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Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
10 out of 10

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

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Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Pastor J, Adorama
7 September 2014
  • Excerpt: As an advanced amature photographer that has used Canon equipment for more than 30 years I am disappointed that this lens needed major repairs after 2 years of use. I protected this lens and there is not a mark on it. It it is that fragile it is not pro quality.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 10
10
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Not durable

Pastor J, Canon
7 September 2014
  • Conclusion: As an advanced amature photographer that has used Canon equipment for more than 30 years I am disappointed that this lens needed major repairs after 2 years of use. I protected this lens and there is not a mark on it. It it is that fragile it is not pro quality.
  • Cons: Poor build quality
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Overall 6
6.0

70-200mm...So-So

Troy, B&H Photo
9 June 2014
  • Excerpt: That was money that was "easier gone, than, easier came". Am I glad I bought it? No; but I'm content. I'm not wealthy, and I spend wisely, perhaps this was not a good purchase. I am holding out hope that with a lot of practice I'll get some good use from it. Is it fast? Yes. Are the pic's sharp?
  • Cons: Heavy, Questionable Mount Integr
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Overall 6
6.0

Shipping not next-day but lens great.

A, buydig.com
23 January 2013
  • Excerpt: The lens is great of course Was this review helpful? |
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Durable, Reliable
  • Cons: Bulky
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Overall 6
6.0

Long Break-in Curve

MDob, B&H Photo
27 August 2012
  • Excerpt: The EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Telephoto Zoom Lens appears to have a much steeper learning curve than my other two Canon L lenses. Please note that I am using this lens on a T4I (Canon seems to be delaying replacing the 7D with a units that is more representative of current technology, so I decided...
  • Pros: Durable, Reliable
  • Cons: Bulky, Difficult To Use
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Overall 6
6.0

Hefty Price for the Performance

Greg the Typical Dad, B&H Photo
17 January 2012
  • Excerpt: I have used this lens to replace a 55-250mm non-L I borrowed from a friend. I use the lens primarily for higher speed sporting events such as football, baseball and basketball. The 2.8 is nice, but not needed outdoors.
  • Pros: 28 aperture
  • Cons: Bulky Design, expensive, Heavy, No Increase In Performance
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Overall 6
6.0

As good as the OLD!

Joe P, B&H Photo
10 October 2011
  • Excerpt: It's as good as my older "I" model, yet to see benefits of newer.
  • Cons: No Increase In Performance
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Overall 6
6.0

A classic pro lens technically upgraded

AndrewD, B&H Photo
16 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Very nice lens, good for sports but low light capabilities. Be aware that is heavy!
  • Pros: Improves Picture Quality
  • Cons: Bulky Design
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

1golfer, Adorama
31 May 2011
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens along with the EOS 7D and I have not been impressed by any means. I'm hoping i just have a fualty lens. I struggle to get crisp pictures and shooting in low light is even worse.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 6
6.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

Not impressed

1golfer, Canon
31 May 2011
  • Conclusion: I bought this lens along with the EOS 7D and I have not been impressed by any means. I'm hoping i just have a fualty lens. I struggle to get crisp pictures and shooting in low light is even worse.
  • Cons: Slow auto-focus, Semi-sharp images
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