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Canon Zoom lens EF28-300mm 3.5-5.6 L IS USM

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Long product name Canon Zoom lens EF28-300mm 3.5-5.6 L IS USM :
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Zoom lens EF28-300mm 3.5-5.6 L IS USM
Canon Zoom lens EF28-300mm 3.5-5.6 L IS USM:
The official marketing text of Canon Zoom lens EF28-300mm 3.5-5.6 L IS USM as supplied by the manufacturer

From wide to telephoto - instantly. Frame your shots at will with revered L-Series quality: approx. 11x zoom with Image Stabilizer and silent, fast auto focus. Ultimate quality, ultimate versatility.


11x zoom
L-series quality
Image Stabilizer
Minimum focusing distance 0.7m
Full-time manual focus
Dust-proof, drip-proof construction
Circular aperture diaphragm
E-TTL II distance metering
Lens coatings optimised for digital cameras

With an ultra-high approx. 11x zoom range covering everything from wide-angle to super-telephoto, Canon's latest professional series 'white lens' is designed for professional photographers looking to limit lens changes and overall kit weight. With Image Stabilization (IS) and high speed, silent auto focus, this superbly specified lens delivers what others can only imagine.

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Canon Zoom lens EF28-300mm 3.5-5.6 L IS USM, 8.25°, 3.03" (7.7 cm), 3.68 lbs (1.67 kg), 0.3x

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Canon Zoom lens EF28-300mm 3.5-5.6 L IS USM. Diagonal angle of view (max): 8.25°. Filter size: 3.03" (7.7 cm), Weight: 3.68 lbs (1.67 kg). Magnification: 0.3x

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3.03" (7.7 cm)
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3.68 lbs (1.67 kg)
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The Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM ($2,689) is a bit of an oddity when compared with other modern lenses. Its push-pull design requires you to handle it like a trombone to zoom, and its high-end build quality (and price) are rare for an all-in-one zo...
Good 10.7x zoom range. Fullframe compatibility. Reasonably sharp through most of its range. Includes lens hood and tripod collar.
Bad Expensive. Noticeable distortion. Soft edges. Pushpull zoom design. Some color fringing...
Bottom line Canon's EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM lens covers an incredible zoom range and works with full-frame cameras, but its price and just-ok optics make it a tough sell...
The Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 USM L IS is a fairly recent (2004) addition to the Canon lens lineup. It is the successor of the EF 35-350mm f/3.5-5.6 USM L, a lens which was and still is popular in the press community and among travel photographers...
Bottom line The Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 USM L IS is an impressive piece of engineering. However, its immense zoom range doesnt come without compromises - especially on a high resolution full format DSLR. The resolution figures are actually pretty good in the...
Canon have announced two new lenses which are fully compatible with all Canon EOS camera bodies and which will also offer full support of Canons new EOS ETTL II flash system, currently found on the Canon EOS Elan 7N/7NE and the Canon EOS 1D mark II...
Because of its super wide focal length range, the Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 L IS USM Lens has a super wide range of uses. Think of all the subjects you can find that need a focal length between 28mm and 300mm. Wide landscapes, group pictures, portra...
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