Canon - EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Super Telephoto Lens - White

Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Super Telephoto Lens: Great for remote wildlife and sports photography, this telephoto lens provides superbly clear close-up images of distant subjects. With USM autofocus you can quickly and easily switch focus from manual to auto and back again, maintaining complete control over your photos.

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Best Buy Customer Reviews

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Blown Away by this Lens - No Tripod5 Posted by: from: on I read a bunch of reviews and watched a few YouTube videos...this lens is spectacular. I have yet to use a tripod with it and have a boat-load of super close-up pics. It's pretty heavy but who cares when you can capture a random snap like this? This pic was taken through a closed doorwall, check it out!

0 out of 1 found this review helpful.

5
It's hard to beat a prime lens.5 Posted by: from: Dallas on I purchased this lens to take nature images, primarily birds. The lens is SHARP! Auto-focus is fast. Bokeh is very good. It comes with a nice little case. FYI-I use a Canon 70d body for this lens. The price is right. I would love to have image stabilizing, but then the price will go up. I use a tripod with a ball head, and am able to do what I need to do. I'd buy it again if something happened to this one.

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

5
Good lense for sports5 Posted by: from: on Exceptional clarity and performance. Great lense for the price

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

5
Great lens5 Posted by: from: on I bought this lens for bird photography, though I haven't used it a lot yet, I am happy with it.

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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It's a Canon "L" Series So Expect the Best!5 Posted by: from: on Some reviews don't favor this lens but for the cost, you can't beat it. Sure, it's not the high dollar f/2.8 version but it does everything I want from a super telephoto lens in this focal range. It produces tack-sharp images if you know how to properly use it. Remember, with a super telephoto lens, rock solid support is a must. You can handhold it but I recommend a min. shutter speed of 1/1000 sec. (yeah, 1/500 might be okay in theory but I don't like to chance it). Remember too that depth of field will be compressed so don't expect a lot of focus depth for subjects (which is something I really like about using a telephoto lens). Overall, an excellent lens hence the "L" designation by Canon.

6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

5
Great birding lens!5 Posted by: from: on I have not taken this lens off of my camera since I bought it almost two months ago. I love it. It is great for birding. Get one!

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

4
good lens4 Posted by: from: WAyne, PA on Easy to use. I have a 300mm lens and wanted one to shoot farther. I will admit that the pictures are better than the 300mm lens, but not as dramatically better than I expected.

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

5
great lens for wildlife, and birds5 Posted by: from: West Virginia on Lens focuses very fast and accurate, great for birds in flight and other wildlife, light enough to carry all day and use hand held. However this lens is slow so it needs a lot of light. Wish canon would make the same lens with IS at a price mortals can afford.

14 out of 14 found this review helpful.

    What's Included

    • Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Super Telephoto Lens
    • Owner's manual
    • Tripod mount

    Ratings & Reviews

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    Product Features

    Compatible with most Canon EOS cameras

    For use with your existing camera Canon EOS DSLR camera.

    Super-telephoto lens provides detailed photos from a distance

    Magnify distant subjects and zoom in for detailed close-up shots.

    400mm focal length for intense magnification

    Ideal for wildlife photography, sporting events and any photo shoot that prevents you from getting close to your subject.

    f/5.6L maximum aperture

    For optimal light gathering capacity, resulting in clear, highly detailed images in low-light situations, and background blur for a soft, artistic effect.

    UltraSonic Motor (USM) autofocus

    Makes focusing faster easier with a micro-motor built right into the lens ring. Also includes a manual focus override for better precision focusing.

    11.5' minimum focusing distance

    Accommodates 77mm filters

    Accessories included

    Comes with a detachable tripod collar, built-in lens hood, lens cap and case.

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