Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM

Canon EF70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Camera Lens.A superior performance, ultra-compact telephoto zoom lens with Canon's Image Stabilization

Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM

Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 DO IS USM

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The Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Camera Lens offers a newly developed triple-layer technology realizing a high-image quality ultra compact telephoto zoom lens.

A superior performance, ultra-compact telephoto zoom lens with Canon's Image Stabilization. These Diffractive Optics elements are combined to reduce size and boost image quality. AF is super-fast and silent with a ring-type USM, and it focuses down to 1.4m without rotating the front element. A new zoom lock button keeps the lens safe and secure when not in use or used at the wide angle.

The use of Diffraction Optics allows a lens to be shorter, lighter, and of higher image quality than comparable normal optical systems of the same focal length and aperture-while this lens is heavier than the consumer-grade EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens, it is 28% shorter and uses Canon's very best ring-USM motor instead of the lighter, slower, and less costly 'micro-USM' motor.

Beyond savings in mass, the DO lens performs admirably at its maximum aperture, with images that are very comparable to the "L" series telephotos. It has a circular aperture diaphragm to help create natural out-of-focus highlights, and its built-in image stabilizer allows you to handhold the lens at shutter speeds 3 steps slower than would otherwise be possible.

Key Features

- Professional Quality Zoom Telephoto
- Built-In Image Stabilizer
- For Digital or Film SLR Cameras
- Fast Ring-Type USM Autofocus
- Full-Time Manual Focus Override
- Water and Dust Resistant
- Uses Diffractive Optics
- 1 Aspherical Lens Element
- Circular Aperture Diaphragm
- Accepts 58mm Filters

Lens type
Zoom lens
Max Format size
35mm Full Frame
Lens mount
Canon EF
Minimum aperture
F32.0 - F38.0
Diaphragm Blades
Special Elements/Coatings
3 layer DO Element
Motor Type
Ring-type Ultrasonic
82 mm
100 mm
Filter Thread
58 mm
Lens Hood
Canon ET-65B