the front end to the subject. A new optical design optimizes image resolution and contrast and delivers clear, high-quality images. It features all-weather dustproof, weather-resistant construction to perform in demanding shooting conditions. This K-mount lens incorporates the Quick-Shift Focus System. $549.95 us.ricoh-imaging.com
Nikkor Z 17-28mm f/2.8
This affordable full-frame zoom lens combines the versatility of an ultra-wide angle of field view with the benefits of large fixed aperture with low-light performance and gorgeous bokeh. Suited for vast landscapes, roomy interiors, and starry night skies, the ultra-wide angle perspective and bright constant f/2.8 aperture opens a world of potential to tackle difficult scenes such as a packed dance floor at a wedding reception. $1,199.95 nikonusa.com
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Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG DN Art
Designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras, this lens features outstanding edge-to-edge imaging performance with a new optical formula optimized for the short flange distance of mirrorless systems. Sagittal coma flare has been thoroughly improved, resulting in beautiful, rounded star images and a clean bokeh effect. The HLA autofocus driver achieves swift and silent autofocus. $849 sigmaphoto.com
Hasselblad XCD 2,5/90V
The capabilities of mirrorless medium-format cameras call for excellent optics, and the XCD 2,5/90V is made for close-up portraits and still lifes. A push or pull on the focus ring switches between AF and MF, and the new lens control ring supports function customization. $4,299 hasselblad.com