Canon EF 70-300 mm f/4-5.6 USM IS Telephoto Zoom Lens



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Canon EF 70-300mm IS USM: Telephoto Zoom with Image Stabiliser (IS)

Canon Image Stabilizer effective for 3 f-stops compensation.
Contains an UD lens element to improve the final image quality.
Quiet, rapid autofocus from the Ultra-Sonic-Motor (USM).
Focal length equivalent to 112-480mm in 35mm film format on APS-C sensors.

Affordable high magnification
The powerful, yet reasonably priced, EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM will appeal to nature and sports photographers looking to achieve sharper images when shooting handheld. When fitted to an EOS camera containing an APS-C sized sensor, the lens gives an angle of view roughly equivalent to a 112-480mm lens on a full-frame DSLR.

Image Stabilizer
The EF 70-300mm f/5-5.6 IS USM features a three-stop Image Stabilizer (IS), making this an ideal lens for handheld work. Shutter speeds up to three stops slower than would be otherwise possible can be used with no perceptible increase in image blur. When panning horizontally, the IS system can be set to correct only for unwanted vertical shake, and the system switches off when the camera is mounted on a tripod.

UD lens element
A UD (ultra-low dispersion) glass lens element corrects for chromatic aberrations and provides high resolution and contrast throughout the zoom range. Only environmentally friendly lead-free glass is used in the lens construction.

Super Spectra coating
Super Spectra coatings ensure accurate colour balance and enhance contrast. They also reduce flare and ghosting – a common problem caused by light bouncing off a camera's sensor.

Pleasing background blur
A virtually circular aperture diaphragm, which is controlled electromagnetically, gives out-of-focus regions a softer, more even feel, and lets in-focus subjects stand out against a blurred background.

Ultrasonic focusing
A ultrasonic motor drives autofocus extremely quickly, and in near silence. Excellent holding torque ensures the point of focus is reached accurately, without overshooting.
Attribute Value
Lens Type:Telephoto Zoom
Focal length - wide (mm):70
Focal length - tele (mm):300
Max aperture - wide:4.0
Max aperture - tele:5.6
Minimum aperture:0
Minimum focus distance (m):1.5
Image stabilisation:Yes
Sensor format:Full Frame
Lens mount:Canon EF
Lens elements:15
Lens groups:10
Aperture blades:0
Filter thread (mm):58
Enlargement Ratio:1:3.8
Autofocus motor:USM
MF switch:Yes
Colour:Black
Size:76.5 x 142.8 mm
Weight (g):630
Hood model:ET-65B

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