In Focus: EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM

The EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM is a telephoto zoom lens that has a relatively light weight of 710g, providing excellent mobility especially for bird and landscape photography. Check out the review articles below and see for yourself what this lens is capable of!


The EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM is a telephoto zoom lens that is unexpectedly compact and lightweight, and that is one of its highlights, especially to landscape photographers who often end up going on long hikes to get their ideal shots. In this article, GOTO AKI shares with us some images taken with the lens as he tells us more about what makes this lens so attractive. (Reported by GOTO AKI)


The EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM is a compact, lightweight super-telephoto zoom lens capable of image quality on par with that of L-series lenses. We take a look at its performance in bird photography. (Reported by Gaku Tozuka)


The new EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM is equipped with Nano USM, an ultrasonic motor technology that enables seamless AF drive, as well as an LCD lens information display panel, which is introduced for the first time in the EF lens series. In addition, enhancements have also been made to the lens construction and layout of the elements for better depictive performance. In the following, let us look at the appealing features of this lens using examples from rail photography. (Reported by: Koji Yoneya)


Canon announced its new EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM lens on 15 September 2016. Driven by Nano USM, this telephoto zoom lens is expected to provide images with a higher definition. (Reported by: Makoto Suzuki (Digital Camera Watch))



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EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM



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