Reviews and Problems with Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
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Value for money 5
Overall quality 7
Build quality 10
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 USM L IS - Full Format Review / Test Report
7 May 2011
Conclusion: The Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 USM L IS delivers high quality results throughout the zoom range but especially at 70mm. At 300mm it is clearly better than its in-house cousins (EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 USM IS & EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM DO IS) reaching very good to excellent center results combined very...
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 USM L IS - APS-C Format Review / Lab Test
10 January 2011
Conclusion: The Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 USM L IS shines when used on an APS-C DSLR. It is capable of delivering very high quality results throughout the entire zoom range and across the whole image field here. Distortions, lateral CAs and vignetting are negligible.
Summary: The Canon EF 70-300mm IS USM f/4-5.6L keeps the good name of the L-series in honor and is very good. The Canon 70-300 mm L lens is ideal for professionals and wealthy, advanced amateur photographers. The Canon 70-300 is very well built and protected against dust and splash water.
Pros: Very high image quality, Very solid finish, Highly effective image stabilization, Beautiful bokeh for f/4-5.6 lens
Cons: High price, Somewhat susceptible to ghosting