Camera Lens Reviews

Whether you need a Canon camera lens, a nifty fifty for your Nikon body, a telephoto lens or something in between, PhotographyTalk's in-depth camera lens reviews will point you in the direction of the best lenses for your specific needs for just about any camera system and budget.

#1

EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM

    • Format : Canon EF
    • Focal Length : 35mm
    • Image Stabilization : No
    • Maximum Aperture : f/1.4
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : .92 ft. (.28m)
    • Lens Elements : 14
$1,799.00
  • Lens Groups : 11
  • Diaphragm Blades : 9
  • Coatings : Fluorine
  • Filter Size : 72mm
  • Dimensions : 3.2 x 4.2 in. (80.4 x 105.5mm)
  • Weight : 26.8 oz. (760g)
  • Other : Ultra Silent Motor, Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics
#2

EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

    • Format : Canon EF
    • Focal Length : 50mm
    • Image Stabilization : No
    • Maximum Aperture : f/1.8
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : 1.15 ft. (.35m)
    • Lens Elements : 6
$125.00
  • Lens Groups : 5
  • Diaphragm Blades : 7
  • Coatings : Yes
  • Filter Size : 49mm
  • Dimensions : 2.7 x 1.6 in. (69.2 x 39.3mm)
  • Weight : 5.7 oz. (160g)
  • Other : STM stepping motor
#3

EF 100mm f/2.8: Macro IS USM

    • Format : Canon EF
    • Focal Length : 100mm
    • Image Stabilization : Yes
    • Maximum Aperture : f/2.8
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : .99 ft. (.3m)
    • Lens Elements : 15
$899.00
  • Lens Groups : 12
  • Diaphragm Blades : 9
  • Coatings : N/A
  • Filter Size : 67mm
  • Dimensions : 3.1 x 4.8 in. (77.7 x 123m)
  • Weight : 22.0 oz. (625g)
  • Other : Ultra Silent Motor, 1:1 reproduction ratio
#4

EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

    • Format : Canon EF
    • Focal Length : 70-200mm
    • Image Stabilization : Yes
    • Maximum Aperture : f/2.8
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : 3.94 ft. (1.2m)
    • Lens Elements : 23
$2,099.00
  • Lens Groups : 19
  • Diaphragm Blades : 8
  • Coatings : Yes
  • Filter Size : 77mm
  • Dimensions : 3.5 x 7.8 in. (88.8 x 199mm)
  • Weight : 52.6 oz. (1490g)
  • Other : Ultra Silent Motor
#5

EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

    • Format : Canon EF
    • Focal Length : 24-70mm
    • Image Stabilization : No
    • Maximum Aperture : f/2.8
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : 1.25 ft.
    • Lens Elements : 18
$1,899.00
  • Lens Groups : 13
  • Diaphragm Blades : 9
  • Coatings : Yes
  • Filter Size : 82mm
  • Dimensions : 3.5 x 4.4 in. (88.5 x 113mm)
  • Weight : 28.4 oz. (805g)
  • Other : Ultra SIlent Motor
#1

Real Pro Clip on

    • Format : N/A
    • Focal Length : N/A
    • Image Stabilization : N/A
    • Maximum Aperture : N/A
    • Autofocus : N/A
    • Minimum Focus Distance : N/A
    • Lens Elements : N/A
$35.00
  • Lens Groups : N/A
  • Diaphragm Blades : N/A
  • Coatings : N/A
  • Filter Size : N/A
  • Dimensions : N/A
  • Weight : N/A
  • Other : N/A
#1

AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 G VR II

    • Format : Nikon FX full frame
    • Focal Length : 70 - 200mm
    • Image Stabilization : Yes
    • Maximum Aperture : f/2.8
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : 4.6 ft.
    • Lens Elements : 21
$2,099.95
  • Lens Groups : 16
  • Diaphragm Blades : 9
  • Coatings : Nano Crystal Coat
  • Filter Size : 77mm
  • Dimensions : 3.4 x 8.1 in. (87 x 209mm)
  • Weight : 54.3 oz. (1540 g)
  • Other : Silent Wave Motor
#2

AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 ED

    • Format : FX Nikon full frame
    • Focal Length : 35mm
    • Image Stabilization : No
    • Maximum Aperture : f/1.8
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : .82 ft (.25 m)
    • Lens Elements : 11
$529.95
  • Lens Groups : 8
  • Diaphragm Blades : 7
  • Coatings : Super Integrated Coating
  • Filter Size : 58mm
  • Dimensions : 2.8 x 2.8 in. (72 x 72mm)
  • Weight : 10.7 oz. (305g)
  • Other : Silent Wave Motor
#3

AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

    • Format : Nikon FX full frame (39-112mm on DX)
    • Focal Length : 24-70mm
    • Image Stabilization : Yes
    • Maximum Aperture : f/2.8
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : 1.2 ft.
    • Lens Elements : 20
$2,396.95
  • Lens Groups : 16
  • Diaphragm Blades : 9
  • Coatings : Super Integrated Coating, Fluorine Coat, Nano Crystal Coating
  • Filter Size : 82
  • Dimensions : 3.4 x 6 in. (88 x 154.5 mm)
  • Weight : 38.4 oz. (1070 g.)
  • Other : N/A
#4

AF-S VR Micro Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 IF-ED

    • Format : Nikon FX full frame
    • Focal Length : 105mm
    • Image Stabilization : Yes
    • Maximum Aperture : f/2.8
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : 1 foot (1:1 reproduction ratio)
    • Lens Elements : 14
$899.95
  • Lens Groups : 12
  • Diaphragm Blades : 9
  • Coatings : Super Integrated Coating, Nano Crystal Coat
  • Filter Size : 62mm
  • Dimensions : 3.3 x 4.6 in. (83 x 116 mm)
  • Weight : 25.4 oz. (720 g)
  • Other : Silent Wave Motor
#5

AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G

    • Format : FX (full frame Nikon)
    • Focal Length : 50mm
    • Image Stabilization : No
    • Maximum Aperture : f/1.8
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : 1.48 ft. (.45m)
    • Lens Elements : 7
$219.95
  • Lens Groups : 6
  • Diaphragm Blades : 7
  • Coatings : Super Integrated Coating
  • Filter Size : 58mm
  • Dimensions : 2.8 x 2 in. (72 x 52.5 mm)
  • Weight : .4 lbs. (185 g)
  • Other : Silent Wave Motor
#1

E 50mm f/1.8 OSS

    • Format : Sony E Mount (APS-C)
    • Focal Length : 50mm
    • Image Stabilization : Yes
    • Maximum Aperture : f/1.8
    • Autofocus : Yes, DC motor
    • Minimum Focus Distance : 1.28 ft.
    • Lens Elements : 8
$298.00
  • Lens Groups : 7
  • Diaphragm Blades : 7
  • Coatings : N/A
  • Filter Size : 49
  • Dimensions : 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (62 x 62mm)
  • Weight : 7.2 oz. (202g)
  • Other : N/A
#2

FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS

    • Format : Sony FE (Compatible with E mount as a 112 - 320mm)
    • Focal Length : 70 - 200
    • Image Stabilization : Yes
    • Maximum Aperture : f/2.8
    • Autofocus : Yes, stepping motor
    • Minimum Focus Distance : 3.15 ft. (.25x magnification ratio)
    • Lens Elements : 23
$2,560.51
  • Lens Groups : 18
  • Diaphragm Blades : 11
  • Coatings : Yes
  • Filter Size : 77mm
  • Dimensions : 88 x 200mm
  • Weight : 52.21 oz.
  • Other : N/A
#3

FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA Zeiss Distagon T

    • Format : Sony FE
    • Focal Length : 35mm (56mm on APS-C E mount cameras)
    • Image Stabilization : No
    • Maximum Aperture : f/1.4
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : 0.98
    • Lens Elements : 12
$1,598.00
  • Lens Groups : 8
  • Diaphragm Blades : 9
  • Coatings : Anti-reflective
  • Filter Size : 72mm
  • Dimensions : 3.09 x 4.40 in.
  • Weight : 22.22 oz
  • Other : Weather-sealed
#4

FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Sonnar T

    • Format : Sony FE (full frame)
    • Focal Length : 55 (82mm on APS-C F-mount cameras)
    • Image Stabilization : No
    • Maximum Aperture : f/1.8
    • Autofocus : Yes, stepping motor
    • Minimum Focus Distance : 1.64 ft.
    • Lens Elements : 7
$969.89
  • Lens Groups : 5
  • Diaphragm Blades : 9
  • Coatings : Yes
  • Filter Size : 49mm
  • Dimensions : 2.54 x 2.78 in
  • Weight : 9.91 oz.
  • Other : Weather-sealed
#5

FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

    • Format : Sony FE full frame
    • Focal Length : 90mm (144mm on APS-C E Mount cameras)
    • Image Stabilization : Optical
    • Maximum Aperture : f/2.8
    • Autofocus : Yes
    • Minimum Focus Distance : .92 ft (.28m)
    • Lens Elements : 15
$1,098.00
  • Lens Groups : 11
  • Diaphragm Blades : 9
  • Coatings : N/A
  • Filter Size : 62mm
  • Dimensions : 3 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. (79 x 130.5mm)
  • Weight : 21.3 oz. (602g)
  • Other : 1:1 reproduction ratio