Canon lenses A-Z

 


Above possible to select between Canon / Sigma / Tamron / Tokina / Zeiss / Samyang lenses for Canon EF mount.

Newest lenses in the database: Canon 24-105 is stm, Canon 11-24mm f/4 L USM

Canon lenses A-Z

Last update: 25/05/2015
The aim with these tables below to collect the lenses for Canon camera system in one place in order to overview them more easily. I list third party lenses as well, not just the native Canon lenses.

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Canon Ef-s lenses only for crop sensor cameras – Canon lenses A Z

These lenses listed below in the table in the upper region of the page only can be used on Canon crop sensor cameras not on Full frame cameras. Other lenses below with Full frame compatibility can be used on Canon Full frame and crop sensor cameras as well.

Canon EF lenses for Full frame and crop sensor cameras
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price (dollar/EUR) Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon Ef-s 10-18mm f/4-5.6 is STM Aps-C 67 mm 240g (8.7 oz.) 299 USD / 279 EUR / 81,000 HUF No yes yes The newest reasonably priced good quality ultra wide angle lens.
Canon 10-22 f/3.5-4.5 USM review
canon lenses a-z 10-22
Aps-C 77 mm 386g (13.6 oz.) 649 USD/ 526 EUR/ 157,000 HUF yes No No Very good all around, wide range, surprisingly good against flare, but the Tokina 11-16 is sharper. In the review I photographed Budapest all around.
Canon 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 is review

canon 15-85

Aps-C 72 mm 575g (1.27 lb) 799 USD/ 659 EUR/ 190,000 HUF yes No yes Very sharp, very good range, but high vignetting wide open
Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 is USM Aps-C 67 mm 475 g (1.05 lb) 599 USD / 340 EUR / 86,000 HUF yes No yes Not as good as most people expect
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 is USM review
canon lenses a-z 17-55
Aps-C 77 mm 645 g (22.75 oz) 879 USD / 699 EUR / 222,000 HUF yes No yes A very good lens but not cheap
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price (dollar/EUR) Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 is review Aps-C 58 mm 200 g (7.1 oz) discontinued No No yes This cheap lens has high quality, including exceptional sharpness, very effective stabilizer. The drawbacks are the moderate contrast and not so good against flare. This lens significantly improved over the earlier 18-55 mm II. The 18-55 stm is a little even better.
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Aps-C 59 mm 201 g (7.1 oz) 199 USD / 130 EUR / 51,000 HUF No No yes Essentially the same as the earlier version, little improved against flare
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 is Stm review
canon lenses a-z 18-55 is stm
Aps-C 58 mm 205 g (7.23 oz) 249 USD / 127 eur / 42,000 HUF No yes yes Very good at the wide end, little softer at the long end
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 is Stm Aps-C 67 mm 480 g (16.93 oz) 549 USD / 379 EUR / 103.000 HUF No yes yes Convenient zoom range but not so high quality
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price (dollar/EUR) Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 is Aps-C 72 mm 595 g (1.31 lb) 699 USD / 449 EUR / 133,000 HUF No No yes Convenient zoom range but not so high quality
Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro review
canon lenses a-z
Aps-C 52 mm 335 g (11.8 oz) 469 USD / 399 EUR / 120,000 HUF yes No No Simply a fantastic lens gives you lots of extra power if you don’t have a macro lens yet. The drawback is the small working distance compared to longer macro lenses. Razor sharp, small and light.
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 is Aps-C 58 mm 390 g (13.76 oz) discontinued No No yes Cheap light telephoto with decent optical performance
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 is II Aps-C 58 mm 390 g (13.76 oz) 250 USD / 145 EUR / 56,000 HUF No No yes Cheap light telephoto with decent optical performance
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 is Stm Aps-C 58 mm 375 g (13.23 oz) 300 USD / 255 EUR / 93,000 HUF No yes yes Cheap light telephoto with decent optical performance
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 14mm f/2.8 L II Full frame Rear filter 645g / 22.75 oz. 2249 USD / 1846 EUR /
1649 GBP / 2219 AU /
664,000 HUF
yes No No Less distortion, less keystoning, the front elements is exposed, and scratches easily, quite expensive
Canon 8-15 f/4 L USM Full frame No filter / rear 540g / 19 oz. 1349 USD / 1095 EUR
953 GBP / 1200 AU /
370,000 HUF
yes No No Fisheye lens, which means pronounced distortion, very good quality, 180 degree field of view on FF cameras
Canon 11-24mm f/4 L USM Full frame No filter / rear g / oz. 3000 USD yes No No Interesting price (who will buy that), can be better than the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8 ?
Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L Tilt-Shift Lens Full frame No filter 820g (28.92 oz) 2249 USD / 2129 EUR
1659 GBP / 2274 AU /
691,000 HUF
No No No Tilt-shift, good for architecture and landscapes to avoid keystoning, extremely expensive, max tilts:6.5 degree, max shift:12mm, the two function can be used separately or in combination
Canon 16-35mm f/4 L is Full frame 77 mm 615g (21.69 oz) 1200 USD / 924 EUR /
817 GBP / 1566 AU /
305,000 HUF
Yes No yes It is a quite new lens, very good quality
Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L Full frame 77 mm 600g ( 1.3 lb. ) Seems discontinued USD / EUR /
GBP / AU /
HUF
Yes No No It is a combination of wide angle and bright f/2.8 aperture
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 L II Full frame 82 mm 635g ( 22.4 oz. ) 1700 USD / EUR /
GBP / AU /
HUF
Yes No No Improved over the earlier version
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Lens Full frame 77 mm 475g 1.05 lb. 839 USD / EUR /
GBP / AU /
HUF
Yes No No An interesting lens, but not the sharpest out there
Canon 20mm f/2.8 review
canon lenses 20mm
Full frame 72 mm 405g 14.28 oz. 539 USD / EUR /
GBP / AU /
HUF
Yes No No Good lens, but nothing extraordinary regarding picture quality, no reason to prefer over zooms, exotic elements needed to have better colors and contrast.
Canon 20-35 f/3.5-4.5 Full frame 77 mm 331g 11.7 oz. app. 200 USD used / EUR /
GBP / AU /
HUF
Yes No No Discontinued, older lens, with strong chromatic aberration, newer cameras can correct
Canon 24/3.5 TS-E Full frame 72mm 570g / 20.1 oz. 700-1000 USD used / EUR /
GBP / AU /
HUF
No No No Tilt shift for architecture photography / landscapes
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 24/3.5 TS-E II Full frame 82 mm 780g / 27.5 oz. 2000 USD / EUR /
GBP / AU /
HUF
No No No For Tilt shift for architecture photography / landscapes, perhaps the most used focal length
Canon 24/2.8 Full frame 58 mm 280g / 9.88 oz. Discontinued No No No Not sharp wide open, better stopped down, there is a new version as well with stabilizer
Canon 24/2.8 is USM Full Frame 58 mm 281g (9.9 oz.) 600 USD Yes No Yes No data yet
Canon 24/1.4 L Full frame 77 mm 550g (19.4 oz.) discontinued Yes No No No data yet
Canon 24/1.4 L II Full frame 77 mm 650g (22.93 oz.) 1650 USD Yes No No No data yet
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 24-70 f4L IS review Full frame 77mm 600g (21.16 oz.) 1000 USD Yes No Yes New high quality lens
Canon 24-70 f/2.8 L review Full frame 77 mm 950g (33.6 oz.) Discontinued Yes No No Big bulky pro lens, af is significantly slower than the Af of the Canon 24-105 f/4 L IS, interestingly the zooming action is opposite: the base position is the long end, sharp lens
Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 L II Full frame 82 mm 805g (28.4 oz.) 2000 USD Yes No No No data yet
Canon 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Full frame 67 mm 361g 12.7 oz. discontinued Yes No No Not very sharp, but sharper, than the Canon 28-105 f/3.5-4.5 USM lens, both has fast ring-type ultrasonic autofocus system, small and light
Canon 24 105mm f/4 L IS review Full frame 77 mm 670g 23.6 oz. 1149 USD Yes No Yes Not the sharpest lens out there, but very versatile, relatively compact, has very fast USM af, effective stabilizer, not very wide on APS-C
Canon 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS stm Full frame 77 mm 525g 18.52 oz. 600 USD No Yes Yes A newer consumer grade lens, with stepper motor(totally silent, good for transitions, but slower than a good USM) optimized for video, 400mm MFD, 0.3x, CA at 105mm, kit with Canon 6D, lower quality than the Canon 24-105 f/4 L, don’t mix the two.
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 28-135 IS USM Full frame 72 mm 540g 19.05 oz 300 USD Yes No Yes Older lens, there are sharper lenses around nowadays
Canon 28/1.8 USM Full frame 77 mm 310g 10.93 oz. 509 USD Yes No No Not the sharpest in the corners
Canon 28/2.8 is lens review Full frame 58 mm 261g 9.2 oz. 549 USD Yes No Yes No data yet
Canon 28-70 f/2.8L USM

Full frame

77 mm 880g 31.1 oz. Discontinued Yes No No Older version of the Canon 24-70 f/2.8 L
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 is L review Full frame 77 mm 1670g 59 oz. 2549 USD Yes No Yes No data yet
Canon 35mm f/1.4 L Full frame 77mm 580g 20.46 oz. 1479 USD Yes No No One of the most popular Canon lens
Canon 35mm f2 review Full frame 52mm 210 g / 7.4 oz. Discontinued around 330 USD No No No Older micromotor driven lens, very sharp at f/4
Canon 35mm f/2 is Full frame 67 mm 335g 11.82 oz. 599 USD Yes No Yes The new version of the old 35mm f/2, with stabilizer
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM review Full frame 52 mm 130g 4.6 oz. 200 USD No Yes No Very small, very light, razor sharp, the Stm is meant for video, relatively cheap
Canon 45mm f/2.8 TS-E Full frame 72 mm 645g 22.75 oz. 1400 USD No No No Tilt shift lens for architecture / landscapes
Canon 50mm f1.8 II review Full frame 52 mm 130g 4.6 oz. 125 USD No No No Very low quality build, autofocus is not precise, and feels very low quality, Canon at least would put an Stm in it, optically interesting, love hate relationship for most people because of the marketing driven decision
Canon 50mm 1.2 L
canon lenses a-z
Full frame 72 mm 590g 20.81 oz. 1549 USD Yes No No The brightest 50mm there, not the sharpest
Canon 50mm f1.4 review Full frame 58mm 290g 10.23 oz. 400 USD Yes No No Fantastic lens for a wedding, soft at 1.4 but has an interesting dreamy effect, small and light, sharp from f/2.8, a very nice lens
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 50/2.5 compact macro Full frame 52mm 280g 9.88 oz. 300 USD No No No Very sharp lens, but only 1:2 magnification for macro
Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Photo Lens Full frame 58 mm 710g /25 oz 1049 USD No No No Unique 1x-5x macro magnification, manual focus only, 3 group optical floating system, not so easy to realize this magnification
Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 is II review Full frame 77 mm 1490g (52.56 oz.) 2200 USD. Yes No Yes Probably the best 70-200 f/2.8 zoom you can get, very sharp wide open, nice bokeh, fast af, effective stabilizer
Canon 70 200 f/4 L USM review Full frame 67mm 705g 709 USD/600 EUR Yes No No If you are a beginner perhaps this is the best value lens you can get for the entire Canon system. It is not a very cheapo lens, but you get exceptional value for the price. This lens has real ring type ultrasonic focusing, very good build quality, fluorite lens element, everything you can wish for. High vignetting on Full frame wide open.
Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM review Full frame 77mm 1300g 2.86 lb. 1449 USD Yes No No Still a very good lens, a workhorse for Pro shooters
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 70-200 f/2.8 USM L IS Full frame 77mm 1470g Discontinued Yes No Yes No data yet
Canon 70-210 f3.5-4.5 Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Canon 90mm f/2.8 TS-E Full frame 58 mm 565g (19.93 oz.) 1339 USD No No No Tilt+- 8 degree, Shift:+- 11 mm , 7.37 x 8.89 cm, 8 aperture blades, 0.29 x 6 elements in 5 groups
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 85mm f/1.8 Full frame 58 mm 425g (14.99 oz.) 419 USD Yes No No One of the best bargain portraits lens with very quick ultrasonic autofocus, very nice bokeh, but with some CA. 8 aperture blades, 85 cm MFD, 0.12x magnification
Canon 85mm f/1.2 L Full frame 72 mm 1025 g (36.16 oz.) Discontinued Yes No No Slow autofocus, 91 x 84 mm, 8 elements in 7 groups,
Canon 85mm f/1.2 L II Full frame 72mm 1025g 36.16 oz 2100 USD Yes No No 95 cm MFD, 0.11x, 8 elements in 7 groups, 8 aperture blades
Canon 100mm f/2.8 Macro review Full frame 52 mm 600 g 21.16 oz. 599 USD Yes No No Very nice as a telephoto / portrait lens as well, I would put on the Kenko 1.4 x on as well for more magnification, the Canon 60mm macro is sharper, but has less working distance
Canon 100/2.8 Macro is L Full frame 67 mm 625g 22.05 oz. 949 USD Yes No Yes 1:1 magnification, USM focusing motor, 30.48 (1′) MFD, UD elements, 15/12 lens construction, circular diaphragm, focus limiter, sealing against dust and moisture
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 100mm f/2 Full frame 58 mm 460g (16.23 oz.) 499 USD Yes No No MFD is 89.92 cm (2.95′), Similar to the Canon 85mm f/1.8 but little bigger, and sharper wide open, at f/2 appr. the same sharpness 8/6 groups / elements
Canon 135mm f2 review Full frame 72 mm 750 g / 26.46 oz. 1049 USD Yes No No One of the best lens Canon has ever made, very sharp wide open, ultrafast AF, MFD 91.44 cm , 8 blades
Canon 180mm f/3.5 L Macro Full frame 72 mm 1.09 kg (2.4 lb) 1499 USD Yes No No 1:1 magnification, compatible with Canon extenders, 48cm MFD
Canon 200mm f2.8 review Full frame 72 mm 765 g (26.98 oz.) No data yet Yes No No My favorite lens, I prefer the built in hood over the, separate hood in Mk II, optically the two lens is the same 2 UD elements, the picture quality is fantastic, the issue is the focal length here, in Full frame better for portraits, on Aps-C very long
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 200mm f/2.8 II Full frame 72 mm 765g (26.98 oz.) 750 USD Yes No No An extremely good lens from Canon, perhaps one the best Canon ever made. Fantastic colors, sharpness, ultra fast ring type USM focus, creamy bokeh. Very usable even with teleconverters. f/2.8 brightness. Rock solid build quality. Unfortunately not the best useful focal length.
Canon 200mm f/2 is USM Full frame 52mm drop in 2.54 kg (5.6 lbs) 6000 USD Yes No No One of the finest Canon lens, with excellent bokeh, but big, heavy, and expensive, 1.9m MFD, 17/12 elements
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 70-300 DO Full frame 58mm 1400 USD 720g (25.4 oz.) Yes No No The Canon 70-300 is non DO version is better for much cheaper price, MFD is 1.4m
Canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6 is review Full frame 58 mm 630 g 22.22 oz. 649 USD Yes No yes Quite nice but consumer grade lens (black), won’t threaten primes, or L zooms at 300mm.
Canon 70-300 is USM L Full frame 67mm 1.05 kg (2.31 lb.) 1449 USD Yes No yes This is the newer “L” version, white color lens, with significantly better sharpness, and build, MFD 1.2m 3.9′
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 300mm f/4 Full frame 77 mm 1165g (41 oz.) Discontinued Yes No No MFD is 2.5m it is quite a rare lens to find, 8/7 elements, 2 Ud elements, focus limiter at 6m, very good quality, usable with the 1.4 converter as well
Canon 300mm f4 is review Full frame 77 mm 1190g (2.62 lbs.) 1450 USD Yes No Yes A very good lens with an older type stabilizer, very sharp, 1.5m close focus point, which makes it interesting for macro photography as well, very good even with the 1.4x converter
Canon 300mm f/2.8 Full frame 48mm drop in 2855g oz Discontinued Yes No No The original non-stabilized version, 48mm drop in filters, 3m MFD, 0.11x Magnification
Canon 300mm f/2.8 is Full frame 52mm Drop in rear filter 2550g Discontinued Yes No Yes It is a razor sharp lens, MFD 2.5m, compatible with 1.4x and 2x converters as well, the Mk II version is even better, especially with extenders
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 300mm f/2.8 is II Full frame 52mm Drop in rear filter 2.35kg 5.17 lbs. 6600 USD Yes No Yes Extremely sharp, and very good with both converters, little better than the Mark I, MFD 2m
Canon 100-400 f/4.5-5.6 L Full frame 77mm 1.38 kg 3.04 lb 1700 USD Yes No Yes MFD 1.8m, push – pull design there is a new version, which is better, but more expensive as well, with turn style zoom action
Canon 100-400 f/4.5-5.6 L is II Full frame 77 mm 1570g 3.5 lb. 2200 USD Yes No Yes The new improved version with turn style zoom, very solid build, 0.98m MFD
Canon 400mm f5.6 review Full frame 77 mm 1260g 1339 USD Yes No No Very good quality, light weight, high performance wildlife /bird super telephoto lens
Canon 200-400mm f/4 is Full frame 52mm drop in filter bayonet II type 3.62 kg (8 lbs) 11,800 USD Yes No No With built in 1.4x teleconverter, 280-560mm f/5.6, the converter is inside the lens, MFD 2m, 0.15xmagnification, 25/20 elements
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 400mm f/4 DO is Full frame 52mm drop in filter 1.94 kg 6500 USD Yes No Yes The newer version is better, soft compare to Canon 400mm f/5.6, Diffractive optics design makes the lens small
Canon 400mm f4 DO II Full frame 52mm drop in filter 2.1 kg 6900 USD Yes No Yes Coming soon, diffractive optics with improved performance, 3.3m minimum focusing distance, 9 rounded blades
Canon 400mm f/2.8 L is Full frame 52mm drop in filter 5.37 kg (11.8 lb.) Discontinued Yes No Yes 3m minimum focus distance
Canon 400mm f/2.8 L is II Full frame 52mm drop in filter 3.85 kg (8.49 lbs.) 10,500 USD Yes No Yes 2.7m minimum focus distance, 34 x 16cm
Canon 500mm f/4 L is Full frame 52mm drop in filter 3.87 kg (8.5 lbs.) Discontinued Yes No Yes 4.5m minimum focusing distance, 387 x 146 mm size
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 500mm f/4 L is II Full frame 52mm drop in filter 3.19 kg (7 lbs.) 9500 USD Yes No Yes 3.7m minimum focus distance, 9 blades
Canon 600mm f/4 L is Full frame 52mm drop in 5,36 kg (11.8 lbs.) 9000 USD used Yes No Yes 5.5m minimum focus distance, 456mm length, 168mm diameter
Canon 600mm f/4 L is II Full frame 52mm drop in 3.92 kg 8.64 lb. 12,000 USD Yes No Yes 4.5m minimum focus distance, 44.7 cm length, cm diameter, 9 diapragm blades
Canon 800mm f/5.6 is Full frame 52mm drop in 4.5 kg ( 9.92 lb.) 13,500 USD Yes No Yes 6m close focus distance, 8 diaphragm blades, 45 cm length, 16cm diameter
Older Canon lenses
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 35-70mm/3.5-4.5 Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet No No No Discontinued older lens
Canon 35-105/3.5-4.5 Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet No No No Discontinued older lens
Canon 35-135 f/4-5.6 Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet No No No Discontinued older lens
Canon 28-70 f/3.5-4.5 Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No Discontinued older lens
Canon 28-105 f/4-5.6 Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Canon 28-105 f/3.5-4.5 Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Canon 80-200mm f/2.8 L Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Canon 200mm f/1.8 L USM Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Canon 75-300 f/4-5.6 is Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Canon 75-300 f/4-5.6 Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Canon 75-300 f/4-5.6 II Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price Ultrasonic
motor
Stepper motor Stabilizer Comment
Canon 75-300 f/4-5.6 III Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Canon 35-350 L USM Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Canon 100-300 f/5.6 Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Canon 100-300 f/5.6 Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet
Canon 400 f/2.8 L USM Full frame mm Drop in kg ( lbs.) Yes No No 1991, Discontinued, m MFD, aperture blades
Canon 400 f/2.8 L II USM Full frame mm Drop in kg ( lbs.) Yes No No 1996, Discontinued, m MFD, aperture blades
Canon 500 f/4.5 L USM Full frame 48mm Drop in 3kg (6 lbs.) app. 3000 EUR Yes No No Between 1992-1999, Discontinued, 5m MFD, 9 aperture blades
Canon 600 f/ L USM Full frame mm Drop in kg ( lbs.) Yes No No 1988, Discontinued, m MFD, aperture blades
Canon 1200mm f/5.6 L USM Full frame 52mm Drop in 16.5 kg (36 lbs.) Yes No No Few of them produced, very expensive, 14m MFD, 836×228 mm, 8 aperture blades, was 120,000 USD at BH used, at other place for £99,000. 13 lens elements
Canon teleconverters for Canon Full frame and Aps-C cameras
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price (dollar/EUR) Comment
Canon 1.4x FF No data yet No data yet No data yet
Canon 1.4x mk II FF No data yet No data yet No data yet
Canon 1.4x mk III FF No data yet No data yet No data yet
Canon 2x Mk I FF No data yet No data yet No data yet
Canon 2x mk II FF No data yet No data yet No data yet
Canon 2x mk III FF No data yet No data yet No data yet
Kenko teleconverters for Canon Full frame and Aps-C cameras
Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price (dollar/EUR) Comment
Kenko 1.5x FF No data yet No data yet No data yet An older converter, the newer ones are better
Kenko 1.4x dgx FF No data yet No data yet No data yet a very good converter especially for 200mm focal length lenses
Kenko 1.4x Pro300 dgx FF No data yet No data yet No data yet A very sharp converter especially for lenses longer than 300mm
Kenko 2x dgx FF No data yet No data yet No data yet Not bad converter and lacks protruding elements the Canon has.
Kenko 2x PRO 300 dgx FF No data yet No data yet No data yet
Older lenses for Canon Full frame and Aps-C cameras

With this lenses compatibity with newer camera bodies are not guaranteed. It can happen that the camera cannot even make a picture. Aperture some lenses only works wide open. Better to ask before try, in order to not have problem with the camera afterwards.

Lens name Compatible Filter size Weight Price (dollar/EUR) Comment
Zenitar 16mm f/2.8 FF No data yet No data yet No data yet Discontinued
Canon 70-210mm f/4 Full frame No data yet No data yet No data yet Yes No No No data yet


See Sigma, Tamron, Tokina, Zeiss, Samyang older lenses on next pages (in the future).
Best Canon lenses – overview
Telephoto Canon lenses

According to me the best Canon camera lenses are the Canon telephoto prime lenses started from 135mm all the way up to 800mm. Among them the f/2.8 lenses are the sharpest. The Canon 200mm f/2, and the 300mm f/2.8 are the sharpest. These lenses has exceptional picture quality and usually rock solid build quality as well.

Tilt shift Canon lenses

The Canon tilt-shift lenses are very good as well. These lenses are very popular among landscape photographers.

Portrait Canon lenses

The Canon 70-200mm lenses are all very fine, high value lenses, the Canon 70-200mm f/4 lens has especially great value compare the price.
The 85mm is the other popular portrait focal length (Canon 85mm 1.8 and th Canon 85mm 1.2 L II), together with the excellent Canon 135 f/2L.

Wide angle Canon lenses
Macro Canon lenses

There many nice Canon lenses out there for macro:
for smaller sensor the simply fantastic 60mm f/2.8
for Full frame the Canon 100 f/2.8 is L
the older Canon 100mm f/2.8
and the oldest Canon 180mm f/3.5.
I feel here Sigma is stronger than Canon.

Aps-C Canon lenses

There are some very interesting Af-s lenses as well: the Canon 17-55mm is, the Canon 60mm Macro, and the newest Canon 10-18mm ultra-wide angle lens.

Which are the most interesting new Canon lenses in 2015 ?

Canon has released many lenses recently. The Canon 400mm f/4 DO II , the Canon 100-400 II, the Canon 24mm f/2.8 is , the Canon 24-105 stm are the new lenses.

Which are the most interesting new Canon lenses in 2014 ?

The most interesting new Canon lenses are(lenses for Canon cameras) the Canon 10-18mm for Aps-C, the Sigma 35/1.4 A, the Sigma 50/1.4 A, the Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 the Tamron 150-600 Di Vc USD.

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