Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens with Sub Wavelength Coating, Aperture Range: f/4 to f/32, Power Focus, Optical Image Stabilizer, Focus Limiter, Focus Preset, Ring-Type Ultrasonic Motor AF System, Two Fluorite & Four Aspherical Elements and Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens is another quality product from Canon that is well made for sports and wildlife photography. It is an L-series super-telephoto lens made for people looking for long reach, fast performance, and intuitive handling. It has two fluorite elements and four aspherical elements that help in providing sharp, clear, and quality images by minimizing both the chromatic and spherical aberrations. You get accurate rendering as well as color fidelity in your captured images. There is a Sub Wavelength coating on the elements for enabling you to get quality images even during harsh lighting conditions. The coating helps largely with color accuracy and contributes towards controlling ghosting and color flaring.
Our Take on Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens:
Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens comes with four stop-effective Image Stabilizers that make it highly useful for handheld operations. The IM minimizes the appearance of camera shake and ensures stable images all the time. It also has three stabilization modes that you can use depending on various shooting conditions. Complementing the optical performance and image stabilizer, Canon has provided ring-type USM. The USM helps you in better handling and provides silent, accurate, and quick autofocus performance. You also get full-time manual focus override thanks to the sophisticated USM.
Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens is made for all types of working conditions so you can carry along even when there is a trying environment outside. The outer body is weather-sealed that prevents dust, dirt, and moisture from entering into the lens. Thus gives better protection to your costly lens. You can use the lens with any standard tripod or monopod available in the market. Lens has a tripod collar that is rotating and removable. In case you do not want to have the collar, you can remove it by unscrewing.
Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens can also be used with optical EF 1.4X and EF 2X teleconverters. Canon has equipped the lens with rounded nine-blade diaphragm that helps to get good out of focus quality along with providing the use of shallow depth of field. The diaphragm also benefits in using selective focus techniques. For videography, there is a Power Focus Setting for smooth and electronic adjustment in-focus position. The setting uses the dedicated ring in front of the main focusing ring.
TOP 10 KEY FEATURES:
|Minimum focus distance:||3.7 m|
|Lens mount:||Canon EF|
|Angle of view:||5°|
|Optical design:||16 elements in 12 groups|
|Filter size:||52 mm (Drop-In)|
Included in the box:
- Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens
- Lens cap
- Rear lens cap
- Lens hood
- Lens case
- Drop-In filter holder