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Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens

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Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens
Key Features
  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to f/22
  • Two Ultra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Three Aspherical Elements
Covering a useful wide-angle focal length range, the EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM is a Canon L-series lens distinguished by its constant f/4 maximum aperture, sophisticated optical design, and use of image stabilization to realize sharp imagery. Two ultra-low dispersion elements are used to greatly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations throughout the zoom range for high clarity and color accuracy, and a Super Spectra coating has also been applied to suppress flare and ghosting for improved contrast. Three aspherical elements are also featured and help to control distortion and minimize spherical aberrations for improved sharpness.
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I am ready to buy Canon's 16-35 f4L. Can I use a normal UV filter or should I use a thin UV filter?
Asked by: Robert
You can use a normal one. Just be aware that if you add another filter you'd likely get some vignetting, although, with a UV filter, you're typically not adding additional filters, so that point may be moot. I use a regular (not thin) ND filter with mine, and have never come across vignetting issues. I'd also go for the regular one, as usually the thinner ones either cannot hold onto a lens cap, or don't hold onto it as well as the thicker variety.
Answered by: Brian L.
Date published: 2020-05-04

does anybody feel the zoom ring a little bit hard ...

does anybody feel the zoom ring a little bit hard to turn compared with other canon zoom lenses? would like if it is normal in this lens
Asked by: Esteban
Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens usually has a tight zoom ring when you purchase the lens brand new. As you use it it will become smoother. If iyou need to use strenght to pull the zoom out, I would recomend getting the lens checked or exchange. In thios case you may also hear low noises when the lens is trying to focus or by simply turning the rings on the lens.
Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2022-07-10


Would this work with my a7 and an mc-11 adapter?
Asked by: Lucas F.
Yes, this will work great with this lens.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2021-01-10

Can this full-frame lens be used with my Canon ...

Can this full-frame lens be used with my Canon SL2?
Asked by: Maurice
All canon cropped sensor and full frame sensor. Dennis G
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-10-24

I bought this lens for it's wide angle ...

I bought this lens for it's wide angle capabilities and love it. Would it also be considered a macro lens?
Asked by: Laurie
Great choice, a great lens I've also enjoyed, not only for its useful range, but for its marvelous optics with few aberrations. It focuses up very close, as do most wide angles, but does not reach 1:1 macro. If you like working macro, check out the EOS 100 2.8 L IS, a true macro. Cheers!
Answered by: Facundo
Date published: 2020-02-21

Adapted to a Canon RP body, this lens or the ...

Adapted to a Canon RP body, this lens or the Sigma 14-24 ART lens?
Asked by: Douglas
I use this lens and the RF adapter with the Eos R. This lens has been great for my landscape photography. I suggest going with this lens over the Sigma.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2020-01-14


is the warranty international?
Asked by: Darius Y.
The Canon 16-35mm f/4 IS comes with a one-year warranty from Canon USA. You would need to check with Canon locally to see if they would honor the USA warranty. If they will not, the lens would need to be sent back to Canon USA for in warranty service. Otherwise, B&H doe carry an international protection plan.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-25


Each of the two are the better lenses Canon L series 16-35mm Or Canon l series 24-70mm.Right now I own a 24-105mm also L series.thank you for your help,Paula Dubin
Asked by: Anonymous
Both of the 16-35mm and 24-70mm L series lenses are some of Canon's highest quality lenses and provide an excellent performance, it really will depend on the focal length you require. Since you have a 24-105mm L series lens already, it may be a bit redundant to get a 24-70mm lens, as you have these focal lengths in the lens you already own. However, the 16-35mm lens will provide a wider angle of view.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2023-01-01
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