Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM

Exceptional quality from an outstanding telephoto lens.




Featuring professional-grade build quality, image quality and an impressive array of features, the EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM is a multipurpose telephoto lens that really delivers. Whether you want a sports photography lens, a landscape lens, a portrait lens or an excellent everyday telephoto zoom, this lens complements any general purpose lens, making the perfect second lens for your photographer’s kit. With L-series quality, this lens is superbly built and beautifully robust, while still remaining impressively light within its class. Its lightweight stature – as well as its excellent Image Stabilisation system – make handholding a cinch, helping you create stunningly clear images without the aid of a tripod. Its ring-type USM is similarly useful, allowing for fast and accurate autofocusing, while the AI Servo helps you focus on moving subjects. And image quality? Expect corner-to-corner sharpness, well controlled flare, vignetting, distortion and chromatic aberration, and gorgeous bokeh on portraits.p>

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM

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CANON EF 70-300MM f/4-5.6L IS USM

Affordable High Magnification

Will appeal to nature and sports photographers looking to achieve sharper images when shooting handheld.

Image Stabilization

Permits the use of shutter speeds two stops lower than normal without blur from camera shake.

UD Lens Element

A UD (ultra-low dispersion) glass lens element corrects chromatic aberration to achieve high resolution and contrast throughout the zoom range.

Super Spectra Coating

Ensure accurate colour balance and high contrast, suppress flare and ghosting by absorbing light that might be reflected off internal lens elements and image sensor.

Background Blur

Portrait photographers will enjoy working with the large aperture, which narrows depth of field and creates beautiful background blur.

Fast Quiet Auto Focus

The ring USM (Ultrasonic Motor) drives rapid auto focus with near-silent operation. Full time mechanical manual focus override is available without having to switch out of AF.

 

Affordable High Magnification

Appeals to nature and sports photographers looking to achieve sharper images when shooting.

Image Stabilization

Permits the use of shutter speeds two stops lower than normal without blur from camera shake.

UD Lens Element

A UD glass lens element corrects chromatic aberration to achieve high resolution throughout the zoom range.

Super Spectra Coating

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

Background Blur

Narrow depth of field and creates beautiful background blur.

Fast Quiet Auto Focus

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

Selected shots from the EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM

  • EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM

    Detailed Specifications

    Name Value
    Brand Canon
    Focal Length 70 - 300mm
    Lens type Zoom lens
    Aperture Range Maximum: f/4 - 5.6
    Minimum: f/32 - 45
    Max Format size 35mm Full Frame
    Camera Mount Canon EF
    Lens Format 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor Canon (APS-C)
    Lens mount Canon EF
    Minimum Focusing Distance 3.94’ (1.2 m)
    Minimum aperture F32.0 - F45.0
    Image Stabilizer Yes
    Diaphragm Blades 8
    Angle Of View 34 - 8 15’
    Elements 19
    Groups 14
    Groups 14
    Diaphragm Blades 8
    Special Elements/Coatings 2 UD Elements
    Filter Size 67 mm
    Tripod Collar Optional Removable - rotating
    Autofocus Yes
    Elements 19
    Motor Type Ring-type Ultrasonic
    Weight 1050
    Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.5 x 5.6“ (8.89 x 14.22 cm)
    Diameter 89 mm
    Weight 1050
    Length 143 mm
    Sealing Yes
    Filter Thread 67 mm
    Lens Hood Canon ET-73B
    Focal Length 70 to 300mm
    Filter Thread Size Front: 67 mm
    Dimensions(DxL) 89 x 143 mm
    Weight 1050 g
    Tripod Collar Optional Removable - rotating
    Autofocus Yes
    Aperture Maximum: f/4 to 5.6
    Minimum: f/32 to 45
    Camera Mount Type Canon EF
    Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
    Angle of View 34 to 8 15'
    Minimum Focus Distance 1.2 m
    Magnification 0.21x
    Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:5
    Optical Design 19 Elements in 14 Groups
    Diaphragm Blades 8
    Image Stabilization Yes