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Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM

L Series telephoto zoom lens for Canon EOS DSLR cameras

Overview

Our take on the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM

Canon's 70-200mm f/2.8 IS III USM is great for sports, wildlife and portrait photography. This update to an already popular high-performance telephoto adds Canon's Air Sphere Coating (ASC) for reduced flare and ghosting. Specialized lens elements reduce aberrations for outstanding high-resolution images.

A new take on a pro-quality telephoto lens

Canon's 70-200mm f/2.8 IS III USM is great for sports, wildlife and portrait photography. This update to an already popular high-performance telephoto adds Canon's Air Sphere Coating (ASC) for reduced flare and ghosting. Specialized lens elements reduce aberrations for outstanding high-resolution images.

Fantastic photos in any weather

Extensive weather-sealing means you can use this lens even in adverse conditions. Its useful 20-70mm focal range and f/2.8 maximum aperture let you play up your subject by compressing and blurring the background. And this maximum aperture remains constant across the entire zoom range, so you'll get consistently well-exposed photos without having to change your exposure values as you adjust focal length.

Stay focused on what's important

Canon's quiet Ultrasonic Motor (USM) ensures fast, precise focus — great for shooting video. Range limiter controls let you restrict the focal range, preventing accidental focus on foreground elements and minimizing time spent "hunting" for focus.

Steady shooting

This lens offers 3.5-stop image stabilization, meaning you can get sharp images at up to 3.5 shutter speeds slower than you can with other lenses — great for low-light situations or when you don't have a tripod handy.

Product Highlights:

  • EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM telephoto zoom lens
  • compatible with Canon EOS APS-C and full-frame sensor digital SLR cameras
  • effective focal length:
    • 70-200mm with full-frame digital or film cameras
    • 112-320mm with APS-C sensor cameras
  • built-in Image Stabilization minimizes blur at slower shutter speeds
  • Stabilizer Mode switch lets you select between standard and panning IS modes
  • large f/2.8 maximum aperture remains constant for better handheld shooting in low-light environments
  • ring-type Ultrasonic Motor (USM) for fast, silent autofocus
  • internal zooming and focusing
  • available full-time manual focusing
  • minimum focus distance: 3.9 feet
  • lens construction: 23 elements in 19 groups
  • one Fluorite element and two UD elements increase optical quality and reduce chromatic aberrations
  • range limiter controls for fast, accurate focusing
  • weather-sealed for protection from the elements
  • filter size: 77mm
  • includes front and rear lens caps, lens hood, zippered case, and tripod collar
  • lens is 7-3/16" long, 3-1/2" in diameter
  • weight: 50.7 ounces
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs

General
Brand Compatibility Canon
Image Stabilization Yes
Focal Length 70-200mm
Maximum Aperture f/2.8
Weight 50.7 ounces
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
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