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About Canon 100mm F/2.8L

This Canon 100mm F/2.8L Bundle comes with $80.85 worth of free accessories including a ProOptic Digital Essentials 67mm, Adorama Cleaning Kit and a New Leaf PLUS 1yr Lens Warranty and Shipping is free!

Canon's newest "L" series lens is its first mid-telephoto macro lens to include Canon's sophisticated Image Stabilization. With the highest quality optics available, combined with near-silent Ultrasonic focusing and life-size close-up capabilities without an adapter, the EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM is simply unrivalled.



The Canon 100mm F/2.8L is commonly used for Landscape/scenery, Low light, Macro and portraits, Macro photography, Night photography, Portraits, Sports/action, Video, Weddings, Wildlife photos and more.The Canon 100mm F/2.8L is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Photo enthusiast, Pro photographer, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Canon 100mm F/2.8L is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 100mm F/2.8L: Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Fast auto-focus, Image stabilization, Lightweight, Nice bokeh, Rugged, Sharp, Strong construction, Superior build quality and Super-sharp images

Canon 100mm F/2.8L Features

  • Equipped with genuine Macro IS which works in 1:1 macro mode.
  • Optical Image Stabilizer makes the shutter speed 4 stops faster.
  • Highly resistant to dust and water droplets.
  • Circular aperture diaphragm with 9 blades

Canon 100mm F/2.8L Specifications

Construction
12 groups /15 elements
Angle of view
23.4°
F stop range
f/2.8-32
Closest Focusing Distance
0.99 ft. / 0.3m
Maximum Magnification
1:1
Filter Size
67mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter)
3.1" x 4.8" / 77.7 x 123.0mm
Weight
22.0 oz. / 625g
Mfr #
3554B002
SKU
CA10028ISU

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4.8

(based on 216 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    (26)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

nice and sharp, but doesn't feel a L lens

this lens is very nice an very sharp! the IS and weathe sealing is very handy. I have no complain about this but expect one. which is the built material. not the built quality but the Material. I think Canon is cutting down the material with this L lens. with the price around $1050 I expect it to be built with metal. not high quality (engineering plastic)! It might save some weight but I'm already used to with big camera and big L lenses so this little weight won't help much. And this is the ...

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this lens is very nice an very sharp! the IS and weathe sealing is very handy. I have no complain about this but expect one. which is the built material. not the built quality but the Material. I think Canon is cutting down the material with this L lens. with the price around $1050 I expect it to be built with metal. not high quality (engineering plastic)! It might save some weight but I'm already used to with big camera and big L lenses so this little weight won't help much. And this is the only reason stopping me to keep it. I keep the 100mm f/2.8 macro instead. Great lens! but I hope canon doesn't make any more "engineering" plastic L lens anymore =/

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Plastic lens barrel

The lens does everything they claim it will do but in my opinion lenses with L designation and price should never be made of plastic. Lens barrel flexes if you grip firmly. Focus is smooth but has slight amount of play. I'm kind of disappointed. No plastic!

Reviewed by 216 customers

 
5.0

Excellent Lens

By

Red Line Lenses are good quality and macro makes this lens outstanding.

 
5.0

Sharp as hell

By

I got this lens for portrait photography and is amazing how sharp it is, i'm in love with this baby.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Macro

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Excited about the capability to photograph small objects, close ups and portraits. Limited usage promises great results. Thank you.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love This Lens!

By

This is one of my favorite lenses. I use this not only for macro work, but for portraiture as well. It provides great bokeh and sharpness.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Sharp

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I was hesitant at first to buy this lens it was between this and the sigma 150mm, I am glad I went with the Canon. I was also hesitant to buy it used but i saved a couple hundred dollars. This was a great investment as I am starting to get more in to food photography. https://www.flickr.com/photos/124316961@N08/14176367087/

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Macro Lens.

By

This lens produces very sharp images and is wonderful for macro photography.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

great lens

By

opens up the world of macro

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great for macro and portraits!

By

While my 24-105 is great for an all purpose lens and does a good job with flowers, I wanted to get into macro. This lens has a steep learning curve, but once you understand how it works, you'll be amazed what you can do with it! The IS is terrific for portraits and flowers that are shot from at least a meter away. For true macro, you need a tripod. I was hoping to avoid using one, but if I want everything in focus, I need a very long exposure with a tiny aperture. Hence, a tripod. However, if I want only a small part of the flower in focus, I can handhold. I'm having lots of fun!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Wow And Wom

By

I seldom write lens reviews but I have to say this lens blows me away. The sharpness is incredible. Not only is it an excellent macro lens, it is superb for automobile product shots and general photography. I would highly recommend this lens. The build is excellent and the auto-focus is fast and consistent. Well worth the cost.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Fantastic lens!

By

I have used this lens for over 2 years now, with both crop frame and full frame DSLR's (T3i/5d,6d) - it is one of the best pieces of Canon glass that I own, if not the best. If you do a lot of outdoor macro/closeup work, as I do, I would heartily recommend that you have one of these mounted as your first choice. On the rare occasions where I've done portrait work, it excels at that, too. The colors are sharp, and the bokeh is amazing!!!!!

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Battle P  Will this lens work well with a Mark 5d III ? And will it also work well for inside motion shots.
DAWN C  Battle, The lens works very well with the Mark III. I have not used it for action shots, although I cannot imagine why it would not work as well as other lenses for such shots. It all depends on your settings: if you have great light, set your ISO appropriately, etc.
Battle P  Thanks for your help Battle Page
LEO B  I can not find any information of filter diameters for this lens. Do you recommend the uses of a stepping ring down from 77 mm for this lens? Thanks you
WILLIAM S  Leo - Adorama has the filter size listed in their Tech Specs tab. Or you could find it on Canon's site... Filter Size 67mm
LEO B  Thank you Sir :-) Guess I am too excited and did not thin k about that option
LEO B  I can not find any information of filter diameters for this lens. Do you recommend the uses of a stepping ring down from 77 mm for this lens? Thanks you
WILLIAM S  Leo - Adorama has the filter size listed in their Tech Specs tab. Or you could find it on Canon's site... Filter Size 67mm
LEO B  Thank you Sir :-) Guess I am too excited and did not thin k about that option
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