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EF 100mm f/2 USM

Despite the maximum aperture, the lens remains compact. Lens group 5 moves for rear focusing, and sharp, crisp pictures are obtained at all apertures. The background blur is ideal for portraits. The USM autofocuses the lens quickly and quietly.

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Print Specs

  • Focal Length 100mm
  • Aperture Maximum: ƒ2
    Minimum: ƒ22
  • Angle of View 24°
  • Lens Construction 8 elements in 6 groups
  • Diaphragm Blades 8
  • Minimum Focusing Distance 90cm (2.953')
  • Filter Size 58mm
  • Weight 460g (1.01 lb)
  • MTF Chart

Reviewed by: Kenrockwell
Canon 100mm f/2
Spectacular optics, great mechanics with a metal filter thread, low price, fast auto and manual focus, light weight and great handling. Instant manual-focus override by simply grabbing the focus ring. Perfect for any Canon digital or film SLR from...
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Reviewed by: The-digital-picture
Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens Review
The Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens - meet the Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens' twin sibling. Put these two lenses side by side and you will need to read the numbers to tell them apart. That is a good thing. The 100 f/2 shares the Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM...
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Reviewed by: Photozone
Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM - Review / Lab Test Report
The Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM is one two classic portrait tele lenses that remain easily within the financial reach of most amateurs. There're quite frequent discussions in the various Canon web-forums whether to prefer this lens or its more popular...
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