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Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Review

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Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens Review
The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens delivers impressive image quality, focuses accurately very
fast and has top-of-the-line build quality, 4-stop Image Stabilization, weather sealing and a very useful
focal length range. This is now my favorite and one of my most-used lenses.
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens On Camera:
Actually, I have many favorite lenses, but overall, the 70-200 f/2.8 II is now my most-favorite - a status the
predecessor to this lens, the
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens
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  • Page 1 Tw eet Reviews Tools News Galleries Community Site Index Review s > Canon Zoom Lens Review s > Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens Review Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens Review Bryan Recom m ends...
  • Page 2 One of the first hints of the version II's improvements came from Canon's theoretical MTF charts. The higher the lines in a Canon MTF chart, the better the lens can be expected to perform optically. The Canon MTF chart comparison below shows an expected noticeable wide open aperture image quality improvement in the new lens.
  • Page 3 EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lenses I tested and the first version 70-200 f/2.8 IS lenses using the ISO 12233 Chart Comparison Tool. Especially note the darkness of the black details when comparing the two 70-200 L IS lens versions.
  • Page 4 18/04/13 Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens Review f/2.8 f/4.0 f/5.6 f/8.0 f/2.8 f/4.0 f/5.6 f/8.0 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II 70mm: 100mm: f/2.8 f/4.0 f/5.6 f/8.0 f/2.8 f/4.0 f/5.6 f/8.0 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS I 70mm: 100mm: f/2.8...
  • Page 5 Unlike with precision image quality testing, event and most other typical uses for this lens rely on autofocus. The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens is equipped with a very fast, quiet Ring USM (Ultrasonic Motor) AF system.
  • Page 6 A zoom telephoto lens is great for tracking approaching action while maintaining proper framing. This example was shot at 123mm and f/2.8 using a Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III. The sharp plane of focus is on the rider as I intended.
  • Page 7 5D Mark II tighter framing at 200mm. I am finding that the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens autofocuses fast enough for sports with either extender attached (on a body at least). I am especially pleased with the results from the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV 98-280mm f/4 IS-equivalent lens the the 1.4x extender creates.
  • Page 8 Canon L Series Lens And your expectations of the lens go up. Great build quality is one of those expectations - and the Canon EF 70- 200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens again does not let us down.
  • Page 9 - as is protecting the front lens element. Canon knows how to make a great 70-200mm lens. When someone is looking for a second lens, one of the Canon EF 70-200mm L Lenses is my most frequently recommendation. And there is one that is just right for www.the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/Canon-EF-70-200mm-f-2.8-L-IS-II-USM-Lens-Review.aspx...
  • Page 10 Here is a look at a focal length and aperture comparison created using the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens and a (full frame).
  • Page 11 18/04/13 Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens Review f/2.8 f/4.0 f/5.6 f/8.0 f/11.0 f/16.0 70mm 100mm f/2.8 f/4.0 f/5.6 f/8.0 f/11.0 f/16.0 f/2.8 f/4.0 f/5.6 f/8.0 f/11.0 f/16.0 135mm f/2.8 f/4.0 f/5.6 f/8.0 f/11.0 f/16.0 200mm Drag your mouse vertically over the mouseover labels to see a focal length comparison (all images were captured from the same tripod position).
  • Page 12 Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0 L IS USM Lens even better image quality and of course, IS. Relative to the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens, the f/4 IS has more CA at the longer half of the focal length range and more vignetting at f/4. Otherwise, the both of these lenses have impressive image quality.
  • Page 13 DSLRs, but this is a great lens for any 1D Mark IV Canon EOS DSLR I consider the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens to be the second most important lens in my kit with the first being a more general purpose lens in focal length range.
  • Page 14 18/04/13 Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens Review Fund New : Sell the Used: Sell Used Gear at B&H Photo (learn more) | © 2013 The Digital Picture, LLC | Help Contact Us Terms of Use Bryan Carnathan "Powered By Christ!"...