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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Ultra Wide Angle Zoom Lens

The third generation ultra-wide angle Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens features a fixed f/2.8 maximum aperture for outstanding image quality and impressive low-light performance across the range.

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Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 III USM Lens Summary

An important addition to the range of flagship Canon L Series lenses, the brand new 16-35mm f/2.8 USM Mark III is an ultra-wide angle lens from Canon that's perfect for low light photography.

  • Third generation in the Canon L series of lenses; their flagship range
  • Wide f/2.8 maximum aperture for outstanding low light performance
  • advanced autofocus quiet and unobtrusive focusing
  • ring type USM allows manual fine-tune focusing while in autofocus mode
  • Circular 9 Blade diaphragm
  • Versatile collection of wide-angle focal lengths
  • 16 lens elements in 11 groups
  • 82mm filter diameter
  • Comes with lens hood and lens pouch

Our Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 III USM Lens Review

With a strong heritage under Canon's L series, this lens improves on its predecessors with a 9 blade diaphragm which gives a beautifully smooth bokeh and a greater maximum magnification of 0.25 (at 35mm). This is a stunning lens, giving incredible image quality and outstanding low light performance, making it perfect for those shooting active events whether it's indoors or outdoors.

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Ultra Wide Angle Zoom Lens Specifications

Lens Type

Ultra-wide angle zoom

Focal length range

16-35mm

Aperture range

f/2.8 - f/22

Image stabilisation

NA

Angle of view

Angle of view (horizontal, vertical, diagonal)

98° - 54°,

74°10' - 38°,

108°10' - 63°

Lens construction (elements/groups)

16/11

Filter Size

82mm

Compatible cameras

Canon DSLRs

Dimensions

88.5 x 127.5mm

Weight

790g

Autofocus: Yes
Aperture ring: N/A
Constant Aperture: Yes
Lens CIPA Image stabilization rating: N/A
Colour: N/A
Diameter (mm): 89
Length (mm): 128
Weight (g): 790
Distance scale: Yes
DoF scale: N/A
Elements: 16
Environmental Sealing: N/A
Focus distance limiter: N/A
Focal length: 16 - 35 mm
Focus method: N/A
Filter Thread: N/A
Full time manual: Yes
Groups: 11
Hood supplied: Yes
Lens Image stabilization: N/A
Lens mount: N/A
Lens Materials: N/A
Maximum focal length: 35
Maximum magnification: 0.25
Maximum aperture (number): 2.8
Maximum aperture (text): N/A
Max Format size: N/A
Minimum focal length: 16
Lens Minimum focus distance (m): 0.28
Minimum aperture (number): 22
Minimum aperture (text): N/A
Motor type: N/A
Number of diaphragm blades: 9
Power zoom: N/A
Special elements / coatings: 1 dual-surface aspherical, 1 aspherical + fluorine, Air Sphere, Sub-wavelength Structure coatings
Tripod collar: N/A
Lens type: N/A
Zoom lock: N/A
Zoom method: N/A
Notes: N/A

Our Verdict

With a strong heritage under Canon's L series, this lens improves on its predecessors with a 9 blade diaphragm which gives a beautifully smooth bokeh and a greater maximum magnification of 0.25 (at 35mm). This is a stunning lens, giving incredible image quality and outstanding low light performance, making it perfect for those shooting active events whether it's indoors or outdoors.

We Love

  • Fixed f/2.8 aperture providing clear, sharp results
  • Superb image quality with edge to edge sharpness and clarity
  • Ultrasonic motor for fast, accurate focusing with full-time manual focusing
  • Perfect for cityscape and landscape photography

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  • Like New – The equipment is in a condition as if you have just bought it from the manufacturer. The item is still considered to be ‘Like New’ even without the original packaging. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect working order.
  • Excellent – The equipment should be close to being ‘Like New’ but there may be some small cosmetic blemishes that lower its grade. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect excellent order.
    • Cameras – Should have no marks on the LCD screen
    • Lenses – Should have no marks on the elements or dust within the lens
  • Very Good – The equipment may have some slight cosmetic wear to the paintwork and cosmetic blemishes  with only light signs of use and the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – The LCD screen may have small signs of wear that does not affect its display
    • Lenses – The mount of the lens will start to show signs of wear
  • Good – The equipment is showing more obvious signs of cosmetic wear and blemishes, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen may have scratches or wear that is starting to affect the display.
    • Lenses – May have slight dust inside that does not affect images. The mount shows signs of use.
  • Well Used – The equipment will show significant signs of wear. The paintwork will be coming away in large areas exposing the metal work, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen is heavily worn either by de-lamination or has scratches to it. Rubber grips are starting to come away from the body.
    • Lenses – The lens has dust inside that may affect images. The rubber zoom/focus ring is coming away from the barrel of the lens.

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