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EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM

Your elite super telephoto lens for real life results

EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM lens
Your ultimate high performance super telephoto lens

Everything you need for professional quality is wrapped up in this high performance lens with lightweight magnesium alloy and titanium construction.

  • Sophisticated optical design delivers unbelievable results.

    EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM features fluorite and UD lens elements to tackle aberrations and distortions, delivering exceptional image quality.

  • Image Stabilizer for hand held professionalism

    The in-built Image Stabilizer technology enables handheld shooting with shutter speeds up to four stops slower without incurring camera shake.

Fast, quiet auto focus supports perfection

The lens's ring USM uses ultrasonic frequency vibrations to drives extremely rapid auto focus with near-silent operation.

  • Enhanced quality with minimal ghosting and flare

    Canon's patented Subwavelength structure coating minimises ghosting and flare to deliver crisp, clear images wherever you're shooting.

  • Power focusing for incredible action

    The EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM's two-speed Power Focus mode allows focus to be adjusted at a smooth constant speed - perfect when shooting video.

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EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM
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    Drop-in 52

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