Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM

Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM
$8,999
500 mm
autofocus prime lens
f/4
  • Canon L Series Professional
  • Canon IS II Image stabilized
  • Canon USM Built-in focus motor

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
4.1°
horizontal angle of view
500mm
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
2.6°
horizontal angle of view
807mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM vs other Digital camera lenses

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

The Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Prime lens Prime lens Help
Typically very sharp

Cons

The Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Length Quite long Help
383 mm
Min focal length Very poor wide angle lens Help
500 mm
Diameter Quite large diameter Help
146 mm
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$8,999.00
Weight Quite heavy Help
3.2 kg

The Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Zoom range Below average zoom range Help
1x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
Help
500 mm
below average below average
Max focal length
Help
500 mm
unique unique
Zoom range
Help
1x
Magnification
Help
1:6.7 (0.1)

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 II
unique unique
Fisheye
Help
No
Tilt-shift
Help
No

Form factor

Lens mount
Help
Canon EF (Full-frame)
Length
Help
383 mm
below average below average
Diameter
Help
146 mm
below average below average
Filter size
Help
52 mm
Weight
Help
3.2 kg
below average below average

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
Help
4.1°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
Help
4.1°
above average above average
Wide vertical
Help
2.7°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
Help
2.7°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
Help
5°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
Help
5°
above average above average

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

Wide horizontal
Help
2.7°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
Help
2.7°
above average above average
Wide vertical
Help
1.8°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
Help
1.8°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
Help
3.3°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
Help
3.3°
above average above average

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