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Favoured by those wanting to carry a single lens on location, this lens delivers stunning image quality with advanced image stabilisation.
The standard zoom that goes that little bit further. Tackle virtually any subject with an extended 24-105mm zoom range, plus superb image quality and robust, weather-proof construction. With a constant f/4 maximum aperture, this is a great choice for those looking to shoot high-quality photography or video while traveling light, perhaps with just a single camera and lens.
A ring-type Ultrasonic Motor AF system provides fast and accurate autofocus while built-in optical image stabilization can help compensate for about 4 stops of shutter speed, minimizing the effects of camera shake. This lens also offers a zoom lock switch to prevent lens creep when not actively in use as well as an internal focus system. Full-time manual focus override is available for making adjustments regardless of the AF mode. Additionally, it has a rounded 10-blade aperture diaphragm for smooth out of focus elements.
As with all L-series lenses, this optic has a dust- and water-resistant construction thanks to numerous seals that prevent intrusion when working in inclement weather. It also uses a fluorine coating on the exposed front and rear elements to help prevent smudges and to make cleaning easier.
L-Series Standard Zoom with Professional Performance EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM is a standard zoom lens that goes just that little bit further, whether you’re shooting photography or video. This lens is ideal for when you need to capture exceptional image quality, while travelling light.
Landscape Photograph sweeping views from hillsides and seascapes to city landmarks and urban landscapes.
Portrait Perfect for capturing expressions on faces, ideal for weddings, events and parties.
Travel Travel photography isn’t just for globetrotters, sightseeing and spur of the moment breaks are all memories to treasure.
For High-Quality Images that Impress Specialised lens elements help you to enjoy high image quality right across the zoom range, by minimizing visible distortion. The integrated advanced Air Sphere Coating helps to guard against flare and ghosting when shooting in environments with unpredictable natural light.
Extended Zoom Range with Constant Maximum Aperture Swap quickly between wide-angle, standard and short-telephoto focal lengths while maintaining an f/4 maximum aperture.
Stay Sharp Even in Low Light Image Stabilizer combats the blurring effects of camera shake, so you can shoot up to 4 stops slower than normal.
Be Versatile with Video The EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM is just as useful for video as it is for still photography, offering focal lengths in a compact package that are ideal for a variety of subjects. Advanced autofocus allows for smooth, professional-looking, near-silent focus transitions and continuous focus tracking, with full-time manual override.
When the Going Gets Tough, Keep Shooting EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM features the new exterior L- series lens design. This robust construction is built to withstand the rigours of professional use, with enhanced resistance to shock and vibration.
Should I Upgrade? EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM replaced the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM and is set to become the standard lens for many professional and enthusiast photographers.
Optical System EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM features a revised optical design compared to its predecessor, for improved resolution and edge-to-edge sharpness throughout the zoom range.
Image Stabilization Improved A newly designed Image Stabilizer unit, gives the equivalent effect of a shutter speed 4 stops faster, compared to the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM’s 2.5 stops.
Be creative in a variety of situations, with a versatile 24-105mm focal length range that’s great for professional travel photography
Keep shooting even in tough conditions, with a lens that is weather sealed against dust and moisture
Exposure remains constant as the lens is zoomed, thanks to a constant f/4 maximum aperture
Includes a protective lens case
Superb sharpness even in low-light, with a 4-stop Image Stabilizer
Ideal for landscapes, portraits and reportage, this L-series lens delivers sharp, high-quality images and video
24-105mm EF Mount Lens
Super sharpness even in low-light
Ideal for landscapes, portraits and reportage
Delivers sharp, high quality images & video
Includes a protective lens case
Constant f/4 maximum aperture
24 - 105mm
Maximum: f/4 Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type
35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Angle of View
84° - 23° 20'
Minimum Focus Distance
1.48' (45 cm)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
17 / 12
Front: 77 mm
Approx. 3.29 x 4.65" (83.5 x 118 mm)
28.04 oz (795 g)
This product includes:
EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM
Lens Cap E-77 II
Rear Lens Cap E
Lens Hood EW-83 M
Lens Case LP1219
Canon's European CPS programme is a completely free service that offers Canon professional photo and video users exclusive access to a range of benefits. These include access to CPS support at major events; a priority repair service; and local CPS support in selected European countries. Free back-up equipment loans during repair periods are also available, depending on the level of your CPS membership. Information about CPS is now available in 12 languages — to find out more please select your CPS territory/language from the drop down menu above.
The service operates on a three-tier basis to provide a programme that’s accessible, responsive and tailor-made to the needs of professional photographers. The appropriate level of CPS membership will be automatically assigned to you depending on the number of qualifying bodies and lenses that you registered with CPS.
For CPS Video membership videographers must own one qualifying Canon professional camcorder. For a full list of qualifying CPS Photo and CPS Video products please visit the link ‘view qualifying products’ here.
The countries that currently offer the European CPS programme are: Austria, Belgium, Croatia (Silver membership only), Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania (Silver membership only), Russia, Slovenia (Silver membership only), South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey (Silver membership only), the United Arab Emirates (Silver membership only), UK and the Ukraine (Silver membership only).
Professional photographers and videographers can also register for CPS membership in the following 23 countries: Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, and Slovakia. Although CPS repairs and loans are not available in these 23 countries all registered CPS members from these countries can take advantage of CPS repair and loan benefits when they travel to the 27 countries (named in the paragraph above) that do offer these services.
To find out what CPS can do for you or to register please click the link below.