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CANON 24-70MM F2.8 MARKII L USM EF LENS

CANON 24-70MM F2.8 MARKII L USM EF LENS

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  • The Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM is a professional-grade standard zoom lens designed for Canon's full-frame DSLR cameras. Here are some key features and details about the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens:

    1. Focal Length:

      • The 24-70mm focal length range is considered a standard zoom, making it versatile for various photography genres, including landscapes, portraits, and events.
    2. Aperture:

      • The lens features a constant wide aperture of f/2.8 throughout the zoom range. A wide aperture allows for excellent low-light performance and creates a shallow depth of field, making it suitable for achieving a blurred background (bokeh).
    3. L-Series Optics:

      • The lens is part of Canon's L-series, indicating professional-grade optics and build quality. L-series lenses are known for their superior optical performance and durability.
    4. Ultrasonic Motor (USM):

      • The lens incorporates Canon's Ultrasonic Motor for fast, precise, and quiet autofocus. This is particularly beneficial for both photography and video applications.
    5. Weather-Sealed Construction:

      • The lens features dust and moisture-resistant construction, enhancing its durability and making it suitable for use in various environmental conditions.
    6. Image Stabilization:

      • The Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM does not have built-in image stabilization. However, the wide f/2.8 aperture allows for better low-light performance, reducing the need for slower shutter speeds.
    7. Full-Frame Compatibility:

      • The lens is designed for Canon's full-frame DSLR cameras, but it can also be used on APS-C sensor cameras, where it will have an effective focal length due to the crop factor.
    8. High-Quality Optics:

      • The lens employs high-quality optical elements, including multiple aspherical and UD (Ultra-Low Dispersion) elements, to minimize aberrations and ensure sharp, high-contrast images.
    9. Manual Focus Override:

      • The lens allows for full-time manual focus override, enabling photographers to make fine adjustments to focus even when in autofocus mode.
    10. Zoom Lock Lever:

      • The lens features a zoom lock lever to secure the lens at its shortest length during transportation.

    The Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM is a workhorse lens favored by many professional photographers for its versatility and image quality. When purchasing a lens, especially if it's pre-owned, check for signs of wear, test the autofocus, and inspect the optical elements for any issues. Additionally, ask about the lens's history and whether it comes with the original accessories and packaging.

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