The 100mm f/2.8 macro lens will focus over the full range from infinity down to life size (1:1 reproduction ratio). This lens will impress any serious photographer with its combination of versatility, image quality and superb handling. A high-performance ring type Ultrasonic Motor provides fast and silent AF throughout its focus range, and even more significantly, allows full-time manual focusing permitting the close-up or macro shooter to instantly override the AF whenever necessary.
• Advanced optical formula with a three-group floating element system for exceptional close-up performance • Internal focusing means the lens length is constant • Secondary diaphragm to block stray light at f/2.8 & increase contrast when shooting in backlit conditions • Ultrasonic Motor provides outstanding AF speed at all focusing distances • Wide manual focusing ring with smooth action & fulltime manual focus override (even in AF mode) • Tripod collar available optionally
Filter Size 58mm f/Stop Range f/2.8-32 Minimum Focus Distance 1' (0.31 m) Magnification 1:1 Zoom/Focus Control Not Applicable Angle of View 24° Groups/Elements 8/12 Tripod Collar Optional [Tripod Mount Ring B(B)] Length 4.7" Maximum Diameter 3.1" Weight 1.32 lb
Oh my, oh my... I feel the earth move under my feet, I feel the sky falling down..." I wish Canon can lend it for demo... he, he. And then I will buy the demo unit at marked down price for a used one... ha, ha, ha. telyds, dreaming
Canon 40D 300mm F4L IS
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The earth is the Lord's and everything that is in it. Psalms 24:1
I bought this this lens from the US last year. It truly gives life to a small subjects such as insects. As an added bonus, it is also a very good portrait lens. Allow me to share a picture taken from this wonderful lens