These 5 Popular Lenses Sold Like Hotcakes During November 2020

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That new lens smell! It’s hard to beat! You, our readers, made the most of the fantastic November sales and purchased many popular lenses. Our readers who shoot with Sony and Fujifilm cameras have been snapping up affordable lenses that reviewed incredibly well. These popular lenses are sharp, fast to focus, offer weather sealing, and render gorgeous colors and bokeh. After the break, we will share the five most popular lenses with our readers during November 2020.

Popular Lenses – Sony 85mm f1.8 FE

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In our review, we said:

“This is, in many ways, the absolute most perfect portrait lens for most Sony camera users. If you don’t need or can afford the 85mm f1.4 G Master lens, then the Sony 85mm f1.8 FE lens is a fantastic option. It’s sharp, has less saturated colors (only the Loxia is less saturated than this), focuses pretty well with most cameras (the Batis is fastest), and has weather resistance. But it’s also small and offered at a pretty affordable price point.”

Chris Gampat – Editor In Chief

Buy now: $548

Tamron 28-75mm f2.8 Di III RXD

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In our review, we said:

“One of the things that make the Tamron 28-75mm f2.8 Di III RXD so appealing is just how good the image quality is. Not only is the lens capable of delivering sharp images, but the colors are very vibrant, and the bokeh is smooth and beautiful. 

Chris Gampat – Editor In Chief
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Buy now: $799

Captured with the Sigma 56mm f1.4

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Popular Lenses – Sigma 56mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary

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In our review, we said:

“The Sigma 56mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary produces some of the best images we’ve seen to date of any lens designed specifically for Crop Sensory Sony E Mount cameras. In-focus areas are tack sharp while out of focus areas pack plenty of bokeh.”

Paul Ip – Former Reviews Editor

Buy now Canon EF-M: $395

Purchase now M4/3: $398

Buy now Sony E: $385

Fujifilm 16mm f1.4 R WR

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In our review, we said:

“The Fujifilm 16mm f1.4 is quite an excellent lens when it comes to image quality. It’s sharp, offers great color no matter what the color profile, and has very little that would make you hate it when it comes to image quality.”

Chris Gampat – Editor In Chief
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Buy now: $999

Popular Lenses – Tamron 70-180mm f2.8

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In our review, we said:

“By and large, the Tamron 70-180mm f2.8 did a great job mitigating chromatic aberrations. Flaring and purple fringing only become minor issues when photographing backlit subjects or under extremely high contrast scenarios. Unless you’re shooting directly into the sun or a strong backlight, you’re not going to have to worry about the flare. When it does appear, it almost lends the lens a vintage quality that can be used creatively.”

Paul Ip – Former Reviews Editor

Buy now: $1,199