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EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM

The super-telephoto sports lens for ultimate performance

EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens
Share winning stories with this super telephoto sports lens

With its f/2.8 maximum aperture, experience exceptional image quality in a durable design using magnesium alloy and titanium to reduce weight.

  • L-Series quality delivers winning shots

    L-series is Canon's flagship professional lens range and its precision-designed EF optics ensure you'll create a winning shot every time.

  • 4-stop Image Stabilizer for subject clarity

    Counteract image blur, which can occur during handheld shooting, with the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM's 4-stop Image Stabilizer.

3 Image Stabilizer modes for catching all the action

Perfect for all types of action photography especially those requiring panning, the lens's Image Stabilizer mode only activates during exposure.

  • Subwavelength structure lens coating for detailed definition

    Canon's patented lens element coating helps minimise ghosting and flare caused by internal reflections making your action shot tell the true story.

  • Fast and quiet auto focus guaranteed

    The ring USM uses ultrasonic frequency vibrations to drive extremely rapid auto focus with near-silent operation for a nail biting finish.

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EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM
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    Drop-in 52

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