Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Announced Jan 5, 2010 •
Telephoto zoom lens | Canon EF
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Canon's update to its professional fast telezoom may look much the same on the outside, but internally it's been updated to give image quality that's quite simply the best in its class. Effective autofocus and image stabilization systems, plus full weather sealing, round off a compelling package.

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Gold Award
86%
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Good for

Professionals and advanced amateurs demanding the very finest image quality from a telephoto zoom

Not so good for

Applications for which portability or discretion is more valuable than outright image quality

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Review of Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
By: SLR Gear

This one's fairly straightforward: if you were looking, you probably were already thinking about getting this lens, and there's nothing to fault it. If absolutely need image stabilization and the sharpest, best image quality in a 70-200mm zoom, it's money well-spent. However, if you are less picky, you probably won't be disappointed with the tried-and-true original version of the 70-200mm f/2.8...

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