Canon 300mm f2.8L IS USM is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
Canon 300mm f2.8L IS USM was replaced with Canon EF 300mm f2.8L IS II USM. Follow the link to read our comparison of these lenses: Compare Canon EF 300mm f2.8L IS USM vs Canon EF 300mm f2.8L IS II USM
Lenses in Canon EF Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Canon 300mm f2.8L IS USM is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Canon EF lens mount are Canon 1D X III
, Canon 6D MII
and Canon 5D MIV
Max sensor coverage of Canon 300mm f2.8L IS USM is 35mm FF
Canon 300mm f2.8L IS USM has a fixed focal lenght of 300mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 480mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 300mm f2.8L IS USM features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Canon 300mm f2.8L IS USM is available in Grey and Black color.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon 300mm f2.8L IS USM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.13x
and has a minimum focusing distance of 2.5m
Canon 300mm f2.8L IS USM has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F32.0.
Canon 300mm f2.8L IS USM's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 13 groups.