Amazon has a ‘best of web’ price on the Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM Telephoto Lens for Canon SLR cameras. $3,999 + free shipping = $3,999. Make sure you choose Amazon as the retailer.

Specs:

  • EF mount; telephoto lens
  • Ultra-low Dispersion glass with Fluorite elements; inner focusing ring; full-time manual focus; image stabilizer
  • 300mm focal length
  • f/2.8 maximum aperture
  • Micro UltraSonic Motor (USM)
  • Angle of view (Horizontal, Vertical, Diagonal): 6 degrees 50 minutes, 4 degrees 35 minutes, 8 degrees 15 minutes
  • Lens construction: 17 elements in 13 groups
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 8
  • Minimum aperture: 32
  • Closest focusing distance: 8.2 feet
  • Maximum magnification: 0.13x
  • AF actuator: USM
  • Filter diameter: 52 millimeters drop-in
  • Maximum diameter by length: 128 by 252 inches
  • Weight: 5.6 pounds (lens only)
  • Magnification with Extension Tube EF 12 II: 0.18 to 0.04
  • Magnification with Extension Tube EF 25 II: 0.24 to 0.09
  • Lens hood: ET-120
  • Hard case: Lens case 300
  • Soft case: Not available
  • GF Holder III (Hood III): NC
  • GF Holder IV (Hood IV): NC
  • Warranty: 1 year

Buy it: Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM Telephoto Lens – $3,999 Shipped



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Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."