Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens

Model Number: 3044C002
Web Code: 12847267

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens

Overview

Reach new heights in resolution and achieve dynamic perspectives with the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM. Featuring a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture for faster shutter speeds and an ideal background blur, this lens also includes Canon's Air Sphere Coating (ASC), which reduces lens flare and ghosting for superior clarity.

Overview

Reach new heights in resolution and achieve dynamic perspectives with the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM. Featuring a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture for faster shutter speeds and an ideal background blur, this lens also includes Canon's Air Sphere Coating (ASC), which reduces lens flare and ghosting for superior clarity.

An essential lens for every photographer's kit

  • Telephoto zoom lens is ideal for shooting portraits, action, wildlife, landscapes, and more

Compatible with all EOS-series Cameras

  • Fits a Canon EF mount

Capture a wide variety of subject and styles reliably

  • 70-200mm focal length uses quick shutter speeds to freeze even the fastest action to help you capture exceptional action shots
  • f/2.8-32 aperture lets you choose between a thin depth of field, so your subject stands out against a gorgeously blurred background, and a very large depth of field, for an entire photo that stands out sharp against the horizon, and everything in between
  • Optical Image Stabilizer system deliver shake reduction up to 3.5 shutter speed stops, giving you more reliable handheld performance

Provides you with greater focus control

  • Manual focusing lets you tailor your focus to your exact desire
  • Autofocus lets you shoot without much prep to capture those fleeting moments perfectly

Enjoy clearer photos in all conditions

  • Air Sphere Coating suppresses reflections, reduces ghosting and lens flare, and delivers cleaner photographs

Optics

Lens Type
Telephoto Zoom
Lens Mount
Canon EF
Zoom Focal Length
70 mm – 200 mm
Apparent Focal Length with Other Sensor
Not Available
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/32
Closest Focusing Distance
1.2 m
Maximum Magnification
0.21x
Macro
No

Mechanics

Manual Focusing
Yes
Construction (Elements/Groups)
23/19
Zoom System
Provided
Diaphragm Blades
8 (Circular)
Stabilization
Image Stabilizer
Weather Sealed
No

Physical Features

Colour
Black
Filter Size
77 mm
Maximum Length
199 mm

Camera Compatibility

Compatible Brand
Canon
Canon
EOS-series Cameras

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Reviewer Recommendation

98%

Of the 201 reviewers who responded, 197 would recommend this product.

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  • The Photographers Lens
    Verified BuyerReviewed by MEKELLY00 - January 21, 2020

    You know I have dreamed about owning this lens for YEARS! I never thought I would get to a place where I would, and now I own it. Buyers remorse.... NON EXISTENT!!! This lens has yet to leave my camera. Its crisp, fast, and flaw less. I try to find issues in images every time I put it through some low light or fast focus situation and this thing just keeps right up. Gear matters ladies and gents. Don't let those wannabees with their mid-range glass allow you to settle. I used to hear other professionals refer to this lens as "The Photographers Lens" or the "Holy Grail" of any respectable photographer's glass arsenal. I used to laugh, but now I can say that those statements are completely and totally ACCURATE!!! IF you can afford this lens, or better yet grab it on sale like I did THEN DO IT!!! You will not be disappointed.

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    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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    Verified BuyerReviewed by Zach - May 1, 2022

    Amazing must have lens! The cost may be daunting for some but it’s so rewarding. No regrets!

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  • The perfect lens for our time
    Verified BuyerReviewed by MoPeace - November 29, 2021

    EF-28mm1,8 USM or a 50mm 1.8 USM. Now I am going to put it to the test while shooting hopefully at some sports events like winter surfing and snowmobiling; not to mention, an upcoming Peabo Bryson concert.

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  • Very sharp!
    Verified BuyerReviewed by Rollionefull - August 15, 2019

    The lens is unbelievable sharp! You won't be disappointed.

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  • Great and versatile sharp lens.
    Verified BuyerReviewed by REB4169 - August 23, 2019

    This lens is so sharp and very versatile at the focal range it covers. I am currently utilizing the 70-200 F2.8 iii on my crop sensor canon body and it's till such a great lens. Pics of the moon to portraits, landscapes to a decent job at macro photography this lens has beautiful bokeh and because of the new coating lens flare is minimized more than previous versions. Must mention tho this is quite heavy. Not the heaviest in its class on the market however, do be sure that you need an F2.8 vs the F4 because the extra heft you could be saving makes a big difference. You do get a good bang for the buck out of the lens and having the ability to shoot in lower light is a great benefit even if it’s a “just in case” if the budget allows.

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Product Category
Camera lenses and flashes
Return/Exchange Period
30 days
Condition
Unopened, Opened (a 15% restocking fee will be applied)

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