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  • Standard Zoom
  • Hybrid Image Stabilization
  • Dust and Water Resistance
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CANON EF 24-70MM F4L IS USM LENS Original:$1,470.01! Save:$320.02!

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  • Standard Zoom
  • Hybrid Image Stabilization
  • Dust and Water Resistance
  • Filter Diameter: 77mm
  • Complement to full-frame DSLRs
  • With 2 aspheric and 2 UD elements, the EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM delivers high-quality images with excellent detail throughout the entire zoom range
  • A 9-blade circular diaphragm delivers beautiful, soft backgrounds
  • It offers a minimum focusing distance of 1.25 ft. / 0.38m across the entire zoom range and has a macro mode at the telephoto end with up to 0.7x magnification (minimum focusing distance becomes 7.87 in. / 0.2m) and is easily accessible with a one-touch switch
  • It features a Hybrid IS system with up to 4 stops of stabilization, compensating for both angular and shift types of camera shake, delivering effective stabilization even in macro
  • Inner focusing and ring-type USM deliver, fast, quiet AF, and full-time manual focus is available for manual focusing even while in AF mode
  • The durable EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM is sealed for excellent dust and water resistance plus has fluorine coating on the front and rear elements reducing smears and fingerprints Compact and lightweight, it's the perfect L-series lens for photographers on the go
  • Focal Length and Maximum Aperture: 24-70mm 1:4
  • Lens Construction: 15 elements in 12 groups
  • Diagonal Angle of View: 84 degrees - 34 degrees
  • Focus Adjustment: Inner focusing system
  • Closest Focusing Distance: 1.25 ft. / 0.38m
  • Filter Diameter: 77mm
  • Max. Diameter x Length: 3.3 x 3.7 inches / approx. 21oz.
  • Weight: 83.4 x 93mm / approx. 600g

Lens Performance
Lens Type:Digital SLR Lenses
Focal Length:24-70mm
Maximum Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture (Max. & Min.):Max: f/4.0, Min: f/22
Camera Mount Type:Canon EF
Format Compatibility:35mm Film/Full-Frame Digital Sensor, Canon (APS-C)
Angle of View:84-34 degrees
Minimum Focus Distance:0.38m
Maximum Close-Up Magnification:0.70x
Groups/Elements:12 Groups/15 Elements
Diaphragm Blades:9
Lens Features
Image Stabilization:Yes
Tripod Collar:No
Filter Thread:77mm
Dimensions (DxL):3.3x3.7"
Additional Information
Warranty:1 year manufacturer warranty

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  • August 26, 2015
  • By: Harold

The Canon 24-70/4 L IS lens is an excellent lens by just about any standard. It's main (minor) failing is that it is not quite as good as the Canon 24-70/2.8 L II. By any other standard it is a great lens. It may be that the specific lens I received is a good one; it is actually better than my f/2.8 version II at focal lengths of 28, 35 and 50mm, and only slightly inferior at 24 and 70mm. (This is of course at apertures of f/4 to f/11. If you need f/2.8, you will need the f/2.8. Beyond f/11 all lenses are pretty much the same.) It is better than any other 24-70 I have used (which includes lenses by Sony/Minolta, Zeiss, and Nikon.) One word of advice: if you don't need the IS function, switch it off. IS works by de-centering certain of the lens elements. I'm sure the designers have worked hard to minimize the effects this has focus, but it does tilt the focal plane a bit. As a result one will find focus at the edges may be a bit in front or behind the focus in the image center when IS is "on". This is not unique to Canon; it happens to some degree with all IS (or VR) lenses in my experience. Is this a good lens to use on your Canon 5DSR? In a word, Yes! I would not hesitate to recommend it for use on the 5DS or 5DSR. Is it better at 40 mm than the 40/2.8 STM? No, but you probably will not see the difference in your 30 by 40 inch prints unless you place them next to one another and examine closely. Can you use it wide open at f/4? Absolutely! Your main problem will be darkening in the extreme corners; sharpness should be fine. I do see some flare when shooting into the sun.

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