Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens Review


Canon EF 100 400mm F4

This eagerly awaited telephoto zoom lens replaces the old 100-400mm lens in Canon's lineup of professional lenses. Its predecessor was popular due to its relative compact size, light weight and good value for money. It sports a zoom range of just 4x and a maximum aperture of f/4.5-5.6 and differs to the old lens by not using a push-pull zoom mechanism, which was often criticised for sucking dust into the camera and offering poor weather sealing. This lens is sealed and Canon state that you can confidently shoot in poor weather conditions as a result. It also includes a four-stop image stabiliser, and costs around £2000. In this review we'll take a look at how the lens performs.

By: johnspel 1107 days ago
Except this lens weight, there really are no cons for me. I often purposefully try to find the cons and meld them into pros for all of my photography equipment. And if I try then this lens is probably too slow. That kind of thing depends on your shooting style and the conditions you most often shoot in. The Push/Pull is very quick and I like that this is one of the best trends. To sum up this lens are great, clear photos with powerful zoom capabilities.

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