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Canon EF 200 mm f/2.8L II USM

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Manufacturer Canon
Model EF 200 mm f/2.8L II USM
Lens style Telephoto
Focal length 200 mm
Maximum aperture f/2.8
Angle of view 12.3 o
Closest focusing distance 1.5 m
Maximum magnification 1:6.25
Minimum aperture 32
Number of diaphragm blades 8
Auto focus type USM
Lens Construction 9 elements / 7 groups
Filter diameter 72 mm
Macro No
Available mounts Canon EF
Dimensions 83.2 x 136.2 mm
Weight 765 g
Additional information Marketed March 1996
Average rating (6 owners reviews)
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Owners reviews (6)
  1. Digidinu
    Digidinu 6 May 2015, 08:36
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    IP 188.61.x.x
    Owner since: 1 year
    Price: 600€
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: Shows some weakness at f2.8 on high resolution cameras like 7D.

    Pros: Compact, light, unobtrusive. Sharp at all apertures on my 5dmk3.

    Summary: Unbeatable lens for fullframe cameras.

  2. oldshutterhand
    oldshutterhand 13 April 2012, 09:45
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    IP 89.135.x.x
    Owner since: 6 months
    Price: 490 Euro
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: Super quality, excellent contrast, super sharp, fact and accurate autofocus, not bad even with the 2x extender

    Pros: manual focus little hard to turn

    Summary: Excellent lens if you like the focal length

  3. lensreporter
    lensreporter 25 January 2012, 20:59
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    IP 80.174.x.x
    Owner since: 6 months
    Price: 575€
    User profile: Semipro

    Cons: Simply NOTHING!!!!

    Pros: Very sharp, fantastic contrast, no CAs, no vignetting, tipical L-wise strong colours, excelent construction, quiet handy

    Summary: Top-Notch!!!! One of the very best lenses arround, even with my Extender Kenko Pro 300 x1,4 DGX there is no loss of resolution.....

  4. technic
    technic 17 June 2010, 22:15
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    IP 62.238.x.x
    Owner since: 6 years
    Price: EUR 750
    User profile: Semipro

    Cons: none really; but would be nice if the closeup range would be a bit better.

    Pros: great bokeh, excellent optical and build quality

    Summary: as good as it gets

  5. Venky
    Venky 3 June 2010, 21:38
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    IP 12.186.x.x
    Owner since: 3 months
    Price: 600
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: Tripod ring - not a must, but would have been nice to have.

    Pros: Fast, realy fast lens. Value for money

    Summary: Nice Lens, great pictures.

  6. chuckov
    chuckov 6 February 2010, 09:04
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    IP 24.45.x.x
    Owner since: 3 years
    Price: 650
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: no image stablization. hood not built-in

    Pros: superb image quality even at max. aperture and when using teleconverter. 320mm f2.8 when used on non-full frame cameras. Affordable for amatures.

    Summary: Fantastic bargain. Prime lens with same or better image quality than much more expensive zoom lenses.

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