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Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM
9.4 out of 10

Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM

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Overall 10
10

This is it - there's nothing better

Tim, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: If you want to turn your great wildlife and bird shots into unbelievably incredible shots, and you have the cash - you will love this lens. This Mark II version is small enough to fit in a regular backpack without the camera attached, such flipside 500, making it very portable.
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Overall 8
8.0

Mental!!

old mate, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I borrowed this lens from one of, if not the most influential surfing photographers of all time who disappeared off the scene about ten years ago. He bought this over 25 years ago, when it was freshly released, and the glass and image quality is still absolutely perfect!.
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Overall 10
10

Stellar lens!

Moi, Amazon
13 February 2016
  • Summary: Oh yeah baby - had been drooling over and wanting one of these for years. No regrets. Manageable to use as hand held, but long term can be fatiguing. I bought a monopod for it, as well as a blank internal filter housing. I do not like shooting through filters to get a more crystal sharp image.
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Overall 10
10

The Best Super Tele Yet

John, B&H Photo
5 February 2016
  • Excerpt: Just replaced the somewhat dated 800mm with this lens. I believe the lens is sharper, with better contrast than the 800, even with a 1.4 extender. Great lens if you can afford it.
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Overall 10
10

Not much to be said really!

Charles L, B&H Photo
11 January 2016
  • Excerpt: If you want the best quality, this is it. Super telephotos will reward your investment with every picture. Took me a long time to get this lens and I could not be happier with it. Wildlife, aircraft etc are ideal subjects and it really does beat the shorter lenses with a teleconverter.
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Overall 10
10

FANTASTIC LENS!!! YOU NEED ONE OF THESE !!!!

John, B&H Photo
5 January 2016
  • Excerpt: Having used a Canon 100-400 with a 1.4 II extender for the last ten years or so, I wanted to upgrade. This lens coupled with with the 7D Mark II is a fantastic wildlife combination! Auto focus is very fast even with a 1.4 extender attached.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

GARY R., Adorama
31 December 2015
  • Excerpt: I got this for birding and wanted the extra reach that I could not get with the 500mm. I had talked with a guy who traded up to the 600mm and said I would get everything that the 500mm had plus the extra range for only 1lb. more. Actually it is a tad over 1.5lbs. more but not enough to quibble.
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor handle

Skywalker, B&H Photo
4 October 2015
  • Excerpt: After reading many good reviews on this website about Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Lens, I purchased a Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Lens in May. On September 27, 2015 when I used the lens to take photos of moon, the handle of lens suddenly broke by itself, that caused lens to fall on the ground...
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Overall 8
8.0

Worth the Money

oclan, B&H Photo
30 May 2015
  • Excerpt: Right now I use this lens mostly with the Canon 2X extender. There is a Bald Eagle nest near my home and it's difficult to get very close. I did not purchase this expecting to handhold it so the weight is not an issue. I have been extremely pleased with the results. Worth the price for me!
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Adorama
13 May 2015
  • Excerpt: I just got the lens and set it up on my tripod with a Wimberley head to do some test shops from my home. The lens is extremely sharp and easy to focus. Also, finding the subject was also fairly easy, for a long lens.
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