Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS III USM

The EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM opens up a world of creative options.

Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS III USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS III USM

The EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM opens up a world of creative options.

SKU: 3044C005

Cat no: 32223

  • Versatile 70-200mm zoom range
  • Constant f/2.8 max aperture
  • 3.5-stop Image Stabilizer
  • Tough, weather-proof construction
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Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS III USM

High-performance, versatile and durable – the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM
The EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM replaces Canon’s flagship 70-200mm lens, enhancing the experiences of photographers using this industry leading lens. It has been designed with high-performance and robustness at its heart, ideal for a photographer who requires a high-quality telephoto lens for accurate detail. Built to meet the demands of professionals, the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM’s protective seals make it an obvious choice for challenging conditions. Resistant to both moisture and dust, the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM also comprises fluorine-coated front and rear elements, which are easy to clean. With the functionality photographers love, updates to the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM’s durability means it is excellent for shooting high-quality travel photography.

With its wide f/2.8 maximum aperture and eight-bladed circular diaphragm, the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM opens up a world of creative options. It enables the photographer to emphasise pin-sharp subjects against a silky smooth, out-of-focus background. Thanks to its first-class fluorite and UD optics, the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM delivers high contrast and excellent resolution. When using this lens, a photographer can be confident that they can achieve the perfect shot. Shooting in low light is also no problem for the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM, thanks to its fast f/2.8 maximum aperture, which is constant throughout the zoom range and lets in twice as much light as an f/4 lens.

Camera shake isn’t something users of the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM should be concerned about as a 3.5-stop Image Stabilizer compensates any blur caused by movement. A ring-type USM motor offers silent autofocus at outstanding speeds, and manual adjustments can be made at any time with a simple twist of the focus ring. These features make the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM an exceptional lens for perfectly, and quietly, capturing animals in their natural habitat.

The essential telephoto lens for professional photography
A modern classic: this fast-aperture telephoto zoom lens is a favourite with photographers in virtually every genre. It's now even better in bright light, and engineered to perform in the most challenging conditions.

Enjoy extra creative control
The lens’s f/2.8 maximum aperture makes it easy to emphasise pin-sharp subjects against a smooth out-of-focus background.

Low light? No problem
A 3.5-stop Image Stabilizer guards against camera shake. A fast f/2.8 aperture lets in twice as much light as an f/4 lens.

Superb image quality
Fluorite and UD optics deliver high contrast and excellent resolution. Improved lens coatings combat ghosting and flare.

Built to exacting standards
Protective seals guard against dust and moisture and fluorine-coated front and rear elements are easy to clean.

Fast, near silent autofocus
A ring-type USM motor focuses with amazing speed. Make manual adjustments at any time, just by turning the focus ring.

Key Features:

  • Versatile 70-200mm zoom range
  • Constant f/2.8 max aperture
  • Ring-type USM focusing
  • 3.5-stop Image Stabilizer
  • Tough, weather-proof construction

Product Specification

Optical Features/Specifications
Image Size -
35mm film equivalent focal length (mm) -
Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) 29° - 10°, 
19°30' - 7°, 
34° - 12°
Lens construction (elements/groups) 23/19
No. of diaphragm blades 8
Minimum Aperture 32
Minimum focussing distance (m) 1.2
Maximum magnification (x) 0.21 (at 200mm)
Distance Information Yes
Image stabilizer 3.51
AF actuator Ring USM2
Physical Features
Dust/moisture resistance Yes3
Accessories
Lens cap E-77II
Lens hood ET-87
Lens case/pouch LZ1326
Rear cap Lens Dust Cap E
Magnification with Extension Tube EF12 II 0.28 - 0.06
Magnification with Extension Tube EF25 II 0.36 - 0.14
Extender Compatibility Compatible
Other Accessories -
Specifications with EF 1.4 x III
Focal Length 98-280
Maximum Aperture 4-45
Maximum Magnification 0.30
AF Possible Yes
IS Yes
Specifications with EF 2x III
Focal Length 140-400
Maximum Aperture 5.6-64
Maximum Magnification 0.44
AF Possible Yes
IS Yes

 

  1. Tested under CIPA standards
  2. Full time Manual focus
  3. Lenses with dust/moisture resistance are fitted with a rubber ring on the lens mount which may cause slight abrasion of the camera mount. This in no way effects either the lens or camera performance.
  • Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS III USM
  • ET-87 Lens hood
  • Lens case LZ1326

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