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EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
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The light-gathering device of a camera, typically containing a group of compound lenses. Lenses come in different lengths, with very long lens used for long-distance photography.
camera lenses
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Included since: 01 Nov 2006
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Info modified on: 10 Aug 2016 20:47:50
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Long product name Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM:
The short editorial description of Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM

Marketing text Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM

The official marketing text of Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM as supplied by the manufacturer
- L-type telephoto zoom lens with image stabilizer.
- Four UD lenses provide compensation for chromatic aberration.
- Highly dust and moisture resistant Inner focusing design plus ring USM for silent, high-speed AF.

Use at normal shutter speeds and see an improvement in picture sharpness

This image stabilisation lens has a newly developed system that can achieve stabilizer effects equivalent to approximately 3 stops in terms of shutter speed. It further has high-resolution, high-contrast optical capability, and dust - and moisture-resistance, making this one of the most advanced and robust models in its class.

Short summary description Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM:
This short summary of the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM, 23/18, 70 - 200 mm
Long summary description Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM. Lens structure (elements/groups): 23/18, Focal length range (f-f): 70 - 200 mm, Closest focusing distance: 1.4 m. Diameter: 8.62 cm, Filter size: 7.7 cm, Length: 19.7 cm. Magnification: 0.17x
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Lens system
Lens structure (elements/groups)*
The way in which a camera lens is constructed.
Focal length range (f-f)
Measure of how strongly the system converges or diverges light. For an optical system in air, it is the distance over which initially collimated rays are brought to a focus. A system with a shorter focal length has greater optical power than one with a long focal length; that is, it bends the rays more strongly, bringing them to a focus in a shorter distance.For an optical system in air, the effective focal length (f and f′) gives the distance from the front and rear principal planes (H and H′) to the corresponding focal points (F and F′).
70 - 200 mm
Image stabilizer*
This camera function compensates for slight shaking movements caused by an unstable position and ensures smooth footage even in suboptimal conditions.
Number of diaphragm blades
Closest focusing distance*
1.4 m
Maximum aperture number*
The maximum size of the hole through which light enters a camera.
Weight & dimensions
Diameter *
Distance from one side of a body (circle or sphere) to the other side, measured by a straight line passing through the centre of the body.
8.62 cm
Filter size *
A filter is a screen, plate, or layer of a substance which absorbs light or other radiation or selectively absorbs some of its components e.g. a UV filter to reduce UV light. Filters come in various sizes.
7.7 cm
Length *
The measurement or extent of something from end to end.
19.7 cm
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
1.57 kg
Other features
The degree to which something is or can be magnified (made to appear larger than it is).