Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens


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  • Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
  • Lens Soft Case LS400
  • Lens Hood ET-155WIII
  • Lens Cap E-180E
  • Rear Lens Dust Cap E
  • Lens Wide Strap B
  • Drop-In Screw Filter holder 52mm (WIII) with 52mm Protector Filter
  • Canon 1 Year Warranty
  • The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM offers you the superb image quality of a Canon L series super telephoto in a new, lightweight form that makes it the world’s lightest 400mm f/2.8 lens*. A meticulous optical redesign means reduced flare and ghosting thanks to Super Spectra Coating (SSC) and Air Sphere (ASC), a shorter minimum focusing distance and additional comfort and portability. Advanced heat-rejecting paint helps you shoot for longer periods of time even under the hot sun. Operation is made easy with full-time manual AF, while two focus presets to help you quickly dial in the spot you want. Combining sharp image quality with high operability, professionals and advanced photographers can take the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM anywhere in order to capture masterful shots of nature, sports and beyond.

    Revised Optics

    Featuring carefully refined optics, the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM offers a familiar feel to its predecessor while being even more comfortable to handle thanks to its significantly lighter build. Super UD lens elements offer improved image quality while being more compact in size, while the Image Stabilizer unit has also had its weight reduced. This results in a lens that’s more than twenty-five percent, or approx. 2.20 lbs., lighter than its predecessor.

    Highly durable design for excellent performance

    Built to L series lens specifications, the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM features a highly durable design for excellent performance even in inclement weather conditions. It delivers a dust- and water-resistant construction with seals around the mount, switches, rings and more. To help maintain a clean lens, even after multiple lens changes in sub-optimal conditions, the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM has a specially designed fluorine coating on its front and rear surfaces.

    Minimum Focusing Distance of approx. 8.2 ft./2.5m.

    The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM can help you get close to your subjects with a minimum focusing distance of approx. 8.2 ft./2.5m. This makes it easy to fill the frame with details, letting you capture action-packed scenes for dynamic and impressive results.

    Increased Heat Shielding

    Even when used outdoors in the heat Even when used outdoors in the heat for extended periods of time, the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM delivers consistent and reliable performance you can trust.A new paint formulation reflects the heat, while a two-layer barrel structure helps reduce the thermal effects on the lens elements.

    Create memorable images with vibrant colors and deep contrast

    To create memorable images with vibrant colors and deep lifelike contrast, minimizing unwanted flare and ghosting is crucial. Canon’s Super Spectra Coating (SSC) helps reject extraneous light wavelengths, maintaining overall image quality and color fidelity. Additionally, Canon’s Air Sphere Coating (ASC) helps minimize unwanted glare and reflections.

    The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM features a 9-blade, circular aperture to help create gorgeous, evocative out-of-focus areas and soft backgrounds. With an incredible level of control over background blur, the 9-blade circular aperture helps create intimacy and intensity in both photos and videos for impactful results.

    Lens Series
    Canon EF, IS III, USM
    Lens Type
    Lens Mount
    Canon EOS
    Format Compatibility
    Full Frame
    Focus Type
    Auto Focus
    Focusing Technology
    Inner Focusing
    Closest Focus Distance
    98.4" / 250cm
    Focal Length
    Angle Of View
    6 deg. 10'
    35mm Equivalent Focal Length
    Not Applicable
    Minimum Aperture
    Maximum Aperture
    Maximum Magnification
    Lens Coating
    Super Spectra Coating (SSC) and Air Sphere Coating (ASC) Minimizes 
    Fluorine Coatings
    Aspherical Elements
    ED Glass Elements
    Filter Size
    Drop-In: 52 mm
    Lens Elements / Groups
    17 Elements / 13 Groups
    Diaphragm Blades
    6.4 x 13.5" (163.0 x 343.0mm)
    100oz / 2840g
    Image Stabilization Type
    Tripod Collar
    Yes Removable - rotating
    Waterproof / Water Resistant
    Dust Resistant

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    Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
    Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens