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

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$1,746 - $1,949
70-200 mm
autofocus 2.9x zoom lens
f/2.8
fixed aperture
  • Canon L Series Professional
  • Canon IS II Image stabilized
  • Canon USM Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"This is one of the sharpest lenses I have ever seen. Love it so much and is on my camera most of the time now."

bhphotovideo.com

"You'll immediately be impressed with the sharpness and detail of your images, and the beautiful boken when shooting at f/2.8. The results are jaw-dropping. It has quickly become my favorite lens."

bhphotovideo.com

"Only down side is the weight. It not a light lens. A small price to pay for great photos. Probably best to use with a monopod. I am very happy with my purchase"

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

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

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
28.8 - 10.3°
horizontal angle of view
70-200mm
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, Canon EOS 80D and Canon T6i.

Canon EOS Rebel T6
18.1 - 6.4°
horizontal angle of view
113-323mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Image stabilization More advanced image stabilization Help
Canon IS II
Fixed aperture Fixed aperture Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths

The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
70 mm
Weight Very light Help
1.5 kg

Cons

The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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70 mm
Max focal length
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200 mm
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Zoom range
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2.9x
Magnification
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1:4.8 (0.2)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/2.8
Wide minimum
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Unknown
Tele maximum
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f/2.8
Tele minimum
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Unknown

Features

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

Form factor

Lens mount
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Canon EF (Full-frame)
Length
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Unknown
Diameter
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Unknown
Filter size
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Unknown
Weight
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1.5 kg
below average below average

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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28.8°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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10.3°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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19.5°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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6.9°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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34.3°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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12.3°
above average above average

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

Wide horizontal
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19.1°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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6.8°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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12.9°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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4.5°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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22.9°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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8.1°
above average above average

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