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

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
alaAverage 4.7

129 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 reviews of Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 95/100.

Review analysis

(Based on 129 reviews)

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Expert review by: Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

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

 

The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens is the go-to telezoom for many a pro shooter; its excellent optics make it a clear Editors' Choice.

Sharp from edge to edge. Optically stabilized. Constant f/2.8 aperture. Includes hood and tripod collar

Some distortion at 70mm. Heavy. Expensive

The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM ($2,499) is a lens that you'll often see attached to the cameras of wedding and event photographers, photojournalists, and sports shooters. It's got a very useful short telephoto to telephoto zoom range, a maximum...

Mar, 2014

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

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

 

The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L 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...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: Dan Havlik (pdngearguide.com)

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

 

Canon's latest workhorse zoom lens for professionals is a real thoroughbred.

Improved Optical Image Stabilizer lets you hand-hold lens at slower shutter speeds while getting sharp results; excellent sharpness overall; fluorite and UD glass elements nearly eliminate chromatic aberrations; fast and quiet autofocus; wider focus...

Previous lens is still a very solid option; heavy; expensive

If there’s anything I can say against buying the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM it’s that there’s a reason the previous lens was in Canon’s line-up for so long. The older 70-200mm f/2.8 is an excellent piece of glass and the type of workhorse that’s hard...

Dec, 2012
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Expert review by: George Schaub (shutterbug.com)

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

 

Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 Lens: A variety of switches on the barrel allow for range delimiting, AF/MF operation, up to 4-stop image stabilization and IS mode selection. Perhaps the most versatile of all moderate tele zoom focal lengths, the 70-200mm or...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Ken Rockwell (kenrockwell.com)

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

 

The Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II is a favorite lens of thousands of professional photographers because of its fabulous optics, instant autofocus and tough mechanics.

Feb, 2011

TIPA Award!

Expert review by: (tipa.com)

Canon EF 70-200 mm f/2,8L IS II USM

 

El nuevo objetivo Canon EF 70-200 mm f/2,8L IS II USM aporta una gran mejora de la velocidad del enfoque automático, de la estabilización de la imagen y de la calidad óptica respecto a su legendario predecesor, algo que no resultaba fácil de conseguir....

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: Jim Fisher (itreviews.co.uk)

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

 

The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens is the go-to telezoom for many a pro shooter; its excellent optics make it a clear Editors' Choice.

Mar, 2014

Expert review by: (ephotozine.com)

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

 

Gary Wolstenholme reviews the latest incarnation of Canon's 70-200mm f/2.8 lens.

Excellent weather sealed build; Lightening quick focusing; Effective four stop stabiliser; Very sharp at all apertures and focal lengths

Falloff of illumination towards the corners at 200mm

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: What Digital Camera (whatdigitalcamera.com)

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

 
Dec, 2010

Expert review by: LensTip.com (lenstip.com)

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

 

the work against bright light should have been better.

Nov, 2010
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