Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM is an Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM is a member of Canon's EF L series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
EF L Series Lenses in Canon EF Mount
Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM has a focal range of 16-35mm and 2.2X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 25.6 - 56mm.
Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM with a weather sealed camera body such as Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.23x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.28m.
Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f4 from 16mm all the way to the 35mm .
Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 12 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 3 aspheric
- 2 UD lens elements
- plus fluorine coating
Canon 16-35mm f4L IS USM comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is EW-82.
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