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9.1 out of 10

Canon Extender EF 2x III

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Overall 8
8.0

Extender is what I expected

Troy, B&H Photo
1 week ago
  • Excerpt: Too soon to tell. Gave it 4 stars based off a couple quick pics inside. Hand hedd with my 200 mm L lens (now 400) at iso 1000. Picure was of the lens box 20 feet away. Was able to magnify the pic and clearly read the smallest print on the box (font 4 I think) Very good for handheld. Don't like the fact a few f stops are sacrificed. This will perform well on a tripod or in daylight.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable
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Overall 10
10

Great addition to my field shooting pack

Bingo, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: This 2x extender pairs perfectly with my Canon AF 70-200 F2.8 zoom. Focus response and accuracy have been great with my 5D Mk III. I do a lot of outdoor shooting of wetlands and aquatic settings including detail and abstracts of moving water (creeks, rapids and cascades). Extender is a rugged, lightweight addition to my field pack that adds a lot of valuable flexibility to my shooting verses adding a bulky and heavy 400mm lens. Highly recommended.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

As expected

Rodger, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Adds the distance I was wanting to bring in. I have not had the need to use this much yet, but from initial testing it appears to provide the extra extension that was missing on occasion. Definitely a keeper in my carry around bag.
  • Pros: Strong Construction
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 10
10

Up close and personal

Deb's photos, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I had doubts about using an extender. I just didn't think my images would be as sharp, but they look great! I have been using the extender with my 70-200mm 2.8 lens which is a very heavy combination, but I got by with just a monopod at the zoo and had very sharp images.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

A must for bird photography.

Allan, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I take this with me all the time in the field. I doubles my versatility in a tiny package. My 400 mm is also an 800 mm for almost no extra weight or bulk. There is no reason to leave this out of your bag when you are out to bag that bird.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent Product

LT, B&H Photo
4 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Works as expected, had rented one for previous shoot. Be aware AF does not work on most cameras.
  • Pros: Consistent Output
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Overall 10
10

Love extender

rc, B&H Photo
27 February 2015
  • Excerpt: Very pleased with the results.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Good with 70-200 f2.8 IS II

luminist, B&H Photo
27 February 2015
  • Excerpt: I tested the EF 2x III with... 5D Mark III, firmware 1.2.3 EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Bottom line: Results with the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM were good. Results with the EF 400mm f/5.6L USM were bad--so bad, I threw out all the shots. With the 70-200mm, autofocus and IS worked normally, as if the EF 2x III wasn't there. I hand held all my shots. Details in the central area of frame were crisp with no obvious chromatic aberration.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Great Dane, Adorama
26 February 2015
  • Excerpt: In wildlife photography, one seldom sees a distant object of interest filling the entire frame. Therefore, options to improve the picture often include: 1. cropping to the desired object size, or 2. using a longer lens, or 3. using an extender with a compatible long lens. In the comparison between 1 and 3, I used a a Cannon 5d Mark II and a EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM.(Push/Pull Model) ISO 400, Aperture Pref., Daylight WB.
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Overall 10
10

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Nature Boy, B&H Photo
26 February 2015
  • Excerpt: Great option to extend your focal reach.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Strong Construction
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