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Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM

Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM
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26 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM. The average rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Reviews about the design and size are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, size, design

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

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

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

 

This review was created side-by-side with the Canon EF 600mm f/4.0 L IS II USM Lens review.These are very similar lenses that arrived at the same time, so you are sure to see many similarities between these reviews.The 500 L IS II is essentially the...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

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

 

There's not much to add here that the technical report doesn't make abundantly clear: for the price this lens commands, it provides the ultimate telephoto lens experience, with quality second to none, a feature set with a learning curve, and a suitcase...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review (warehouseexpress.com)

A lens at its best

 

I'm so impressed with the spec, handling & results that I wanted to add to my original review. I have now used the lens in very extreme lighting situations & I'm very impressed. it certainly produces the results. Shots attached are: 1 with panned in...

Durable ; Great Features ; Great Picture Quality ; Lightweight ; Simple Controls

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (warehouseexpress.com)

Grat addition to my kit

 

A great addition to my arsenal, as its a big gun. As you'd expect the quality & clarity is superb with great focus in manual & AF modes. Would recommend a gimbal tripod head for ease of use but I have had excellent results hand held. I had considered...

Durable ; Great Features ; Great Picture Quality ; Simple Controls

None

May, 2016

Consumer review (warehouseexpress.com)

Grat addition to my kit

 

A great addition to my arsenal, as its a big gun. As you\'d expect the quality & clarity is superb with great focus in manual & AF modes. Would recommend a gimbal tripod head for ease of use but I have had excellent results hand held. I had considered...

Durable","Great Features","Great Picture Quality","Simple Controls

None

May, 2016

Consumer review (warehouseexpress.com)

Very sharp want it buy it

 

A very sharp and fast lens

Durable","Great Features","Great Picture Quality","Lightweight

Bulky

Sep, 2015

Consumer review (warehouseexpress.com)

Very sharp want it buy it

 

A very sharp and fast lens

Durable ; Great Features ; Great Picture Quality ; Lightweight

Bulky

Sep, 2015

Consumer review (warehouseexpress.com)

Amazing Lens

 

I had previously owned the MK I version of this lens back in 2006, and having recently got back into wildlife photography, decided to purchase the MK II version. This version is a little bit lighter than the MK I, allowing me to handhold (if required)...

Great Features","Great Picture Quality","Incredibly Sharp","Simple Controls

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (warehouseexpress.com)

Amazing Lens

 

I had previously owned the MK I version of this lens back in 2006, and having recently got back into wildlife photography, decided to purchase the MK II version. This version is a little bit lighter than the MK I, allowing me to handhold (if required)...

Great Features ; Great Picture Quality ; Incredibly Sharp ; Simple Controls

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (warehouseexpress.com)

Best lens yet

 

This is an expensive lens but worth the investment. For wildlife photography its invaluable. my biggest worry was its weight but i have been able to hand hold this lens all be it for short periods but its got me some really great photos. would...

Durable ; Great Features ; Great Picture Quality ; Simple Controls

Jun, 2014