Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III USM Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens - USA Warranty

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About Canon 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III USM

This Canon 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III USM Bundle comes with $12.94 worth of free accessories including a New Leaf PLUS 1yr Lens Warranty and a Red Giant Production Bundle and Shipping is free! .

Compact and lightweight 4x telephoto zoom lens ideal for shooting sports, portraits, and wildlife. The newly developed Micro USM makes autofocusing quicker and quieter. The improved zoom mechanism also makes zooming smoother. The front part of the zoom ring now sports a silver ring for a luxury touch.

The Canon 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III USM is commonly used for Fun, Landscape/scenery, Travel and more.The Canon 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III USM is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual user, Enthusiast among others.The Canon 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III USM is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III USM: Clear glass, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Easily mounted, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Simple controls and Strong construction

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Easily interchangeable (47),Fast / accurate auto-focus (40),Lightweight (36),Consistent output (26),Durable (26),Strong construction (24),Rugged (12),Superior build quality (10),Easily mounted (10),Fast auto-focus (8),Super-sharp images (8),Simple controls (7) Easy to use (5),Clear glass (4) View All
Cons:
Heavy (14),Slow auto-focus (12),Slow focus (11),Semi-sharp images (10),Blurry focus (8),Poor in low light (7),Weak casing (4),Noisy (3),Poor build quality (3),Lens creep (3)
Best Uses:
Landscape/scenery (26),Wildlife photos (22),Sports/action (21),General purpose (17),Wildlife (15),Travel (10),Fun (9),Landscape photography (6),Weddings (5),Portraits (4),Photojournalism (3),Low light (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Enthusiast (19),Casual photographer (16),Photo enthusiast (13),Semi-pro photographer (6),Casual user (6),Semi-professional (5)

Canon 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III USM Specifications

Construction
9 groups /13 elements
Angle of view
32° 11' - 8° 15'
F stop range
4.0-32 / 5.6-45
Closest Focusing Distance
1.5m / 4.9 ft.
Maximum Magnification
1:4
Filter Size
58mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter)
4.8" x 2.8" / 122 x 71.0mm
Weight
16.8 oz. / 480g
Mfr #
6472A002
SKU
CA75300AF2U

Canon 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III USM Reviews

Review Snapshot®

 
3.9

(based on 116 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Had for years, love the results

I know there are better telephoto lenses out there, but none cheaper. Results aren't always found in the gear, but in the skills of the photographer. If you're new to photography, this is a great lens for learning to control a telephoto, and tracking motion at distances. I've had this lens for 6 years and still love breaking it out. I make little money with my work, since it is just a hobby. So I have no need to buy the pricey IS lenses, it works great for me.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

The Good The Bad The Ugly

For the money this lens is great...[...].On the 75-200 end, the pictures are average to above average, however 200-300 it drops off the scale fast.From a professional stand point I would look else were, but for mom and dad at a baseball park this lens if for you.

Reviewed by 116 customers

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best purchase

By

from York, Maine

This is a great camera and very easy to use for a beginner.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

yes, I endorse quality!

By

from Tucson, AZ

Back in the 1960s, I was impressed to see Canon lenses on TV cameras in a TV studio I was doing an appearance in; a subsequent trip to Tokyo's Ginza led to some serious camera shopping- a Canon 35mm SLR and lenses (50mm+ 200mmtelephoto) which served beautifully for the balance of my 'round-the-work-journey following a year of travels through India.Years later, I upgraded the body to an A1 and ultimately transitioned into a 5D/ii, which evolved into an SL-1 with impressive zoom lenses. the comfort, ease of use,reliability and impressive images have always been present in all Canon photo products, and have consistently justified my continued investment in these quality products.

 
5.0

two thumbs up

By

from Greenville, Michigan

Easy to use and takes great distant photos. Go addition to my buisness.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

good lens

By

from Virginia

I have been using this lens since I bought my camera over 2 years ago. Light weight, easy to use and takes the abuse that I give it. As of today it is still in the same working order as when I took it out of the box.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

For the $ best lense I've bought

By

from WaSHINGTON

I bought this lens in about 2007. Taken probably 12000 pictures with it. 50% of them at Walt Disney World. From reading other reviews I had none of those problems. Not much of a nigh shoot person, daytime pictures very few out of focus. Some times even use a 2x multiplier. Last trip to Disney bought and used EFS55-250mm. I had all the problems with that len that people described with this lens. I put the 75-300 back on my Rebel XT and will leave it there. The rebel XT is old and a little slow, might up-date it someday.

 
1.0

Very Disappointed

By

from Detroit, MI area  -  Photo Enthusiast

I've purchased two of these new. Both autofocus systems failed after the warranty expired. I've had multiple other Canon lenses for numerous years and have NEVER had a problem. However, this 75-300 lense certainly seems to be an inferior product. Don't waste your money on this one.

 
5.0

A Happy Surprise

By

from Front Royal, VA  -  Photo Enthusiast

I needed a telephoto lens for a trip to Peru/Amazon Rainforest. This product has fit the bill perfectly. It is not too heavy and produces fantastic photos.

 
3.0

Good For the Price

By

from Cape Cod  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

This is good for the price. If you're here looking at this lens then you are probably a consumer and not looking for pro level quality. This is a good lens for it's price but know that you will upgrade if you are serious about photography.

 
5.0

I would buy this product again!

By

from Rhode Island  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

This lens has been great to help me photograph the my son's baseball games and my garden!!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great lens for kitted item!

By

from Chicago  -  Casual Photographer

This lens came with a Canon 3ti kit. It's a decent lens especially compared to the standard Canon lens. Great for zooming still items/wildlife.

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Shopper  is this compatable with the canon EOS 600D and will the auto focus work correctly?
TRACY B  I use this lense on my Canon 60D. Yes it is compatable and the auto focus works really well - my two kids(ages 8 and 12) use it frequently and love how easy it is for them to get great pictures.
steven s  I'm a newbie and do they make this lens with the IS?
FABIAN G  Yes, Canon produces a 70-300 USM IS
Rachael M  Does this lens have IS? Sorry, camera newbie here. :)
RONALD M  No, it doesn't. That's why it is so inexpensive.
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