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The benchmark for wide angle lenses.




Combining superb L-series build quality and the flexibility to capture all types of wide angle photography, the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM is a must-have for both professional and serious amateur photographers. With its wide focal lengths, its wide aperture and its excellent wide open optical performance, this versatile lens offers professional standard wide angle photography for all types of settings. As a landscape lens, it works well for group shots at weddings, indoor events, real estate and architecture shots, and of course, landscape photography. Utilising three aspherical and two UD elements, the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM offers outstanding image quality, great colour and contrast, and crisp, clear shots. It also features a fast, quiet and accurate autofocus driven by a ring-type ultrasonic motor, as well as full-time manual focusing to let you choose your level of control.

Canon EF 16-35mm f2.8L II USM

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CANON EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

A superb lens that covers nearly every professional wide-angle task. Outstanding optical performance comes from three Aspherical lens elements, and (for the first time ever in an EF wide-angle zoom lens) two Ultra-low Dispersion UD elements. Weather-resistant construction, a rear gel filter holder, close-focusing to 11 inches (0.28m) and a circular diaphragm are among its many highlights.

L-Series Quality

The lens embodies Canon's highest standards of L-series optics.

Constant f/2.8 Aperture

Fast f/2.8 aperture delivers impressive low light performance and depth-of-field control.

Fast Quiet Auto Focus

The ring USM drives rapid auto focus with near-silent operation.

Good Background Bokeh

Even background bokeh when isolating subjects at wide apertures.

UD and Aspherical Elements

Incorporates 3 aspherical elements to ensure corner-to-corner sharpness and clarity throughout the focal range.

Super Spectra Coating

Ensure accurate colour balance & high contrast, suppress flare & ghosting by absorbing light.

L-Series Quality

The lens embodies Canon's highest standards of L-series optics.

Constant f/2.8 Aperture

Fast f/2.8 aperture delivers impressive low light performance and depth-of-field control.

Fast Quiet Auto Focus

The ring USM drives rapid auto focus with near-silent operation.

Good Background Bokeh

Even background bokeh when isolating subjects at wide apertures.

UD and Aspherical Elements

Incorporates 3 aspherical elements to ensure corner-to-corner sharpness and clarity throughout the focal range.

Super Spectra Coating

Ensure accurate colour balance & high contrast, suppress flare & ghosting by absorbing light.

Selected shots from the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

  • EF16-35mm f2.8L II USM

    Detailed Specifications

    Focal Length & Max. Aperture
    16-35mm 1:2.8
    Picture Size
    24 x 36mm
    Filter Diameter
    82mm
    Lens construction
    16 elements in 12 groups
    Closest focusing distance (m)
    0.28m
    Focus drive
    Ring-type USM
    Dimensions
    88.5mm dia. x 111.6mm
    Weight
    635g