Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
$660 - $1,349
300 mm
autofocus prime lens
f/4
  • Canon L Series Professional
  • Canon IS Image stabilized
  • Canon USM Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"Amazing sharp prime lens...great for spors photography!!! Very well constructed and image stabilizer function worth every penny."

bhphotovideo.com

"It's very likely the single most importat telephoto lens to have, it works wery well with 1.4x conventer."

bhphotovideo.com

"The only thing that I could say against the lens is that it sometimes focuses slowly. That is mainly do to the short minimum focus distance, which gives the auto-focus a long travel from minimum to infinity."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

This lens is compatible with Full frame cameras such as the Canon 5D Mark IV and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
6.9°
horizontal angle of view
300mm
35mm equivalent focal length

APS-C (1.6x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.6x crop factor) cameras such as the Canon Rebel T6 and Canon EOS 80D.

Canon EOS Rebel T6
4.3°
horizontal angle of view
484.5mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Max focal length Telephoto lens Help
300 mm
Image stabilization More advanced image stabilization Help
Canon IS
Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/32

The Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Diameter Small diameter Help
89 mm
Prime lens Prime lens Help
Typically very sharp
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$659.99
Weight Very light Help
1.2 kg

Cons

The Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Min focal length Very poor wide angle lens Help
300 mm
Length Quite long Help
221 mm

The Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
300 mm
Zoom range Below average zoom range Help
1x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
Help
300 mm
below average below average
Max focal length
Help
300 mm
above average above average
Zoom range
Help
1x
Magnification
Help
1:4.2 (0.2)

Aperture

Wide maximum
Help
f/4
below average below average
Wide minimum
Help
f/32
unique unique
Tele maximum
Help
f/4
Tele minimum
Help
f/32
above average above average

Features

Auto focus
Help
Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
Help
Canon USM
Image stabilization
Help
Canon IS
unique unique
Fisheye
Help
No
Tilt-shift
Help
No

Form factor

Lens mount
Help
Canon EF (Full-frame)
Length
Help
221 mm
below average below average
Diameter
Help
89 mm
Filter size
Help
77 mm
Weight
Help
1.2 kg

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
Help
6.9°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
Help
6.9°
above average above average
Wide vertical
Help
4.6°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
Help
4.6°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
Help
8.2°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
Help
8.2°
above average above average

Angle of view (On Canon EF-S APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
Help
4.5°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
Help
4.5°
above average above average
Wide vertical
Help
3°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
Help
3°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
Help
5.4°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
Help
5.4°
above average above average

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