Canon - EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Telephoto Zoom Lens - White

Canon EF 70–200mm f/2.8L USM Telephoto Zoom Lens: Ideal for intermediate amateur to professional photographers, this telephoto zoom lens offers fast, quiet focusing and excellent performance. Its focal range makes it perfect for shooting indoor and outdoor sports, as well as landscape, cityscape and portrait photography.

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Overview

What's Included


  • Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Telephoto Zoom Lens
  • Lens cap, lens case LZ1324, lens hood ET-83
  • Owner's manual

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (42 out of 42)

Features


Compatible with select Canon cameras

For Canon EOS DSLR cameras with APS-C sized sensors and an EF mount.

f/2.8 maximum aperture

Creates sharp, detailed images with shallow depth of field and softly blurred background. Performs best in moderate-to-bright light settings or outdoors on overcast days.

70–200mm focal length

This versatile, long-range zoom lens covers a broad range, enabling you to capture the perfect image from various distances.

4 UD (Ultra-low Dispersion) lens elements for improved contrast

Minimizes chromatic aberration, blurred edges that appear around objects due to colors traveling through a lens at different speeds.

Sharply focuses colors for high-quality images.

4.9' minimum focusing distance

Accommodates 77mm filters

Accessories included

Comes with snap-on lens cap, rear lens dust cap, lens hood lens case, strap for case and tripod collar.


Overall customer rating

5
100%
would recommend to a friend

Expert rating

4.4

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Using for indoor sports

    Posted
    JoeJ
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    At the same time as I upgraded to a 5D Mk III, I purchased this lens. I had previously rented one to use with my previous camera. I've recently started shooting volleyball. Fast motion, poor indoor lighting. This lens lets in enough light that now I am able to tweak shutter speed and ISO to get pretty much the shot I want. "Pretty much" because I'm an amateur and still have a lot to learn. The range of telephoto seems to be pretty close to perfect. From the side of the court, I can get a server completely in the picture (as long as the player is not right next to me) and from the end of the court, I can get reasonably tight into the back row defensive players on the other end (when I can get them lower than the net). Focus seems fast enough, but with a fast sport like vb, I tend to lock on to a particular player for a play and stay with her.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    worth the money

    Posted
    efury

    This is what canon is all about, great build quality, fast af, picture quality, and overall just a great design. I wish I had bought this lense first. My bag now has the 3 basic lenses every bag should have: 24-70mm f2.8L, 70-200mm f2.8L and a 50mm f1.4. I like how well the seals on this lense make the overall feel. Its a little heavy, bring your monopod and don't wimp out. I have never seen a quality lense that was as light as a feather, heavy is good, that means there is real glass inside. Now I just need the 2x extender III. Canon Rocks!!!!!!!!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    GREAT CAMERA IF YOU'RE A PRO OR JUST STARTING OUT

    Posted
    specialk36
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    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Clear and Focused with vibrant colors ! Love it ! Don't waste your time buying and trying other lens because of the cost. You get what you pay for with this lens. You defiantley need to use a tripod with this lens because it is not a IS which is fine for me. It's my go to lens for most anything. Takes sharp portraits and landscapes. The only down fall is that it is very heavy, but it does come with a nice case for easy carrying.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Most versitile for the $$$$$

    Posted
    LensLover

    I've owned 2 different Canon 70-200mm 2.8 lenses and they have both performed amazingly, the low light shooting is outstanding, the focus speed and quiet USM operation is 2nd to none. This lens is the most versitile I have ever owned/used, well worth the money.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great lens for both portraits and sports.

    Posted
    Photodoctor
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I've used this lens with my Canon 6D and found it works wonderfully for both portraits and sports the f 2.8 gives a wonderful background blur in portraits also help get those shutter speeds up in those low light conditions we see at most night time school sporting events while helping keep the ISO'S low I would suggest this lens to anyone that wants that little extra edge in there photography business.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    You need this lens!!!

    Posted
    vicstatic
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    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    This year I've managed to start making money with my camera. This lens has already proved to be the best investment I've made thus far. The shots I am getting with this lens is really blowing me away. Can't put my camera down. I have already picked up 2 more paying jobs without advertising. These 2 jobs were picked up by referral / word-of-mouth. I'm a very happy customer. Should have made the purchase long ago.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent product

    Posted
    Chazx4
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I bought this to use for various types of photography from landscapes on travels to taking pictures of my kids doing "their" thing. I get great results from both, really nice having the 2.8 so i can really get the light needed from some of the events and not have to slow down shutter, speed up ISO or use flash. I am very happy with my purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great sense for the price.

    Posted
    kathiiee1957
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Sharp focus excellent portrait lense.I reviewed this lense on Best Buy and on the internet and the price has fallen in the last year so decided to buy through Best Buy.They have always taken care of anything that would be defective of the products.

    I would recommend this to a friend

What experts are saying

Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews

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