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Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
8.3 out of 10

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

The Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM is equipped with a telephot Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

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Overall 6
6.0

Poor quality at wide aperture

JRR, B&H Photo
24 June 2015
  • Excerpt: I'm a bit disappointed with this lens. I've done several tests and this lens takes terrible photos at anything less than f8. At the higher f-stops quality is good, but I'd definitely recommend something like the Tamron 28-270mm VC PZ, which is much lighter, has a more versatile zoom range, and stays...
  • Pros: Nice Bokeh, Rugged
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Heavy, Poor in Low Light, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice Lens but makes noise during video recording.

H. Reed "birdbrain", Amazon
4 June 2015
  • Summary: I just received this lens today and so far, I love it. I'm a complete amateur when it comes to photography and wanted to have a better lens than the one that was included with my T5i. This lens could use a little more reach for bird photography but it does a nice job for what it is.
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Overall 6
6.0

exceptional piece of hardware

GAM, B&H Photo
28 May 2015
  • Excerpt: I purchased lens with a camera body to receive a promotional rebate from manufacturer. It works as it is supposed to; capture an object within 70 to 300 millimeters of the zoom lens capability and shoot. I like the dynamics of the lens and it makes a great light weight lens to carry in your bag.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
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Overall 6
6.0

Okay for the price but has some issues

Scott J Gerlach, Amazon
20 March 2015
  • Summary: I've owned this lens for many years. It's reasonable for the price. But it is not a particularly sharp lens, in my experience, and suffers from chromatic aberration. It was great for reach on crop-sensor cameras years ago.
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Overall 6
6.0

low cost, and it works, much better lenses available, for a price premium

thecompdoctor001, Ebay
20 June 2014
  • Summary: The Canon 70-300mm, It's great for outdoors in the sun. It's not bad, for overcast outdoors. it's not good inside a house, without flash or tripod. It good points are; useful focal length range, small size, light weight, midrange price and Image Stabilization.
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Overall 6
6.0

Trinidad West Indies

Trinilocal, Amazon
9 March 2014
  • Summary: Based upon previous comments I chose this lens as a beginner. I used it to take pics of Tobago's beautiful landscapes and Beaches, but was a bit disappointed. I suppose I expected to see great telescopic images especially when zooming in on the different landscapes and various Fort Sites.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice Lens - maybe go better quality

Jerry, B&H Photo
23 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Good zoom range, not the best lens I own
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus
  • Cons: Lens Creep, Poor in Low Light
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice optics but.....,

Spod, B&H Photo
27 December 2013
  • Excerpt: This lens performs as it should but the quality of the moving parts is disappointing. It feels poorly tolleranced. I'd like to check out others in a store to see if this is to design.
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Overall 6
6.0

Buen lente

Agrillo, B&H Photo
24 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Nada del otro mundo pero es una opción económica a los L
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Overall 6
6.0

Bright days only

Chris M., Amazon
18 December 2013
  • Summary: It has taken a lot of practice to know how to shoot with this lens. The image stabilization is incredible! You really don't have to worry about camera shake at any reasonable shutter speed. I've zoomed out to 300mm and still taken good pictures at 1/100.
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