Ideal for the nature or sports photographer looking exceptioanl range and quality. The Canon EF 70-300mm L series telephoto lens is ready to give your professional results. It combines cutting-edge design with versatile range and image stabilisation for exceptionally detailed results, even at extreme zooms. Key benefits: The EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM features Image Stabilisation (IS) , making it ideal for handheld and telephoto work. Shutter speeds up to three stops slower no increase in image blur. When panning horizontally, the IS system can be set to correct only for unwanted vertical shake, and the system switches off when the camera is mounted on a tripod. L-series lenses combine superior performance and great handling, with resistance to dust and moisture . Just 143mm long this lens is right at home on assignments where staying maneuverable while maintaining image quality is key. UD (ultra-low dispersion glass) glass lens control colour distortion . The result is crisp, high-contrast images, free of colour fringing and other unwanted effects. An ultrasonic motor (USM) powers rapid – near silent – autofocus. Full manual override is available, making it possible to adjust focus without leaving AF mode. Super Spectra coating keeps colour balance vibrant and accurate, while reducing unwanted flare and ghosting for sharper images than ever. The circular aperture gives out of focus regions a softer feel making foreground objects stand out against a smoother, blurred background. Includes a soft case to keep it safe from bumps and scratches. For use with Canon DSLR cameras.