Have your say: Best prime lens of 2017
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Have your say: Best prime lens of 2017

The year 2017 was great for prime lens shooters. Based on reader interest and preferences, we've got a whopping twenty lenses for this polling pow wow. From Micro Four Thirds to digital medium format, there's a lens for just about everyone - and of course, for just about every budget.

Which of these lenses is most exciting to you? Which do you already have, or are looking to add to your kit? Let us know by casting your vote in the poll at the end of the slideshow. For now, let's take a look at this year's contenders.

Please note that for the sake of a barely-manageable list, we have excluded some of the more exotic manual focus primes, and several third-party MF options. If you feel that a particular lens of this kind deserves consideration, feel free to leave a comment.

Voting runs through December 18th 20th, and once the vote has closed we'll run a second poll to find your choice for overall product of the year.


Have your say

Have your say: Best prime lens of 2017
  • Canon EF 85mm F1.4L9.2%
  • Canon EF-S 35mm F2.8 Macro1.6%
  • Canon TS-E 50/90/135mm L3.4%
  • Fujifilm GF 110mm F22.3%
  • Fujifilm GF 120mm F4 Macro1.1%
  • Fujifilm GF 23mm F41.2%
  • Fujifilm GF 45mm F2.80.8%
  • Fujifilm GF 63mm F2.80.7%
  • Fujifilm XF 50mm F24.6%
  • Fujifilm XF 80mm F2.8 Macro3.9%
  • Nikon 28mm F1.47.9%
  • Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm F1.2 Pro6.6%
  • Olympus M.Zuiko 45mm F1.2 Pro7.6%
  • Panasonic Leica DG 200mm F2.83.2%
  • Sigma 135mm F1.8 Art14.0%
  • Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art11.7%
  • Sigma 16mm F1.4 (M43 / Sony E)3.8%
  • Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF5.7%
  • Sony FE 85mm F1.810.7%
Total voters: 2,250

Voting is easy - you pick your favorite products by dragging and dropping. You can pick up to three, and rank them in order of priority.

Poll Rules:

  • This poll is meant to be a bit of fun. It's not sponsored, promoted or paid for in any way and DPReview doesn't care how you vote, so please don't start a flame-war in the comments. I.e., please don't be a troll.

  • It's fine to vote for products that you haven't used (some aren't yet shipping, after all) but please don't vote purely just to sandbag another product or brand. I.e., please don't be a troll.

  • Please only vote once, from a single account. Creating and voting from multiple accounts for a community poll of no consequence is a waste of everyone's time. See points 1 and 2, above, about not being a troll.