A totally revised version of the popular 100mm f/2.8 macro lens. Focusing over the full range from infinity down to life size (1:1 reproduction ratio), this lens will impress any serious photographer with its combination of versatility, image quality and superb handling. A high-performance ring type Ultrasonic Motor provides fast and silent AF throughout its focus range, and even more significantly, allows full-time manual focusing-- permitting the close-up or macro shooter to instantly override the AF whenever necessary.
Autofocus lens for macro photography up to life-size (1x) magnification. Inner focusing affords a long working distance of 5.9in. (149mm) at 1x. A 3-group floating system results in excellent delineation at all focusing distances. Ring USM for silent and high-speed AF, and full-time manual focusing also provided. The optional Tripod Mount Ring (B) B (with adapter) enables the lens to be rotated for vertical or horizontal framing.
The Canon 100mm F/2.8 is commonly used for Art, Fun, General purpose, Landscape/scenery, Low light, Macro, Macro and portraits, Macro photography, Night photography, Portrait, Portraits, Special effects, Sports/action, Weddings, Wildlife, Wildlife photos and more.The Canon 100mm F/2.8 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Enthusiast, Photo enthusiast, Professional, Pro photographer, Semi-professional, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Canon 100mm F/2.8 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 100mm F/2.8: Clear glass, Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Easy to clean, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Fast auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice bokeh, Quiet, Rugged, Simple controls, Strong construction, Superior build quality and Super-sharp images