The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens is a workhorse telephoto zoom lens designed for professional use. It has a rugged durable design, a four-stop Image Stabilizer and specialised lens elements
- High-performance, L-series telephoto zoom lens
- Constant maximum aperture of f/2.8
- Four-stop Image Stabilizer
- Fluorite and UD lens elements
- Improved durability
- 1.2m minimum focussing
- Water and dust resistant
- Ring type USM AF motor
The L-series is Canon's flagship professional lens range, representing the best in precision-designed EF optics. L-series lenses combine superior performance with superlative handling, and are resistant to dust and moisture.
Fast, constant maximum aperture
Shoot hand held in low light conditions thanks to a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture, which stays constant throughout the zoom range. Such an aperture also gives a photographer control over depth of field.
Canon’s four-stop Image Stabilizer (IS) makes the EF 70-200mm f/2.8 IS II USM ideal for shooting in low light conditions when using a tripod is not possible. The IS system allows shutter speeds up to four stops slower than normal to be used without causing image blur.
Fluorite and ultra-low dispersion (UD) lens elements
The lens features elements made from fluorite, which reduce chromatic aberration. Five UD (ultra-low dispersion) elements are used to ensure high contrast and natural colour reproduction throughout the zoom range.
Smooth background blur
A virtually circular aperture diaphragm gives out of focus regions a softer, more uniform feel. Sharp foreground objects stand out against a smooth blurred background.
A ring-type ultrasonic motor drives autofocus extremely quickly, and in near silence. Excellent holding torque ensures the point of focus is reached accurately, without overshooting. Furthermore, full-time manual override is available, making it possible to adjust focus without leaving AF mode.
The lens is supplied as standard with the ET-87 lens hood to prevent glare affecting images, as well as a removable tripod mount and soft case.
|Angle of view||Horizontal: 29° - 10°
Vertical: 19°30' - 7°
Diagonal: 34° - 12°
|Lens construction||23 elements in 19 groups|
|No. of diaphragm blades||8|
|Closest focusing distance||1.2m|
|Image stabilizer||4 stops|
|AF actuator||Ring USM|
|Max. diameter x length||88.8 x 199mm|
- Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
- E-77U Lens Cap
- Rear Dust Cap E
- ET-87 Lens Hood
- LZ1326 Soft Case