A fast-aperture super-telephoto lens that delivers a professional performance – ideal for sports, news and wildlife photography. The optical design of this super-telephoto lens doesn’t just deliver superb image quality, it also reduces weight, making this the most portable 400mm f/2.8 ever.
Great for Sport
When you’re on the touchline, the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM puts you right next to the action. The lens’s USM focusing works with your camera’s AF to keep fast-moving subjects sharp.
Great for Wildlife
Whether you’re on safari or shooting locally, the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM is an excellent choice for photographing wildlife in its native environment. The lens’s lightweight design makes it an ideal travelling companion.
Great for Reportage
Press photography often demands a powerful telephoto performance. The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM delivers this while also being lightweight and portable, so it’s easier to carry between jobs.
Professional image quality
Achieve exceptional sharpness and contrast right across the frame. Superb for sports, wildlife and news photographers who demand the very best performance.
The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM is the lightest 400mm f/2.8 lens in the world*, and features an advanced five-stop Image Stabilizer**, making hand-held shooting a reality.
Focus quickly & accurately
Subjects come into critical focus with exceptional speed and precision, even in low light. Fast moving-objects are kept sharp.
Shoot with smart controls
Fingertip controls let you start/lock AF or recall a pre-programmed focusing distance. All without taking the camera from your eye.
Built to travel
As an L-Series lens the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM is built to exacting standards. It’s sealed against dust and moisture and can withstand the rigours of professional use.
What’s in the box
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM
ET-155(W III) hood
Lens cap E-180E
Lens dust cap E
Lens wide strap B
Drop-in filter holder
Lens softcase LS-400
User manual kit
|Image Size||Full Frame|
|35mm film equivalent focal length (mm)||-|
|Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl)||5°10', 3°30', 6°10'|
|Lens construction (elements/groups)||17/13|
|No. of diaphragm blades||9|
|Closest focusing distance (m)||2.5|
|Maximum magnification (x)||0.17|