Canon Lenses

Canon EF 600 L f4 IS ii Field Review

INTRODUCTION When Canon announced the replacement of all 4 of their super telephoto lenses a while ago, I remember wondering exactly what sort of real upgrades the new lenses would offer.  It turned out that I was most impressed by the first two lenses that I reviewed, which were the EF 300 f2.8 L IS […]

Canon EF 800 f/5.6 L IS USM Lens Review

The Canon EF 800 L super telephoto is as impressive a lens as I have ever used.  First released in 2007/8, it benefits from being designed from the outset to be used with digital camera bodies.   It remains the longest freely available lens in Canon’s line-up, although at the time of this writing a […]

Canon EF 70-300 f/4-5.6 L IS USM Field Review

Introduction The Canon EF 70-300f/4-5.6 L IS lens was introduced in the last part of 2010.  The 70-300mm focal length range is a popular one and Canon already produce a handful of cheaper zoom lenses with similar focal length ranges. The difference is that this 70-300 is the first such L-series offering in this focal length […]

Canon EF 300 L f/2.8 IS II USM

Canon EF 300 L f/2.8 IS II USM Fixed Telephoto Lens – Field Review Introduction I bought my own Canon EF300 L f/2.8L IS I some four years ago, the predecessor to this lens. From the first frame that I took with that lens, I never looked back. This has been my workhorse wildlife photography […]

Canon EF 400 f/2.8L IS II USM

Canon EF 400 f/2.8L IS II USM Fixed Telephoto Lens – Field Review Introduction When I heard that Canon had released a new version of their 400 f/2.8 fixed telephoto lens, I was most interested to see what the long list of changes really meant. Of the four new fixed focal length lenses announced by […]