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Canon 500 mm / F 4,0 L IS USM II

Canon 500 mm / F 4,0 L IS USM II
alaAverage 4.9

209 reviews

Aug, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 209 reviews of Canon 500 mm / F 4,0 L IS USM II. The average rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and size. There are some mixed comments about the reliability and price.

usability, size, design

On average, users rate this product 97/100 and experts rate this product 100/100.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon 500 mm / F 4,0 L IS USM II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Canon 500 mm / F 4,0 L IS USM II from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability, but some have doubts about the reliability.

size, usability, design

reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon EF 500mm f/4.0 L IS USM LensCanon EF 500mm f/4.0 L IS USM Lens

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon 500 mm / F 4,0 L IS USM II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 102 user reviews of Canon 500 mm / F 4,0 L IS USM II from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.com. People really like the size. The usability is also appreciated, but there are some mixed opinions about the reliability and price.

usability, size

99% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM Super Telephoto Lens for Canon SLR CamerasCanon 500D 72mm Close Up LensCanon 500D 58mm Close up Lens for Canon S2 IS, S3 IS, Pro 1 and Pro 90 Digital Cameras

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: (the-digital-picture.com)

Canon EF 500mm f/4.0 L IS USM Lens

 

The Canon EF 500mm f/4.0 L IS USM Lens is considered a Super Telephoto Lens

I was laughing when I took the picture, but I have gotten many more laughs from the online discussions that have occurred over this picture. Just to set the record straight ... 1. I did not use the 500 to tie the girl down. 2. I did not make her carry...

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Expert review by: (the-digital-picture.com)

Canon EF 500mm f/4.0 L IS II USM Lens

 

The Canon EF 500mm f/4.0 L IS II USM Lens is expected to be available in 2011. A Canon EF 500mm f/4.0 L IS II USM Lens review is planned upon availability of this lens

Expert review by: Bryan Carnathan (the-digital-picture.com)

Canon 500D Close-up Lens Review

 

Looking for Macro photography capabilities without spending a large sum of money? There are several ways to accomplish this, but Extensions tubes are one of the least expensive methods. The Canon 500D Close-up Lens is another.

Expert review by: Webmaster (digitalphotographygear.com)

Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM Lens Review

 

The Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM super telephoto lens is one of the biggest lenses in production. Canon has only made a few larger. Fortunately, its massive size and weight match the optical

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: (itreviews.co.uk)

Canon - IXUS 500

 

There is little doubt that Canon is a market leader when it comes to digital cameras, and the IXUS range is right at the top of company's popularity tables. Digital cameras get 'refreshed' at regular periods, ...

The IXUS 500 is a smashing little camera that does pretty much all you'd expect from something that's basically an upgrade to the already decent IXUS 400. However it rankles that for all the attention to design detail, Canon chooses not to supply a...

Apr, 2004

Consumer review by: Piotr (jr.com)

Excellent Wildlife & Sport Lens

 

It can be hand-held but i recommend a monopod

Consistent Output","Durable","Fast \/ accurate auto-focus","Nice Bokeh","Rugged","Strong Construction

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Camster (jr.com)

Great lens if your budget can afford it

 

Using primarly for shooting wildlife. Takes some getting used to to be able to track fast moving objects due to the limited field of view. Produces very sharp images even when used with the 1.4 Extender II. Can be hand held very briefy, a bean bag or...

Quick Focus","Sharp Focus

Heavy

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: wd (canon.com)

Excellent!

 

I had wanted the original 500 for a long time. Finally was able to buy the new model. Not cheap, but it has already has allowed me to take pictures that were not feasible before. Very pleased.

excellent image quality

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: holzphoto (canon.com)

Superlight Super telephoto

 

The canon 500mm II is a masterpiece. Version I was as well, but somehow, some way canon managed to shave 1.5 lbs off of this lens. For travel and hiking this lens cannot be beat. The lens seems to AF slower with the series III tele converters vs the...

Fast auto-focus , Superior build quality , Super-sharp images , weight

price , slow af w/ series iii teleconverters

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: macman (slrgear.com)

Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM review by macman

 

I had always dreamed of owning a big white one day, well that day came and what a lens it turned out to be. Fantastic image quality, even with the 1.4 converter it produces stunning images.

Image quality, image quality, image quality

Weight, but then I suppose that is to be expected

Nov, 2010

Product Specifications

Canon is recognized around the world for its innovations and advancements in the field of optical technology. Nothing is more of a testament to this than these lenses. Enter the world of Canon lenses and discover the virtually unlimited photographic possibilities.This double-element close-up lens is designed for EF lenses and PowerShot Pro90 IS.

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabiliser: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Application:SLR Camera
Bayonet Compatibility:Canon
Product Type:Single Focal Length Lens
Usage:Digital + Analogue Cameras
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