Best Lenses for Canon EOS 80D

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The Canon EOS 80D is Canon’s latest APS-C DSLR camera to replace current Canon EOS 70D. EOS 80D offering a newly developed 24.2MP APS-C sensor, 45-point all cross-type autofocus module, updated Dual Pixel AF for live view still and video recording, and Wi-Fi with NFC. The US price for Canon EOS 80D starts at $1,199, you can check deals of Canon EOS 80D here.

Below are top recommended lenses for the new Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera, take a look:

Standard/Medium Telephoto Prime Portrait | Telephoto/Super Telephoto Prime | Wide-angle/Ultra-wide Prime | Standard Zoom | Telephoto Zoom | Wide-angle Zoom | Macro

Best Standard Prime, Medium Telephoto Prime lenses for Canon EOS 80D

35mm, 50mm prime lens is very popular, a must be lens for Canon EOS 80D. Of all these lenses, the new Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 lens is the best prime lens for Canon EOS 80D, except the expensive price tag. The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens, EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens, Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art Lens are another great choice for Canon EOS 80D, buy the price are also not very cheap. If you are looking for a cheap prime lens for Canon EOS  80D, the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens a cheap and very good lens, yet cost only around $100. Other recommended lenses are EF 35m f/2 IS USM, Sigma 30mm DC and EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM lenses. The new Tamron SP 35mm/45mm f/1.8 lenses and Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/2/50mm f/1.4 lenses are also great lens for Canon EOS 80D.

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Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
EF 35mm f/2 IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
EF 35mm f/1.4L USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC Amazon/B&H/ebay/Rent
EF 50mm f/1.8 II Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/2 B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best Telephoto Prime & Super Telephoto Prime lenses for Canon EOS 80D

If you are looking for a telephoto prime lens for Canon EOS 80D, the best ones are come from Zeiss, both Zeiss 135mm f/2 and Otus 85mm f/1.4 have the best image quality in this range. The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM lens and EF 100mm f/2 USM are both very cheap lenses, but has great image quality on Canon EOS 80D. The best super telephoto prime lenses are EF 300mm f/2.8L and EF 400mm f/2.8L.

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Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO Planar T* B&H/Adorama/eBay/Rent
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 100mm f/2 USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 135mm f/2.0L USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF Amazon/B&H/ebay
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 ZE B&H/Adorama/ebay

Best Wide-angle Pirme & Ultra Wide Prime Lenses for Canon EOS 80D

If you are choosing a wide-angle or ultra-wide prime lens for Canon EOS 80D, the best choice is the new released Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM art lens, world’s first prime lens has f/1.4 aperture at 20mm. And the price is not very expensive compared to EF 24mm f/1.4L and Zeiss wide-angle prime lenses. The Samyang wide-angle lenses are also good choice for 80D.

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Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM A Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM A Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/15 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 20mm f/2.8 USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay

Best Standard Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS 80D

Of all these standard zoom lenses, the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens the king of  APS-C lens, this lens is even better than some prime lenses. This lens has highest DxOMark, 5 points better than second best standard zoom lens.

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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay/Rent
EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 IF EX DG HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay

Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS 80D

Below are top telephoto zoom and super telephoto zoom lenses for Canon EOS 80D. The best one is of course the new announced Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens.

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Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC USD Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di LD (IF) Macro AF Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM APO Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best Wide-angle Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS 80D

For wide-angle zoom lenses, below are some of top choices, the EF 11-24mm f/4L USM is the best wide-angle zoom, but the price is also very expensive. The Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 DX and Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 DC are good and cheap lenses for Canon EOS 80D.

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EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent
Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay/Rent

Best Macro Lenses for Canon EOS 80D

The best macro lens for Canon EOS 80D is Zeiss 100mm f/2 ZE, but as you know, the pirce is very expensive. The Sigma 70mm and Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 is one of best choice for 80D at a very cheap price.

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Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZE Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Amazon/B&H/Adorama/ebay
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