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

23 September 2007
Arkadiusz Olech

6. Distortion



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Distortion is another category in which our tested lens achieves better results than the competition and is closer to the Canon 70-200 f/4L (which achieves good results easily since having a smaller range of focal lengths). The chart below will serve its purpose and no words are needed here. Let me just add that in this lens class, geometric distortions are never a huge problem.


Canon
70-300 IS
Sigma
70-300 APO
Canon
100-300
Canon
70-200 f/4L
Nikkor
70-300D ED
70 mm
-0.82%
0.08%
-
-0.49%
-0.15%
135 mm
0.31%
1.20%
0.30%
0.50%
1.10%
200 mm
0.68%
1.20%
0.79%
0.74%
1.10%
300 mm
0.88%
0.90%
0.90%
-
0.90%


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

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

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

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