Canon - EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Super-Telephoto Lens for Canon EOS Cameras - White

This Canon EF 2746B002 super-telephoto lens features a ring-type USM (Ultrasonic Motor) for fast autofocus. The 800mm focal length ensures detailed long-distance shots, making it an optimal choice for photographing sporting events, wildlife and more.

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What's Included

  • Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Super-Telephoto Lens for Canon EOS Cameras
  • Owner's manual

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Compatible with Canon EOS cameras

For multi-camera use. Also compatible with EF 1.4x II and 2x II tele extenders for improved reach.

Ring-type USM (Ultrasonic Motor)

With an inner focus system offers fast, quiet and accurate autofocus while shooting.

Image stabilization

With up to 4 stops of correction helps steady your shots for clear photos with minimal blur.

Magnesium-alloy barrel construction

Offers lightweight durability. Weather-resistant gaskets enable use in harsh outdoor conditions.

800mm focal length

Lets you take photos of distant objects and scenes, making it ideal for sporting events, photojournalism, wildlife photography and more.

3°5' diagonal angle of view

When used with a camera with a full-frame sensor for capturing the details of your subject.

0.14x maximum magnification

Ideal for versatile shooting.

f/32 minimum and f/5.6 maximum aperture

Optimizes light gathering.

18 elements in 14 groups

Ensure sharp, detailed shots. The refined optical design features 2 fluorite lens elements, 1 UD element and 1 Super-UD-glass element to reinforce contrast and sharpness while helping to correct color fringing.

Overall customer rating

would recommend to a friend

Expert rating

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good lens....... BUT


    This is a GREAT lens, even at 11 pounds provided you have a tripod or if you get the lens with built in image stabilization. Wonderful for sporting events and wildlife photography, and provides good crisp pictures. I prefer to use a vertical polarized lens which makes the pictures even better over a distance, and helps with keeping the unwanted weather elements out of my action shots. I would recommend this lens if you are going to use it enough for it to pay for itself. Otherwise, just stick with a good 100-300 lens and keep your costs down, but results high.

    I would recommend this to a friend

What experts are saying

Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars with 5 reviews

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  • The Imaging Resource!Rating, 5 out of 5March 7, 2018
    Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Review
    Given that there are so few choices available in this category of super telephoto lenses in the Canon mount, the decision is almost made for you if you need to produce images at distance. At that point, it's just a matter of whether you want toFull Review
  • The-Digital-Picture.comRating, 4.5 out of 5Bryan Carnathan on August 19, 2008
    Canon EF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM Lens
    There is nothing like the arrival of a new Canon Super Telephoto Lens to bring the excitement of Christmas to any time of the year.And the hit on the credit card from this lens is considerably larger than the hit from most households' ChristmasFull Review
  •, 5 out of 5PhotoReview on August 1, 2008
    Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Lens
    A fast 800mm prime telephoto lens that will provide high performance for sports and wildlife photographers.Canon's EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM lens is a 'big gun' in many ways. Weighing 4.5 kilograms and almost half a metre long with its lens hoodFull Review
  • pdnonline.comDan Havlik on March 5, 2008
    Object of Desire: Canon EF800mm f/5.6L IS USM Super Telephoto Lens
    A serious piece of glass for serious long lens lovers.Full Review
  • digital photography blogDarren on January 24, 2008
    Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Lens
    Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Lens news Release: Canon U.S.A. Introduces Two Highly Anticipated Telephoto Lenses At PMA 2008 EF200mm f/2L IS USM and EF800mm f/5.6L IS USM Lenses Add New Levels of Super Telephoto Performance to Canon'sFull Review

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