16 elements in 12 groups (Including drop-in rear filter, Fluorite: G2 and G4, UD Lens: None)
Diagonal Angle of View
Inner focusing system, with focusing cam
Closest Focusing Distance
3.7m / 12.14 ft.
Max. Diameter x Length, Weight
5.7" x 15.1", approx. 112.5 oz. / 146 x 383mm, approx. 3190g
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Description: Worthy successor to the lauded Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM, the new EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM super telephoto lens features completely redesigned Fluorite optics that deliver sharper images with less chromatic aberration and has a lighter weight thanks to magnesium and titanium construction elements. Because image stabilization technology in super telephoto lenses may inadvertently over-compensate and interfere with composing and... read more