The all-purpose Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens is a fast aperture zoom suitable for all areas of photography, which features an optical system that includes 2 ultra-low dispersion (UD) and super UD aspheric elements to minimise colour aberration and ensure exceptional sharpness. f/2.8 aperture and USM (Ultrasonic Motor) allows for fast, low light shooting and near-silent focusing. More
The all-purpose Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens is a fast aperture zoom suitable for all areas of photography, which features an optical system that includes 2 ultra-low dispersion (UD) and super UD aspheric elements to minimise colour aberration and ensure exceptional sharpness. f/2.8 aperture and USM (Ultrasonic Motor) allows for fast, low light shooting and near-silent focusing.
- "This week Canon officially added three new EF lenses to their lineup, including the very much anticipated next generation 24-70mm f2.8 lens as well as two replacements for the very popular 24mm f2.8 and 28mm f2.8 primes."
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Key Features: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II USM Lens
With its Canon EF mount, this lens is compatible with both full-frame cameras such as the 5D MK III, and cropped (APS-C) sensor cameras such as the 1300D.
The next-generation optics feature ultra-low dispersion (UD) and super UD elements for exceptional sharpness. Aspherical lens elements combat chromatic aberration.
Fast Maximum Aperture
The fast f/2.8 maximum aperture is perfect for low-light shooting and control over depth of field.
L-series Build Quality
The lens is sealed against dust and moisture, and its tough construction protects against knocks and bumps
The USM (Ultra-Sonic Motor) allows for fast, near-silent focusing with full-time manual override.
With a minimum focus distance of 0.38m, this lens has a nine-bladed circular aperture diaphragm for smooth natural bokeh.
In Comparison: Canon 24-70mm f2.8L II USM vs Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
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