Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

"Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM The ultra-wide angle zoom lens for professional photographers. With excellent optical performance throughout the zoom range and constant f/2.8 maximum aperture, it?s a perfect choice for low-light conditions."

£1,199.00

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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

The ultra-wide angle zoom lens for professional photographers. With excellent optical performance throughout the zoom range and constant f/2.8 maximum aperture, it’s a perfect choice for low-light conditions.

  • Part of Canon’s flagship L Series lens range, made using the finest optics
  • Bright f/2.8 maximum aperture ensures great shots in low light
  • Fast, quiet autofocus with ring USM for full-time manual focusing
  • Circular 7-blade diaphragm helps produce attractive background blur
  • Super spectra coating reduces flare and ghosting
  • 82mm filter diameter
  • Dust and moisture resistant construction
  • Supplied with lens hood and lens pouch



Park Verdict

A brilliant ultra-wide angle zoom lens. Proven L series optical quality and construction is matched with a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture throughout the zoom range, whilst dust and weather sealing mean you can take it anywhere.

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♥ Fast f/2.8 maximum aperture allows hand-held shooting in low light
♥ Superb image quality with edge to edge sharpness and clarity
♥ Ultrasonic motor for fast, accurate focusing with full-time manual focusing
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L-series quality
The L-series is Canon's flagship professional lens range, representing the best in precision-designed EF optics. L-series lenses combine superior performance with superlative handling, and are resistant to dust and moisture.

Constant f/2.8 aperture
A fast f/2.8 maximum aperture stays constant over the full focal-length range, meaning no variation in shutter speed will occur when zooming.

Ultrasonic focusing
A ring-type ultrasonic motor drives autofocus extremely quickly, and in near silence. Excellent holding torque ensures the point of focus is reached accurately, without overshooting. Furthermore, full-time manual override is available, making it possible to adjust focus without leaving AF mode.

Smooth background blur
A virtually circular aperture diaphragm gives out of focus regions a softer, more uniform feel. Sharp foreground objects stand out against a smooth blurred background.

UD and aspherical elements
The EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM incorporates three aspherical elements to ensure corner-to-corner sharpness and clarity throughout the focal range. Two UD (Ultra Low Dispersion) elements virtually eliminate chromatic aberrations.

Super Spectra coating
Super Spectra coatings ensure accurate colour balance and enhance contrast. They also reduce flare and ghosting – a common problem caused by light bouncing off a camera's sensor.

Integration with E-TTL II flash metering
Ensures optimal flash metering by passing distance information back to a compatible EOS camera's E-TTL II flash system.

Accessories
The EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM lens comes supplied with a lens hood and soft case.
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Specification

Image size  
35mm film equivalent focal length -
Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) 98º - 54º,
  74º 10' - 38º,
  108º 10' - 63º
Lens construction (elements/groups) 16-Dec
No. of diaphragm blades 7
Minimum aperture 22
Closest focusing distance (m) 0.28
Maximum magnification (x) 0.22 (at 35mm)
Distance information Yes
Image stabilizer No
AF actuator Ring USM¹
Filter diameter (mm) 82
Max. diameter x length (mm) 88.5 x 111.6
Weight (g) 635
Magnification - Extension Tube EF12 II 0.62-0.36¹
Magnification - Extension Tube EF25 II 1.11-0.80¹
Lens hood EW-88
Soft case LP1319
G.F.Holder III (hood III*) Not compatible
G.F.Holder IV (hood IV*) Not compatible
Extenders EF1.4x II and EF2x II Not compatible
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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

"Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM The ultra-wide angle zoom lens for professional photographers. With excellent optical performance throughout the zoom range and constant f/2.8 maximum aperture, it?s a perfect choice for low-light conditions."

£1,199.00

RRP £1,789.99 Save £590.99

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