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Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM Lens

BH #CA20028LEF2 • MFR #2529A004
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM Lens
Key Features
  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32
  • Two Ultra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Super Spectra Coating
A medium telephoto L-series prime, the Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM combines a flexible focal length with a modestly bright maximum aperture to realize a relatively compact and lightweight design well-suited for sports and portraiture applications. Its advanced optical design incorporates a pair of ultra-low dispersion glass elements to greatly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to realize notable clarity and color accuracy, and a Super Spectra coating also helps to increase contrast when working in harsh lighting conditions. Benefitting the optics, a ring-type USM is employed, too, to deliver quick and quiet autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus control.
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Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM Overview

A medium telephoto L-series prime, the Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM combines a flexible focal length with a modestly bright maximum aperture to realize a relatively compact and lightweight design well-suited for sports and portraiture applications. Its advanced optical design incorporates a pair of ultra-low dispersion glass elements to greatly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to realize notable clarity and color accuracy, and a Super Spectra coating also helps to increase contrast when working in harsh lighting conditions. Benefitting the optics, a ring-type USM is employed, too, to deliver quick and quiet autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus control.

Telephoto prime 200mm f/2.8 lens is compatible with full-frame Canon EF-mount DSLRs as well as APS-C models where it will provide a 320mm equivalent focal length.
Two ultra-low dispersion elements greatly reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and color accuracy.
Super Spectra coating has been applied to individual elements to minimize ghosting and flare for greater contrast and color neutrality when working in strong lighting conditions.
A ring-type Ultrasonic Motor (USM), along with a rear focusing system, is employed to deliver fast, precise, and quiet autofocus performance as well as full-time manual focus override.
Rounded eight-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
As a member of the esteemed L-series, this lens is sealed against dust and moisture for working in inclement environmental conditions.
Compatible with optional EF 1.4X and EF 2X teleconverters.

Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM Specs

Focal Length
200mm
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/32
Lens Mount
Canon EF
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
12°
Minimum Focus Distance
4.92' / 1.5 m
Maximum Magnification
0.16x
Optical Design
9 Elements in 7 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
8, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
72 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.28 x 5.36" / 83.2 x 136.2 mm
Weight
1.68 lb / 765 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.6 x 5.3 x 5.3"

Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM Reviews

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Will this fit a Canon 5D original?

Will this fit a Canon 5D original?
Asked by: Paul
Yes.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-02-04

Will this lens fit the original Canon 5D?

Will this lens fit the original Canon 5D?
Asked by: Paul
Yes.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-02-04

What is the closets focusing distance of this ...

What is the closets focusing distance of this lens?
Asked by: Javier
I measure 52 inches from the lens front to the subject. Normally one would measure from the sensor to the subject but I use the lens on an Micro Four Thirds body via a metabones speed reducer and am not sure how that would skew the results.
Answered by: Randall
Date published: 2021-01-30

What is the closet focusing distance of this ...

What is the closet focusing distance of this lense?
Asked by: Javier
The minimum focusing disctance on this lens is 4.92' / 1.5 m.
Answered by: Luis L
Date published: 2021-01-22

Looking at this lens to fill out my fly fishing ...

Looking at this lens to fill out my fly fishing photo kit. I prefer primes and shoot a 24mm 1.4L, 100mm 2.8L Macro and need a good prime telephoto and thinking the 200 2.8L would be my best option (except for the f2L version which is out of my price range). I am seeing conflicting listings on whether or not the Mark II version of this lens is weather sealed. It says it is in the BH listing but can't find it in the specs. I believe the Mark I version is not weather sealed (strange for a L lens). Anyone confirm that the Mark II is in fact sealed? I shoot nearly 100% of the time outdoors so that feature is a must have for me.
Asked by: Russell
This lens has weather resistance seal
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-01-13

Does it have a stabilizer?

Does it have a stabilizer?
Asked by: janeene
No this is not a IS lens
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-01-11

Is this compatible with EOS R6?

Is this compatible with EOS R6?
Asked by: Sarah
With any of the EF-RF adapters it can be yes.
Answered by: Ryan
Date published: 2020-12-10

Will this lens work with Canon T2i?

Will this lens work with Canon T2i?
Asked by: William
Yes, it is compatible with the T2i.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-06-26
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