Canon 200mm f/2L IS USM Review and Samples

First published on: Monday, 8 March 2010

This post is a compilation of information related to the Canon EF 200mm f2L IS USM telephoto lens.

Lloyd Chambers shares a web-sized flower photo taken with this lens on a Canon 5D Mark II, and has this to say about the combination:

The Canon 200mm f/2L IS is one heck of a nice lens in multiple ways — world class — so go get one if it suits your habits and your biceps.

But don’t count on the 5D Mark II to focus it perfectly— close is not good enough for its outstanding sharpness. I’ve had to resort to Live View with the 5D Mark II. Perhaps the camera fine focus adjustment would address that issue, I just don’t know and I probably won’t bother […]

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