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8.7 out of 10

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM The Canon EF 100-400mm Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent lens

Adorama
15 July 2014
  • Excerpt: Very nice lens, great images. It's disappointing that it's not weather sealed. It's also disappointing that it won't autofocus on any but 1D-level bodies when using the 1.4x (or 2x) teleconverter. Zoom creep is customer controlled; you can tighten it up if you want, but that makes zooming tighter and harder too. The image stabilization works well but leads to a false sense of security. I got many blurry images when not paying attention to shutter speed.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Lens Creep, Not Weather Sealed
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Overall 10
10

impressive lens

greco, B&H Photo
15 July 2014
  • Excerpt: expensive but well built and smooth seems worth the hefty price
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 10
10
Durability 10
10

Need a high end camea body to support this lens

mofo2323, Bestbuy
13 July 2014
  • Summary: This is a fantastic lens, yes it is a little heavy however the quality and photos it producers well overweight the substance (no punt intended) of...
  • Pros: quality and photos it producers
  • Cons: none
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Overall 10
10

Versatile and great pix

Montana Mountain/Wildlife Lover, B&H Photo
13 July 2014
  • Excerpt: I love the zoom for framing my wildlife subject!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

My GoTo lens for Sports

MikeC, Adorama
12 July 2014
  • Excerpt: I shoot youth Football and Baseball and this lens lives on my camera about 6 months of the year. It's big and heavy but the breadth of range allows for flexibility that I'd otherwise need two bodies for. I actually like the push-pull zoom because it seems faster but it is a disadvantage when shooting through the fence on baseball.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Air Show Lens

TnGAP, B&H Photo
7 July 2014
  • Excerpt: This was a present from my wife, upgrading me from a 70-300mm EF. The extra 100mm really makes a difference for those more distant subjects, and the optical quality is world's better. I love the push/pull zoom, which leaves the lens well-balanced in my hand, and the IS makes a huge difference in my pan shots. Would not hesitate to recommend this to anyone.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, PushPull Zoom, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Decent Lens

Senoch, B&H Photo
7 July 2014
  • Excerpt: I use this mainly for wildlife and outdoor sports. It is a pretty good lens. Not as sharp as I might like. I have gotten some pretty good shots out of it though. I do have to admit that I tend to shoot hand held quite a bit and the IS handles it pretty well, even at 400mm. I kind of like the push-pull action and find that I am able to adjust pretty quickly with it.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy, Poor in Low Light, Slow Focus
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Overall 10
10

Finally own after renting many times

GDH, B&H Photo
6 July 2014
  • Excerpt: I use this lens for wildlife and outdoor sports photography. The push-pull took just a few minutes to get used to. While I wish the lens was faster, for outdoor use it works just fine.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Lens

FMJ, B&H Photo
26 June 2014
  • Excerpt: I've been using this lens for a couple of weeks now and have put it through the paces shooting about 3000 frames. The clarity of the images is amazing. Images enlarged on the computer display virtually no chromatic aberration. The speed and accuracy of the auto focus than any after market lens I've ever used. The lens certainly isn't light especially when attached to a Conon DSLR equipped with a battery grip. But you can't have everything. Would I buy it again? You bet.
  • Pros: Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Big "gun" lens

Adorama
24 June 2014
  • Excerpt: First the lens is big and heavy, but it was expected. My first dislike is the fact that this is a push/pull type lens, does not make for quick focusing. Used it first time in Yosemite National Park, getting used to it. Great optics so far. The next big test is my trip to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. Ultimate test is trip to Kenya and Tanzania for a safari, the primary purpose of why I purchased the lens.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy, Lens Creep
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