The sleek and compact EF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 IS II USM has an impressive 70-300mm focal range, helping you capture a variety of subjects from a distance, and whilst on-the-move, whether you're looking to shoot sports, wildlife, action or movies. Offering Nano USM for cutting edge AF and optical technology suited for photography and movies this lens is a welcome addition to any kit bag for advanced users of the EOS System. Designed to use with either APS-C or Full Frame cameras - it's a high performance lens to get closer to the action and create impactful results to capture the moment.
High Performance Focusing
Breakthrough Nano USM focusing technology offers fast focus acquisition, exceptional tracking speed combined with smooth, quiet operation
Superb Image Quality
Advance optical design utilises an ultra-low dispersion (UD) lens element to reduce chromatic aberration, for sharp images with outstanding colour & contrast
Stay Informed with a Built In Lens Information Display
The first Canon Lens to feature an electronic Lens Information Display ideal for advanced photographers requiring visible shooting information in real-time
Ideal for Movie Makers
Nano USM gives a natural look & feel - the quiet motor ensuring that soundtracks aren't disturbed by focusing noise and providing smooth focus transitions
Angle of view (Horizontal) 29º - 6º 50'
Angle of view (Vertical) 19º 30' - 4º 35'
Angle of view (Diagonal) 34º - 8º 15'
Lens construction (elements/groups) 17 elements / 12 groups
No. of diaphragm blades 9
Minimum aperture 32-45
Closest focussing distance 1.2m
Maximum magnification 0.25 (at 300mm)
Distance Information Yes
Image stabilizer 4 stops
AF actuator Nanon USM
Filter diameter 67mm
Max diameter 80mm
Minimum aperture ¹ Minimum aperture if using 1/3stop increments
EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM Lens
Lens Cap E-67 II
Lens Dust Cap E