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Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Lens

BH #CA7030045IS • MFR #9321A002
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Lens
Key Features
  • EF Mount Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5-40
  • Diffractive Optical Elements
  • Two-Mode Image Stabilization System
The EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Lens from Canon is a relatively compact telephoto zoom offering superior maximum-aperture performance across its entire focal length range. It incorporates Canon's DO (Diffractive Optics) and IS (Image Stabilizing) technologies.
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Canon 9321A002 Overview

The EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Lens from Canon is a relatively compact telephoto zoom offering superior maximum-aperture performance across its entire focal length range. It incorporates Canon's DO (Diffractive Optics) and IS (Image Stabilizing) technologies.

The use of Diffraction Optics allows a lens to be shorter, lighter, and of higher image quality than comparable normal optical systems of the same focal length and aperture-while this lens is heavier than the consumer-grade EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens, it is 28% shorter and uses Canon's very best ring-USM (ultrasonic) motor instead of the lighter, slower, and less costly 'micro-USM' motor.

The DO lens performs admirably at its maximum aperture, with images that are very comparable to the "L" series telephotos. It has a circular aperture diaphragm to help create natural out-of-focus highlights, and its built-in two-mode image stabilizer allows you to handhold the lens at shutter speeds 3 steps slower than would otherwise be possible. Mode 1 corrects vibrations in all directions and is best for still subjects whereas Mode 2 is best when following moving subjects either horizontally or vertically.

The lens' AF is super-fast and silent with a ring-type USM that focuses down to 4.6', and it enables manual focus override for precise manual focus even in AF mode. It also features a zoom lock button that keeps the lens safe and secure when not in use or when being used at the shortest 70mm focal length setting.  The EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM is an ideal lens for sports, portraiture, animals, and other applications when you're shooting in relatively bright light.

An autofocus telephoto zoom lens for both film and digital cameras
Excellent maximum-aperture performance across entire zoom range
Built-in two-mode image stabilizer action can be seen in the viewfinder and allows handheld images at shutter speeds 3 steps slower than without image stabilization
Fast, silent autofocus with full-time manual focus override
Diffractive Optics elements are combined to minimize aberrations, boost image quality and reduce the lens' overall length.
With rear focusing, the lens does not change length or rotate during focusing.
Compact form factor
Circular aperture diaphragm for natural-looking out of focus highlights

Canon 9321A002 Specs

Angle of View
34° to 8° 15'
Minimum Focus Distance
4.6' / 1.4 m
Optical Design
18 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
6
Image Stabilization
Yes
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.24 x 3.93" / 82.3 x 99.82 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.4 x 5.5 x 5.4"

Canon 9321A002 Reviews

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Will this fit canon 6d mark ii

Will this fit canon 6d mark ii
Asked by: Aurelia
This will fit a Canon 6D MKII.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2019-07-11

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This lens compatible with Canon 1300d?
Asked by: Michael R.
This lens is Compitable with canon 80d...?
Answered by: Shiwansh
Date published: 2019-02-21

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Is this compatible with the Blackmagic URSA mini?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it is. If you have an EF Version of the Ursa Mini, such as BLURSAM4KEF, this lens will be compatible with it.
Answered by: Joseph P.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Is this lens compatible with a gh5 and metaones XL?
Asked by: Federico C.
Mine is on a Canon T5. But I did want to say my biggest problem with the lens is lens creep. I sling my camera across my chest so it will ride on the small of my back or top of my fanny pack. The the lens stays extended in that position.
Answered by: GRANT P.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Is this lens good on eos 70d?
Asked by: ERNESTO S.
Should be. It's a fabulous lens.
Answered by: ELIZABETH P.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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What does white box mean??
Asked by: Nic N.
No Frills, comes in a white box..
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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how much of an upgrade is this over the 18-55mm lens i recieved with my camera? im either getting this or the travel package by canon. if i get this i will also buy the 50mm prime.
Asked by: Anonymous
If you received an 18-55mm with your camera, then it means your camera is a crop sensor camera. In that kit lens, you range from wide angle to short tele. If you purchase this lens, you will be losing wide angle. 28mm on a crop sensor will give you close to a normal angle of view. But what you lose in wide, you gain in tele. That 135mm on the tele end will give you a lot more magnification of things in the distance. Build quality is much better on this lens and if you ever decide to go with a full frame camera in the future, this lens will work with it as will the 50mm prime. The 18-55mm would be rendered useless on a full frame.
Answered by: Jacob C.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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I've got an EF-S 55-250 IS STM kit lens. I was thinking about changing it for this EF 70-300 IS USM lens. Is it worth it?
Asked by: Fran Q.
The 70-300 is a larger and older lens, it should give you sharper optics, being that it is made for a full frame camera, but be slower and not as good for video as the 55-250 IS STM.
Answered by: Jacob C.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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