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Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras
|Lens Compatibility Information: Canon EF-S lenses are only compatible with APS-C sensor DSLR cameras. Canon EF lenses are compatible with Canon full-frame and APS-C DSLR cameras.
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|Aperture Control Design||Aperture controlled by camera|
|Compatible Lens Hood Part Number||ET-60|
|Compatible Mountings||Canon EF|
|Focus Type||Micro-type ultrasonic|
|Item Dimensions||2.8 x 2.8 x 4.8 inches|
|Item Display Weight||1.05 pounds|
|Item Weight||1.06 pounds|
|Lens Type||Zoom lens|
|Macro Focus Range||1.50 m|
|Manufacturer Warranty Description||1 year limited|
|Material Type||Plastic barrel, Metal mount|
|Maximum Aperture Range||F4.0 - F5.6|
|Maximum Focal Length||300 mm|
|Maximum Format Size||35mm full frame|
|Minimum Focal Length||75 mm|
|Minimum Focal Range||60 inches|
|Number of Diaphragm Blades||7|
|Number of Elements||13|
|Number of Groups||9|
|Photo Filter Thread Size||58 mm|
|Real Angle Of View||32 Degrees|
|Shipping Weight||1.46 pounds|
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|Compatible Camera Mount||Canon EF||Canon EF-S||Canon EF||Canon EF|
|Focus Type||Micro-type ultrasonic||Micromotor||Stepper motor||Micro-type ultrasonic|
|Item Dimensions||2.8 x 4.8 x 2.8 in||2.76 x 4.25 x 2.76 in||2.72 x 1.54 x 2.72 in||2.8 x 4.8 x 2.8 in|
|Item Weight||1.06 lbs||0.86 lb||5.61 ounces||1.06 lbs|
|Lens Type||Zoom lens||medium-telephoto||Prime lens||telephoto|
|Maximum Focal Length||300 millimeters||250 millimeters||50 millimeters||300 millimeters|
|Minimum Focal Length||75 millimeters||55 millimeters||50 millimeters||75 millimeters|
|Photo Filter Thread Size||58 millimeters||58 millimeters||49 millimeters||58 millimeters|
The optical system, construction, and exterior are the same as the EF 75-300 mm f/4-5.6 III USM’s. The difference is that it uses a DC motor instead of a USM to drive the AF.Format Compatibility: 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor,Canon (APS-C).
From the Manufacturer
Capture the far-off action of fast-paced sports or zoom in for an intimate portrait with the Canon EF 75-300mm telephoto zoom lens. The optical system, construction, and exterior are the same as the EF 75-300 mm f/4-5.6 III USM’s. The difference is that it uses a DC motor instead of a USM to drive the AF. As with all Canon lens, this 75-300 model carries a one-year warranty.
- Focal length: 75-300mm
- Maximum aperture: 1:4-5.6
- Lens construction: 13 elements in 9 groups
- Diagonal angle of view: 32 (at 11 feet) to 8 degrees (at 15 feet)
- Closest focusing distance: 4.9 feet
- Zoom system: Rotating type
- Filter size: 58mm
- Dimensions: 2.8 inches in diameter, 4.8 inches long
- Weight: 16.8 ounces
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Top Customer Reviews
Now, if you are more on the pro end of the prosumer spectrum, you probably know to look for a lens with USM and IS.
If you buy this lens, be aware that you'll have to use your tripod in low light situations... there's no IS on this lens.
It's a lens best used outside with plenty of day light, hey... it's an f/4-5.6, so no surprise there.
Good glass though, I've achieved better pictures with this lens than the with the 35-80 which is also f/4-5.6
Pros and Cons
Takes great portraits at 75mm
Very inexpensive for what it is
Fairly well built for the price
You lose almost all sharpness once you crop above 250mm
The zooming is not very smooth
Overall, who would I recommend this to?
I would recommend this to any beginner photographer who wants to take pictures of their family or friends that may also enjoying wildlife photography. This would also be a great lens for someone who doesn't really care much about photography but wants a nice zoom lens to sit on their porch and take pictures of wildlife from far away (birds, deer, etc)
TL;DR: Overall great value, absolutely worth the buy.
So far, I'm very pleased with this lens. The zoom is very satisfying...buildings a mile away become a useable size. I'll just break it down into pros and cons.
PRO- Smooth focus and zoom irises.
PRO- Good image quality for most of the lens' range.
PRO- Provides great zoom ability (75-300), "completes" the kit lens (18-55).
CON- Autofocus is kinda slow
CON- F-stop requires a lot of light when zoomed in around 300mm. This would be true of any lens, though.
CON- Images might not be that clean when zoomed in around 300mm. This could be due to the increased gain or shutter speed, but in general I found I had to work a lot harder to get a crisp, sharp image when I zoomed in at 300mm (again, could be true of any lens, but this is the only one I know).
Ultimately, I'm really glad I got it. I'm guessing other lenses are better because they cost more, but I can't comment on those.
This lens is well worth the money spent. For a beginner you can't beat the price or value it has when it comes to familiarizing yourself with the camera. I feel this was a great investment. It works terrific during the day and I have some amazing photos of my boys playing baseball that were previously impossible with point and click cameras.