The Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM is a high quality telephoto lens. This length of lens makes it a good choice if you are looking to photograph wildlife or sports subjects. With those subjects you may be looking to defocus the backgrounds of your shots. To ensure smooth, circular bokeh the EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM has an 8 blade circular aperture.
For reducing unwanted blur, Canon have built in image stabilisation. They have also included an ultrasonic motor (USM) to help ensure faster focusing times. The EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM has two UD (Ultra Low Dispersion) elements and is also resistant to dust and water.
Specialist subject: Nature
Minimum Focal Length
Maximum Focal Length
Closest Focusing Distance
89 x 143mm
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Specification