Canon EF 70-300mm F4-5.6 IS II USM
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A powerful and affordable addition to your standard kit lens, this high-quality zoom will expand your photography and improve image quality from greater distances. Ideal for outdoor sports and wildlife photography, the EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM has a maximum 300 mm telephoto focal length, helping you get closer to your subject and fill your frame. The 9-bladed circular aperture helps separate your subject from its surroundings and create beautiful bokeh, whilst Nano USM technology focuses on your subject quickly and quietly. This makes this lens ideal for capturing stills of fast-moving subjects as well as creating natural looking pull-focus while shooting movies.
New Lens Information Display shows focusing distance, focal length and shake amount.
The EF 70–300mm f/4–5.6 IS II USM features a new integral Lens Information Display for fast access to a wide variety of lens information. This lets you see the information you need at a glance, and then get right back to taking photos. The focusing distance display mode provides the distance the lens is focusing and an estimate of the depth of field, while the focal length display mode shows the 35mm-equivalent focal length. In shake amount display mode, the Lens Information Display gives an estimate of how much the lens and the camera are moving. To aid viewing in different lighting conditions, both black text on a light background or light text on a black background are selectable.One UD Lens helps reduce chromatic aberration and delivers outstanding high-resolution and high-contrast results.
With an all-new design, the EF 70–300mm f/4–5.6 IS II USM features 12 groups with 17 total elements, including an optimally positioned UD lens. UD, or Ultra Low Dispersion, helps correct chromatic aberrations (colored halos around objects) while reducing color blurring and keeping overall detail high. This helps theEF 70–300mm f/4–5.6 IS II USMproduce sharp, high-contrast, richly colorful images throughout its zoom range.Image Stabilizer effect at up to 4* stops of shake correction helps capture sharp images.
For consistently sharp results, the EF 70–300mm f/4–5.6 IS II USM features an improved Image Stabilizer system that provides significantly enhanced shake reduction for up to 4 stops* of shutter speeds. This means more reliable handheld performance and clearer detail in low-light situations or at lower ISOs. Because of its enhanced stabilization, theEF 70–300mm f/4–5.6 IS II USMcan also help minimize the need for a tripod.Circular aperture (9 blades) helps deliver beautiful, soft backgrounds.
Thanks to its 9-blade, circular aperture, the EF 70–300mm f/4–5.6 IS II USM is capable of gorgeous, evocative out-of-focus areas and soft backgrounds throughout its zoom range. By delivering an incredible level of control over background blur, it helps you create intimacy and intensity in your photos and videos for impactful results.Full-time manual focus allows manual focus adjustment while in AF Mode.
The EF 70–300mm f/4–5.6 IS II USM offers complete manual control, even when AF is engaged, with a simple twist of the lens's focus ring. Additionally, full-time manual focus means it's easy to achieve and maintain focus manually, which can be especially handy when shooting video or composing still images on an SLR's screen.