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EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon's newest "L" series lens is its first mid-telephoto macro lens to include Canon's sophisticated Image Stabilization. With the highest quality optics available, combined with near-silent Ultrasonic focusing and life-size close-up capabilities without an adapter, the EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM is simply unrivalled.

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Print Specs

  • Focal Length 100mm
  • Aperture Maximum: ƒ2.8
    Minimum: ƒ32
  • Angle of View 23.4°
  • Lens Construction 15 elements in 12 groups
  • Diaphragm Blades 9
  • Minimum Focusing Distance 30.5cm (1.001')
  • Filter Size 67mm
  • Image Stabilization Yes
  • Weight 625g (1.38 lb)
  • MTF Chart

Reviewed by: Techradar
Canon EF 100mm F2.8 L Macro IS USM review
Canon's EF 100mm F2.8 L Macro IS USM lens is the first to incorporate a new Hybrid IS system, which corrects for both rotational and linear camera shake. The new technology builds on the company's widely-employed Image Stabilizer, and is said to be...
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Reviewed by: Dpreview
Canon EF 100mm F2.8 L IS USM Macro Review
Back in July, Canon took the distinctly unusual step of announcing a new technological development completely in isolation from any products. The subject was a novel 'Hybrid' optical image stabilization system designed to compensate for two distinct...
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Reviewed by: Photodo
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
This 100mm lens from Canon costs around £779 and provides life-size magnification at its closest focus, image stabilisation, weather-sealed construction and an ultrasonic focusing motor. This is not the only 100mm Macro lens Canon produce. The...
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Reviewed by: Popphoto
Lens Test: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro
More than three years after Nikon's groundbreaking 105mm f/2.8 VR macro, Canon has shot back with a $1,000 (street) fullframer, its first 1:1 close-up lens with image stabilization. A new "hybrid" stabilization system, it compensates for...
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