Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Overview

Announced Aug 26, 2010 •
Telephoto prime lens | Canon EF | 4411B002
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Announced Aug 26, 2010
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The Canon EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM is an updated version of an earlier design, and is designed for use with Canon's full-frame and APS-C DSLRs. Featuring a completely new optical design and lighter weight construction, this weather-sealed lens is built for hard, professional use. Highlights include Sub Wavelength Structure coating on lens elements, plus water-repellant Fluorine coatings on the front and rear elements. Also new is an image stabilization mode which activates stabilization only during exposure, and a 'Power Focus' mode for video shooting. The upgrades are rounded off by the addition of repositionable AF stop buttons and a choice of tripod mounts.

Quick specs
Lens type Prime lens
Focal length 300 mm
Image stab. Yes (4 stops claimed)
Lens mount Canon EF
Max aperture F2.8
Min aperture F32
Min focus 2.00 m (78.74)
Max magnification 0.18×
Weight 2400 g (5.29 lb)
Length 249 mm (9.8)

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