Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8 L II USM Lens

CanonSKU: 4960999780719

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Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens

The Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens sets the standard for professional-quality standard zoom lenses, offering exceptional image quality and a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture across its versatile zoom range. Perfectly suited for full-frame EOS cameras, it is an essential companion for photographers seeking top-tier performance and reliability.

Key Features:

  • Superlative Image Quality: Incorporates next-generation optical design with aspherical lens elements and UD glass to ensure sharpness and clarity throughout the zoom range.

  • Versatile 24-70mm Zoom Range: Ideal for a wide range of applications including landscape, travel, portraiture, and photojournalism, providing flexibility in capturing various subjects and scenes.

  • Low-Light Performance: Maintains a fast f/2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range, enabling handheld shooting in low-light conditions with minimal noise and exceptional detail.

  • L-Series Build Quality: Built to withstand the rigors of professional use, featuring robust construction with weather sealing against dust and moisture. Fluorine coatings on the front and rear elements facilitate easy cleaning.

  • Ultra-Sonic Motor (USM) Autofocus: Ring-type USM motor ensures fast, silent, and precise autofocus performance. Full-time manual focus override allows for instant adjustments without switching out of AF mode.

  • Close Focusing Capability: Offers a closest focusing distance of 0.38m and a maximum magnification of 0.21x, enhancing versatility for close-up shots with detailed clarity.

  • Beautiful Background Blur: Boasts a nine-bladed circular aperture for smooth and appealing bokeh, enhancing the visual impact of portraits and subject isolation.

Designed for Professionals

The Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens exemplifies professional-grade quality and versatility, making it an indispensable tool for photographers who demand nothing but the best. From wide-angle landscapes to tight portraits, its superior optics and robust build ensure consistent performance in any environment.

Enhance Your Photography

Experience unparalleled image quality and reliability with the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens. Whether you're capturing everyday scenes or high-pressure assignments, this lens delivers the precision and clarity needed to elevate your photography to new heights.

Explore Limitless Creativity

Unlock the full potential of your full-frame EOS camera with the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens. Perfect for professionals and enthusiasts alike, it combines cutting-edge technology with legendary Canon craftsmanship to redefine what's possible in visual storytelling.

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Lens details
Maximum Diameter x Length (mm) 88.5 x 113
Filter Diameter (mm) 82
Angle of View 74° - 29°, 53° - 19°30', 84° - 34° (horizontal, vertical, diagonal)
Magnification with Extension Tube EF25 II 0.74-0.41
Magnification with Extension Tube EF12 II 0.63-0.18
Minimum Aperture 22
Lens Construction (elements/groups) 18/13
Distance Information Yes
Magnification  0.21 (at 70mm)
Extender Compatibility Not Compatible
Weight 805 g
AF Actuator  Ring USM
AF Actuator AF Footnote Full time Manual focus
Water/dust Resistance Yes

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Understanding: Aperture

Aperture is the opening in a camera lens that controls how much light enters the camera. It's measured in f-stops like f/2.8 or f/8. Lower f-stop numbers mean wider openings, letting in more light and creating a shallow depth of field (blurry background). Higher f-stop numbers mean smaller openings, letting in less light and creating a larger depth of field (more of the scene in focus). Aperture also affects the quality of out-of-focus areas in the image (bokeh).

Understanding: Lens Types

Different lenses have different purposes to achieve different styles of images, some popular ones include:
Prime Lens: Fixed focal length, sharp images, great for portraits and dark settings.
Zoom Lens: Variable focal length, versatile for different shots and everyday use..
Wide-Angle Lens: Captures wide scenes like landscapes.
Telephoto Lens: Magnifies distant subjects, ideal for sports & wildlife.
Macro Lens: Perfect for close-up photography of small subjects.
Fisheye Lens: Ultra-wide perspective, creates unique images.

Understanding: Lens Mounts

Different camera brands use different lens mounts, which are like connectors that attach lenses to camera bodies. Each mount is specific to a particular brand and camera series. For example, Canon uses the EF and RF mounts, Nikon uses the F mount, Sony uses the E mount for its mirrorless cameras. These mounts dictate which lenses are compatible with which cameras. Some brands offer adapters to use lenses from other systems, but it's essential to ensure compatibility for proper functionality and autofocus performance.

Understanding: Manual and Autofocus

Manual focus and autofocus are two ways to adjust the sharpness of a camera lens. With manual focus, you turn a ring on the lens to bring the subject into focus yourself, giving you full control over what appears sharp in the image. Autofocus, on the other hand, relies on the camera's built-in technology to automatically adjust the focus for you, usually by detecting contrast or phase differences in the scene. Autofocus can be convenient, especially for fast-moving subjects or when you need to capture a quick shot, whereas manual focus allows for precise adjustments and creative control over the final image.

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