Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM reviews: Telephoto Lens

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+ This lens scores high on build quality. - It has no outstanding negative points.

£1189 at 1 retailer out of 419 retailers checked

9.4 out of 10 based on 71 reviews.
Diameter: 8.46 cm, 19.36 See full product description

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Most helpful reviews

Andrew, Stonehaven Keen photographer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
The product itself I knew was a good quality item before buying it and has worked excellently, and at a great price.
Bad points:
It is heavy but that is what I expected for a lens of this size
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Nov 2014

James, Manchester, United Kingdom

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Doesn't have image stabiliser.
Overall rating 5.0
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1 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 26 Feb 2015

Stephen, Menai Bridge Keen hobbyist.

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very well built. At f2.8 I find it difficult to focus. A very narrow dof. Something I am working on. It's early days yet.
Bad points:
Nothing to report so far.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 7.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 18 Jun 2015

Darren,

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Superb product, very happy with the results. Well worth the money.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 15 Apr 2015

Ian, Leicester Keen amateur photographer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Crisp images, rapid auto focus, solid build
Bad points:
A bit heavy, and I would have liked closer focus.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Oct 2013

derek, South Wales

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
f2.8 aperture
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Aug 2015

Imelda, Maidstone Qualified professional photographer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Amazing build quality
Sharp images
Fantastic lens
Bad points:
On the heavy side, due to the build quality
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 02 Jun 2015

Product Features

Type of lens Telephoto
Diameter in cm 8.46
Length in cm 19.36
Weight (g) 1310
Type of image stabiliser No
Lens Fitting Canon AF
 

Manufacturer's Description

Features

  • Lens construction: 18 elements in 15 groups
  • Diagonal angle of view: 34°-12°
  • Focus adjustment: Inner focusing system with USM
  • Closest focusing distance: 1.5m / 4.9ft
  • Zoom system: Rotating type
  • Filter size: 77mm

One of the finest telephoto zoom lenses in the EF line, comparable to a single focal length lens. It has four UD-glass elements to correct chromatic aberrations. The newly designed multiple zoom groups for inner focusing bring high image quality throughout the entire zooming range. Compatible with Extender EF 1.4x and 2×.


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