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Canon EF 70-300 F4/5.6 IS USM

Canon EF 70-300 F4/5.6 IS USM


Canon EF 70-300MM F4/5.6L IS USM

The EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM is part of Canon's prestigious L series offering performance excellence with a versatile zoom range and superb image quality in a robust and compact design.

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  • Features

    * High performance telephoto zoom lens
    * Part of Canon's acclaimed L series
    * 4 stop Image Stabilizer
    * Two UD elements
    * Highly resistant to dust and water
    * 8 blade circular aperture
    * Quiet & fast autofocus
    * Compatible with a tripod collar

    High performance telephoto zoom lens
    With a focal length range of 70-300mm, the EF 70-300mm f4-5.6L IS USM is a compact and versatile telephoto zoom lens delivering exceptional image quality. Ideal for wildlife and sports photographers, as well as photo journalism and portraiture.

    L-series quality
    The L-series is Canon's flagship professional lens range, representing the best in precision-designed EF optics. L-series lenses combine superior performance with superlative handling, and are highly resistant to dust and moisture.

    4-stop Image Stabilizer
     A 4-stop optical Image Stabilizer - specially designed for the lens' specific focal length range - works to counteract image blur, which can occur during handheld shooting, or at slow shutter speeds. Automatic panning detection ensures effective performance when tracking moving subjects and, as the IS system is based in the lens, results are visible through the viewfinder during framing. 

    Two UD elements
    Chromatic aberration is virtually eliminated by the inclusion of two UD lenses, ensuring optimum image quality and sharpness.

    Creative background blur
    An 8 blade circular aperture on the EF 70-300mm f4-5.6L IS USM creates beautiful background blur, making your subject stand out with dramatic effect.

    Fast, quiet auto focus
    A ring USM (Ultrasonic motor) uses ultrasonic frequency vibrations to drive extremely rapid auto focus with near-silent operation. A high-speed CPU and optimised AF algorithms contribute further to AF speed. Good holding torque stops the focusing lens group without overshoot. Full time electronic manual focus override is available without having to switch out of AF mode.

  • Image size -
    35mm film equivalent focal length -
    Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) 29º - 6º 50', 19º 30' - 4º 35', 34º - 8º 15'
    Lens construction (elements/groups) 19/14
    No. of diaphragm blades 8
    Minimum aperture 32-45
    Closest focusing distance (m) 1.2
    Maximum magnification (x) 0.21 (at 300mm)
    Distance information Provided
    Image stabilizer 4-stops
    AF actuator Ring USM¹
    Dust/moisture resistance Yes¹
    Filter diameter (mm) 67
    Max. diameter x length (mm) 89 x 143
    Weight (g) 1050
    Magnification - Extension Tube EF12 II 0.29-0.04
    Magnification - Extension Tube EF25 II 0.38-0.09
    Lens hood ET-73B
    Soft case LP1424
    Extenders NC
  • Lens Cashback - up to £370

    Cashback on selected Canon lenses, when bought with selected compatible Canon Cameras. For full list of included cameras and lenses, click here.

    Lens and camera body must be purchased between 23/03/16 and 31/01/17, but they do not need to be bought together.

    Only one lens claim per camera body can be made. i.e. If you buy two lenses, you may only claim for the cashback on one.


    Lens Cashback cannot be combined with any other promotion. If there is a season promotion, such as Summer Cashback, you may claim either cashback value, not both. If you have already claimed cashback on the camera body, you may not claim cashbask with the Lens Cashback promotion.

    Lens Cashback is not valid on standard camera kits, i.e. Canon EOS 80D & 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM. It is valid on any Wilkinson Camera kits, such as the EOS 1D X Mark II & EF 100-400mm - if you have any doubt, please contact us before making a purchase.


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Additional Information

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Manufacturer Canon
Model 70-300MM F4/5.6L
MPN 4426B005AA