The Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DO IS USM Zoom Lens for Canon Digital SLR Camera (Black) is the perfect addition to your photographic arsenal that delivers premium performance but is surprisingly easy on your life savings. Boasting of magnificent new blueprint features like the revolutionary three-layer DO or Diffractive Optical elements, Canon has come up with a fabulously lightweight (36 percent lighter and 26 percent shorter) lens that blows other similar lenses in the category out of the water with its increased refractive power. Flaring and ghosting are a thing of the past with this optimally-sized device, meticulously designed with protective coatings that suppress the detrimental obstacles to simple photography. The most ideal zoom lens for digital photography enthusiasts, enjoy super-fast auto focusing thanks to the new AF algorithms, ring-type rear focusing USM and an in-built CPU, with this strong Zoom Lens for Canon Digital SLR Camera, With the ability to convert ultrasonic vibration energy to rotational energy, the lens offers precise stopping with high-precision, quieter auto focusing. The zoom ring locking mechanism works like a charm, locking the lens at the shortest focal length, safeguarding it from any possible harm when mounted on your camera and ready for action. Reduce blur during panning or still photography with Canon’s trademark Image Stabilization (IS) technology that compensates for shaky photography, correcting it when necessary. With a wide array of possible applications for both professional and amateur photographers, the lens has a bare minimum focusing distance of 1.4m.Designed specifically for Canon SLR camera. The lens is composed of 18 elements divided into 12 groups. Angle of View: 34 degrees to eight degrees 15 minutes. Focal Length Range: 70 to 300mm.Closest Focusing Distance: 4.6ft.Format Compatibility: EOS, APS-C. Filter Size: 58mm. Maximum Aperture: f/4-5.6.
From the manufacturer
One of the great challenges of photography is how to capture a world full of movement in a single static image. It is not just about selecting the right camera settings. When you are shooting sports, animals or any fast-moving action, choosing the correct lens for the job is crucial.
Professional, High Performance, Compact Telephoto Zoom Lens
The EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM is part of Canon’s prestigious L series offering performance excellence with a versatile zoom range and superb image quality in a robust and compact design. Ideal for wildlife and sports photographers, as well as photo journalism and portraiture.
4-Stop Image Stabilizer
A 4-stop optical Image Stabilizer works to counteract image blur, which can occur during handheld shooting, or at slow shutter speeds. Automatic panning detection ensures effective performance when tracking moving subjects and, as the IS system is based in the lens, results are visible through the viewfinder during framing.
Fast, Quiet Auto Focus
A ring USM (Ultrasonic Motor) uses ultrasonic frequency vibrations to drive extremely rapid auto focus with near-silent operation.
Creative Background Blur
A 8-blade circular aperture on the EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM creates beautiful background blur, making your subject stand out with dramatic effect
|EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM||EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM||EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM||EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM||EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM||EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM|
|Weight||480 g||630 g||1050 g||760 g||1490 g||1640 g*|
|Size (Width x Height)||71 x 122mm||76.5 x 142.8mm||89 x 143mm||76 x 172mm||88.8 x 199mm||94x193mm|
|APS-C Camera Bodies Only||No||No||No||No||No||No|
|Step-up||An affordable telephoto zoom for getting closer to your subject||Faster USM motor gives quicker Auto Focus speed. Improved build quality and the Image Stabilizer ensures durability and steadier shots||L-series optics including 2 UD elements give edge to edge sharpness and contrast. A dust and drip proof design gives assurance to withstand harsh shooting conditions||A more compact and lightweight constant aperture lens ideal for travel. L-series optics and a powerful Image Stabilizer keep your shots sharp||A wide f/2.8 aperture improves performance in low light conditions – ideal for indoor use and isolating your subject from the background||A very versatile telephoto sports zoom lens ideal for getting close to your subject with the assurance of L-series quality and durability|