Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens

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The 70-300 L Slots Nicely Between the 70-200 L and the 100-400 L lenses

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM LensThe Canon EF 70-300 f/4-5.6L IS USM Telephoto is designed to deliver ultra-high quality images along with lightning fast operation. The lens brings a favorite zoom range to the celebrated Canon L-series. It features 2 Ultra Low Dispersion (UD) elements for improved image quality and reduced chromatic aberration, and incorporates a floating focusing mechanism for sharpness from close up to infinity. The IS system increases usability by approximately four stops and the fast Ultra-Sonic Motor (USM) and inner and rear focusing system allows for fast quite Autofocus as close as 3.9' (1.2m).

 

    L-Series Optics Optical Image Stabilization System 2
    Ultra Low Dispersion Lens Elements
    Fast Ultra-Sonic Motor (USM) Autofocus
    Floating Focus System for Enhanced Sharpness
    Dust and Water Resistant
    Inner and Rear Focusing System
    Close Focus - 3.9' / 1.2 m
    Removable Tripod Collar
    Protective Fluorine Lens Coating

Features

The EF 70-300 f/4-5.6L IS USM features a function that prevents erroneous operation when the lens is mounted on a tripod or monopod. The gleaming white lens, with removable tripod collar, is dust and water resistant, and has a Fluorine coating that keeps soiling, smears and fingerprints to a minimum. The lens is perfect for portraiture or to bring what's far away up close, this addition to the L-series is guaranteed to perform.

    Ultra-high quality and lightning fast Canon L series lens
    Optical Image Stabilization System increases usability by approximately four stops
    The lens features a function that prevents erroneous operation when the lens is mounted on a tripod or monopod
    The EF 70-300 f/4-5.6L IS USM incorporates a floating focusing mechanism for sharpness from 3.9' (1.2m) to infinity
    Two Ultra Low Dispersion (UD) elements for improved image quality and reduced chromatic aberration
    The lens has a removable tripod collar, and is dust and water resistant
    The Fluorine coating keeps soiling, smears and fingerprints to a minimum

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Specifications
Overview
Lens styleZoom lens  
Max Format Size 35mm FF  
Lens focal length70 300 mm  
Stabilization type Yes  
Camera mount Canon EF  
Angle of view 34 - 8 15'  
Aperture (lens diaphragm)
Largest aperture opening F4.0 - F5.6  
Smallest aperture opening F32.0 - F45.0  
Includes aperture ring No  
Total diaphragm blades 8  
Aperture annotations Circular diaphragm (electromagnetic diaphragm)  
Optical
Total Elements 19  
Number of Groups 14  
Coatings / special elements 2 UD glass elements  
Focusing
Minimum focus distance 1.20 m (47.24")  
Maximum magnification ratio 0.21 x  
Autofocus type Yes  
Lens motor Ring-type ultrasonic  
Full time manual focus Yes  
Focusing method Internal  
Lens distance scale Yes  
Depth of field scale No  
Physical features
Overall weight1050 g (2.31 lb)  
Lens diameter 89 mm (3.50")  
Overall length 143 mm (5.63")  
Construction materials Metal barrel, metal mount  
Sealing Yes  
class="label">Lens ColorGrey  
Zooming method Rotary (extending)  
Power zoom No  
Zoom lock switch Yes  
Filter thread size 67 mm  
Lens hood included Yes  
Lens hood code ET-73B  
Tripod collar included No


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