EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM

The world’s lightest 400mm f/2.8 lens for DSLR and Mirrorless

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EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
  • World’s lightest 400mm f/2.8 lens for DSLR & Mirrorless cameras*

    Deliver exceptional image quality with f/2.8 max aperture in a durable design with 25% reduced weight and vastly improved balance *As at Sept 4th 2018.

    Internal view of EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
  • 5-stop Image Stabilizer

    Powerful image stabilization counters camera shake that may occur with large lenses, making for stable shooting even when hand-holding

    Athlete's hand taken with EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
  • Advanced focus control

    A new electronic focus ring and 2 focus preset points offer ultimate control and versatility for fast shooting

    Swimmer taken with EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
  • Shoot into the light with confidence

    Don't fear the flare. Shoot into the light with Canon's new multi-layered Air Sphere Coating (ASC) protecting against flare, ghosting and reduced contrast.

    Photo taken with EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
First look: EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM


“The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM is every bit as good as you would expect from its specifications and price tag,
delivering excellent resolution, plucky contrast and superb stabilisation. Its build quality is up to pro standards and its AF is very fast and reliable.”

Margaret Brown, Photo Review

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EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM
  • Dimensions (W x H x D) mm

    343 x 163 mm

  • Focal Range

    400mm

  • Max Aperture

    f/2.8

  • Special Lenses

    2 Fluorite, 1 Super UD

  • Minimum Focusing Distance (m)

    2.5

  • Max Magnification

    0.17x

  • Number of aperture blades

    9

  • Image Stabilizer

    Yes – 5 stops

  • Filter Size

    52mm (drop in)

  • Approx Weight (g)

    2840

  • Lens Hood

    ET-155 (WIII)

  • Lens Cap

    E-180E

  • Lens Case

    LS400 (supplied), Lens Case 400E (optional)