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Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM Image Stabilizer AutoFocus Super Telephoto Lens with Case & Hood - USA

SKU: CA5004ISU MFR: 2532A002
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About this item

Next-generation super telephoto L-series lens with an Image Stabilizer, it's one of the world's best lenses for wildlife and nature photography. The optical system is newly designed with a maximum aperture of f/4. One fluorite element and two UD-glass elements effectively correct aberrations resulting in sharp and excellent delineation.

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Fast / accurate auto-focus (33) , Strong construction (25) , Consistent output (18) , Durable (16) , Rugged (14) , Easily interchangeable (7) , Fast auto-focus (7) , Superior build quality (7) , Super-sharp images (7) , Lightweight (6)
Cons:
Heavy (11) , Pricey / poor value (3)
Best Uses:
Wildlife (22) , Sports/action (15) , General purpose (6) , Wildlife photos (4)
Reviewer Profile:
Enthusiast (12) , Professional (8) , Photo enthusiast (4) , Semi-professional (4) , Casual user (1)

Technical Specs

Construction 13 groups / 17 elements
Angle of view
F stop range 4-32
Closest Focusing Distance 4.5m / 14.8 ft
Maximum Magnification 1:8.3
Filter Size 52mm Drop-In
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) 15.2" x 5.8" / 387.0mm x 146.0
Weight 8.5 lbs. / 3,870g
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