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Canon EF 24-70 mm f/ 4 L IS USM Lens

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Canon EF 24-70 mm f/ 4 L IS USM  lens

Canon EF 24-70 mm f/ 4 L IS USM  lens

Canon EF 24-70 mm f/ 4 L IS USM  lens

Canon EF 24-70 mm f/ 4 L IS USM  lens


Canon EF 24-70 mm f/ 4 L IS USM  MTF Chart

Canon EF 24-70 mm f/ 4 L IS USM  MTF Chart

Optical design

Canon EF 24-70 mm f/ 4 L IS USM  optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 2012

Optical design: 15 elements in 12 groups (2As+2UD)

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor, Optical stabilisation
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Average price: $1250


Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
24mm - 70mmf/4.0f/2290.3877600/21,293/3,7

Additional information:

The Canon EF 24-70mm f/4 L IS USM is a  full-format standard zoom lens for Canon EF DSLR cameras. This L-series professional lens features a constant maximum aperture throughout the entire zoom range.

Its optical formula comprises 15 elements in 12 groups, including two aspherical and two UD elements.

Closest focusing distance is 38 cm throughout the entire zoom range. Macro mode is available thanks to the Macro Mode Switch. With up to 0.7x magnification, it is easily accessible with a one-touch switch at the 70mm telephoto end of the zoom range.

The lens is equipped with a hybrid  four-stop compensation image stabilizer for both types of camera shake: angular and shift. It also provides an efficient 2.5-stop compensation when shooting macro photography.

Compact and lightweight, the Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM lens features dust and water resistance as well as fluorine coatings on the front and rear lens surfaces, prtotecting from smearing and enabling easy cleaning. The coating helps protect the elements against scratches and hard water.

Additional information:

  • diameter 84 mm

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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 07.11.2012

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