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EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

The EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM is a high performance, water-resistant, and ultra wide-angle Canon L-series lens. It has been specifically designed for improved edge-to-edge image quality that will meet the strict requirements of professional and high-end amateur photographers. It features 3 high-precision aspherical lens elements, each of a different type: ground, replica and GMo for even better image quality than the original EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM. The circular aperture produces a beautiful and natural background blur when shooting at wider apertures. Other features include internal focusing, a ring type USM (Ultra Sonic Monitor), and new AF algorithms for fast and quiet autofocusing.

$2,339.99 MSRP

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Print Specs

  • Focal Length 16mm – 35mm
  • Aperture Maximum: ƒ2.8
    Minimum: ƒ22
  • Angle of View 63° – 108.1°
  • Lens Construction 16 elements in 12 groups
  • Diaphragm Blades 7
  • Minimum Focusing Distance 28cm (11.024")
  • Filter Size 82mm
  • Weight 640g (1.41 lb)
  • MTF Chart

Reviewed by: Photozone
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 USM L II (full format) - Review / Test Report
Launched back in spring 2007 the EF 16-35mm f/2.8 USM L II is the latest ultra-wide zoom lens made by Canon. Regarding its rather steep pricing of around 1400€/US$ it's primarily targeting the professional market segment. Compared to its...
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Reviewed by: Kenrockwell
Canon 16-35mm L II Review
If you have $1,700 and want the best ultra-wide zoom on the planet for your Canon full-frame camera then just get one of these now. It is significantly sharper in the corners over the previous 16-35mm f/2.8, and focuses much more...
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Reviewed by: Pcmag
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
The Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM ($1,699 direct)$1,499.00 at is a 2.2x zoom lens, compatible with both Canon APS-C and full-frame cameras. Even though its zoom range is limited, the change of field of view from 16mm to 35mm is a drastic...
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Reviewed by: The-digital-picture
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L II USM Lens Review
The Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L II USM Lens is what I consider one of the most important lenses in Canon's lineup. Taking over the ultra-wide angle position of the available professional grade f/2.8 zoom lenses from the Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L USM...
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