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


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Highlights
• EF Mount Lens
• Aperture Range: f/4.5-40
• Diffractive Optical Elements
• Two-Mode Image Stabilization System
• Ultrasonic Autofocus Motor
• Manual Focus Override
• Zoom Ring Lock Lever
• Compact Form Factor
• Truly Circular Diaphragm
• Minimum Focus Distance: 4.6'


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

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DO IS USM
Barcode/EAN: 4960999207315
Price: €1,589.99
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Canon EF 70-300mm F4-5.6 DO IS USM + 58mm UV Filter Bundle
Barcode/EAN: 4960999207315
Price: €1,609.99
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Canon EF 70-300mm F4-5.6 DO IS USM + 58mm UV And Polarizer Filter Bundle
Barcode/EAN: 4960999207315
Price: €1,639.99
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The EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Lens from Canon is a relatively compact telephoto zoom offering superior maximum-aperture performance across its entire focal length range. It incorporates Canon's DO (Diffractive Optics) and IS (Image Stabilizing) technologies.

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 (ultrasonic) motor instead of the lighter, slower, and less costly 'micro-USM' motor.

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 two-mode image stabilizer allows you to handhold the lens at shutter speeds 3 steps slower than would otherwise be possible. Mode 1 corrects vibrations in all directions and is best for still subjects whereas Mode 2 is best when following moving subjects either horizontally or vertically.

The lens' AF is super-fast and silent with a ring-type USM that focuses down to 4.6', and it enables manual focus override for precise manual focus even in AF mode. It also features a zoom lock button that keeps the lens safe and secure when not in use or when being used at the shortest 70mm focal length setting. The EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM is an ideal lens for sports, portraiture, animals, and other applications when you're shooting in relatively bright light.

Performance      
Focal Length 70 - 300mm    
Comparable APS-C 1.6x = 112 - 480 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/4.5 - 5.6  
Minimum: f/32 - 40  
Camera Mount Type Canon EF    
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Canon (APS-C)  
Angle of View 34° - 8° 15'    
Minimum Focus Distance 4.60'; (1.40 m)  
Magnification 0.19x    
Maximum Reproduction Ratio (1:5)    
Elements/Groups (18) /(12)    
Diaphragm Blades 6    
Features      
Image Stabilization Yes    
Autofocus Yes    
Tripod Collar No    
Physical      
Filter Thread Front: 58 mm    
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.24 x 3.93" (82.4 x 99.9 mm)
Weight 1.58 lbs (720 g)  
Packaging     
Package Weight 2.3 lb  
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.4 x 5.5 x 5.4"