Please note: This is now a Legacy Item meaning it is out of production, can’t be replaced, and our copies are going to be older than our average lens. We really recommend the 70-200 f2.8 IS version II unless you just really need this version.
Also called the “photojournalist’s lens”, the 70-200 f/2.8L IS is known for providing extremely sharp images, even with the aperture wide open. Its wide aperture and IS allow handheld shooting and creative opportunities in the most demanding conditions. The image quality is as good as most prime lenses. If you haven’t used one before, this is a rather heavy lens— twice the weight of the 70-200 f/4L or 70-200 f/4L IS.
It’s a remarkable lens and by far our most popular rental. We now have COPIES copies of this lens and still have trouble keeping it in stock, so we suggest reserving it in advance if possible. For those who know they will be shooting at fast shutter speeds the f/2.8 non-IS offers the same image quality at a lower cost.
This lens does come with the tripod mounting ring and lens hood.
- Filter Size
- 77mm (nonrotating front element)
- 3.25 lb (with tripod collar)
- Minimum Focusing Distance
- 4.6 feet
- Maximum Magnification
- Angle of view: (full frame)
- 12 to 34 degrees
- Zoom method
- Image Stabilization
- 2.5 stop, 1.5th Generation, tripod sensing
- Focusing System
- Internal, Full time active, USM motor, focus limiter switch
- Aperture Blades
- 8, curved, octagonal aperture shape
- Low Dispersion Elements
- Fluorite Elements
- Aspherical Elements
- Weather Resistant
- Flare Resistance
- Moderate ghosting, minimal to moderate flare
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