All pricing in Canadian Dollars.

CANON EF 500MM F4L IS II USM LENS

Webcode: 010CAN116

Share this item:
Canon L Series: The Mark of Distinction

Original: $13,159.36

Sale Price: $11,699.99 Save:$1,459.37!

Online Availability:
Usually ships in 24-48 hours but stock is low.

Online Shopping Availability:

In Stock - Usually ships in 24-48 hours but stock is low. Might take 3-4 days to ship out.

In-Store Shopping

This product is unavailable for in-store shopping
Rebates Available (PDF):

Product Highlights :
  • Super Telephoto Lens
  • Three Image Stabilization Modes
  • Power Focus Mode
See more details...

*****5 of 5 (1 Reviews) Write a Review

Recycling Fee May Apply.


Henry's Extended Life Plan

Add To Wishlist
What Do you need with this item?
Scroll down to see our list of essentials and recommended items.
Special Offers
0 special offers available with this item:
Default Image
CANON EF 500MM F4L IS II USM LENS Original:$13,159.36! Save:$1,459.37!

Sale Price: $11,699.99

Usually ships in 24-48 hours but stock is low.

Add To Cart

Cart ImageYour item has been added to your cart!
Nice Choice! Would you like to protect your investment?
Henrys Extended Life Plan IEMan

Extend the Life of Manufacturer’s Warranty
H.E.L.P begins after your default manufacturer’s warranty ends. Thereby extending your warranty by up to three additional years!

Anti-Lemon Policy
If your product requires repair more than twice during the warranty period it will be exchanged for a comparable model of the kind and quality.

Global Coverage
We have your back where ever your photographic journey takes you.

Transferable
Should you decide to sell your purchase down the road, our HELP plans are completely transferable to the new owner.

LEARN MORE ABOUT HELP




2 Year HELP for $879.99. That's Like $73.33/month!
3 Year HELP for $1,099.99. That's Like $91.67/month!

CANON EF 500MM F4L IS II USM LENS


 
  • Super Telephoto Lens
  • Three Image Stabilization Modes
  • Power Focus Mode
  • Filter Size: 52mm Drop-In
  • Fluorite optics that deliver sharper images with less chromatic aberration
  • Lighter weight thanks to magnesium and titanium construction elements
  • Because image stabilization technology in super telephoto lenses may inadvertently over-compensate and interfere with composing and framing distant or moving subjects, the EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM includes an advanced third Image Stabilization mode (Mode 3) that activates IS only when the shutter button is fully pressed. This allows users to pan fast-moving subjects and then activate IS only when it is precisely required
  • Additionally, all three IS modes give the equivalent effect of a shutter speed four stops faster, ideally positioning the Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM for professional action photography, from sports to nature
  • Power Focus mode enables smooth focus change when shooting video
  • Buttons and switches are designed for intuitive, deliberate operation
  • Dust and water sealing keeps the EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM functioning flawlessly in even the most challenging environments
  • Specifications:
  • Focal Length: 500mm
  • Maximum Aperture: f/4.0
  • Lens Construction: 16 elements in 12 groups (Including drop-in rear filter, Fluorite: G2 and G4, UD Lens: None)
  • Diagonal Angle of View: 5°
  • Focus Adjustment: Inner focusing system, with focusing cam
  • Closest Focusing Distance: 3.7m / 12.14 ft.
  • Filter Size: 52mm Drop-In
  • Max. Diameter x Length: 5.7" x 15.1"/ 146 x 383mm
  • Weight: approx. 112.5 oz. / approx. 3190g


Lens Performance
Lens Type:Digital SLR Lenses
Focal Length:500mm
Maximum Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture (Max. & Min.):Max: f/4.0, Min: f/32
Camera Mount Type:Canon EF
Format Compatibility:35mm Film/Full-Frame Digital Sensor, Canon (APS-C)
Angle of View:5 degrees
Minimum Focus Distance:4.0m
Maximum Close-Up Magnification:0.15x
Groups/Elements:12 Groups/16 Elements
Diaphragm Blades:9
Lens Features
Image Stabilization:Yes
Autofocus:Yes
Tripod Collar:Yes
Physical
Filter Thread:52mm
Dimensions (DxL):5.7x15.1"
Weight:3.19kg
Additional Information
Warranty:1 year manufacturer warranty

Ratings and Reviews

Average Customer Rating

*****5/5
Based on 1 Reviews

Write a Review
  • (1)
  • (0)
  • (0)
  • (0)
  • (0)



Product Reviews

  • *****
  • An astonishing piece of equipment

  • September 08, 2012
  • By: DW60

I have been using this lens for bird photography for about 4 months. Previously, I had been using the 300mm f/4.6. In terms of the optics and electronics, this lens is a quantum leap forward in every respect. What you read in the online reviews about the crispness of the image, the autofocus speed, the superior IS functionality, etc., is exactly right. Don't even think about using this lens without a top-quality monopod or a Gimbal head tripod, though; it's just too big and heavy. Transitioning from a smaller lens does take some getting used to, so be patient--not just because it is bigger and heavier, but because the smaller field of view makes target acquisition trickier, and because it has a longer minimum focus distance. You will miss some shots that you might have gotten with a smaller lens. But the shots you do get will be dramatically better!

1 person found this review helpful. Was this review helpful for you? Report As Inappropriate

Don't forget these items:

You've recently viewed:

Stay In Touch

Sign up for Henry's Weekly eNewsletter to be the first to hear about great deals and awesome new products!



Sub-Total:
Enter postal/zip code at your
full shopping cart for taxes and shipping.
Checkout
Reserve In Store
Email Postal Code