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Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
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1874 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1874 reviews of Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. People really like the reliability and design. The size and usability also get good feedback.

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On average, users rate this product 89/100 and experts rate this product 83/100.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 198 user reviews of Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.co.uk.

96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM LensCanon EF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM Lens

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 641 user reviews of Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good feedback.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

98% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon Ef 70-300Mm F4-5.6 Is Usm Telephoto Zoom Lens With Optical Image Stabilizer With UV FilterCanon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens + Deluxe Accessory KitCanon EOS 6D 20.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera Body with 3.0-Inch LCD + Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens + Polaroid .43x High Definition Wide Angle

Feb, 2016

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

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens

 

With the introduction of the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens,Canon has replaced one of its most popular lenses and its first image stabilized lens - theCanon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS.The 75-300mm IS lens was popular because of its useful focal...

over the 70-300.There are a lot of happy Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens owners out there, so as always, you need to make the decision for yourself.

Oct, 2005

Expert review by: Webmaster (digitalphotographygear.com)

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens Review

 

The Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens was designed by Canon as a replacement for one of the most popular consumer-grade lenses on the market—the Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.5-5.6 IS. The EF 70-300mm

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: Bob Atkins (bobatkins.com)

Canon EF 70-300/4-5.6 IS USM

 
Dec, 2005

Expert review by: photodo (photodo.com)

REVIEW: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens Review

 
Jul, 2014

Expert review by: digicambuyer.co.uk (digicambuyer.co.uk)

Canon EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS USM

 

Good performance, decent value and excellent image stabilisation. However, it’s pretty bulky and suffers from ‘zoom creep’

Jan, 2013

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

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

 
May, 2009

Expert review by: photozone.de (photozone.de)

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 USM IS - Full Format Lab Test / Review

 

The Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 USM IS is a decent performer and a great value offer. It is capable of delivering superb results at 70mm (for a slow speed lens) and it's still pretty good at 200mm and even 300mm. The vignetting is comparatively moderate...

May, 2009

Expert review by: Robert Olech (lenstip.com)

Canon EF 70-300 mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

 

In September 1995, Canon introduced the world's first DSLR telephoto zoom lens equipped with picture stabilization - the Canon EF 75-300 mm f/4-5.6 IS USM. The lens had lots of admirers thanks to its good parameters and picture stabilization. It...

very good image resolution in the center of the frame ; good image quality on the edges of the frame (except for the area around the wide open aperture for 300 mm) ; well corrected chromatic aberration ; small distortion ; well corrected astigmatism ;...

the image resolution for 300 mm could be better ; weak against bright light ; autofocus, which could be described with one word - disaster

Sep, 2007

Expert review by: (photoreview.com.au)

Canon EF 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 IS USM Zoom Lens

 

An affordable long-zoom lens with two effective image stabilisation modes.Released concurrently with the EOS 5D, Canon's EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM telephoto zoom lens replaces the 10-year-old EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens. We tested it on Canon's...

Despite its length, the EF 70-300mm lens felt equally comfortable and well-balanced on both the EOS 30D and lighter EOS 300D cameras. For shots taken in bright light, with the sun above or to the rear, it produced images with good sharpness and colour...

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: Darren (digital photography blog)

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens

 

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens News Release Canon's new telephoto zoom lens with Image Stabiliser - the EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Canon, leader in photographic and imaging technology, is pleased to announce the launch of the EF70-300mm f/4-5.6...

IS dramatically reduces image blur caused by camera shake. The EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM features Canon's latest 3-stop IS, a one-stop improvement over its predecessor. This allows shutter speeds up to three stops slower than would otherwise be...

Aug, 2005

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabiliser: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Application:SLR Camera
Bayonet Compatibility:Canon / Canon EF / EF-S
Product Type:Telephoto Zoom Lens
Usage:Digital + Analogue Cameras
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