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Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens

  • Model: EF-75-300MM
  • MPN: EF 75-300MM
  • Telephoto Zoom Lens 75-300mm
Lens Type
Telephoto Zoom Lens 75-300mm
Shipping Weight
2 lbs
Warranty Terms - Parts
12 Months
Warranty Terms - Labor
12 Months

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Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens
 
4.0

(based on 66 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (25)

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    (24)

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    (12)

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    (4)

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    (1)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Superior build quality (20)
  • Super-sharp images (15)
  • Fast auto-focus (13)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

  • Slow auto-focus (17)
  • Semi-sharp images (15)
  • Poor build quality (5)
  • Noisy (3)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Pretty impressed

By Christian

from Springfield, OR

Comments about Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens:

I got this lense the same time I got my camera. And I have to say, I'm pretty impressed. I wouldn't recommend this to a professional. But for a beginner or a intermediate photographer it's a perfect fit. It's a great lens and I would recommend this to anyone who would like a medium duty lens.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Rebel EOS A Great All Purpose Camera

By MW

from Southern California

Comments about Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens:

The Canon Rebel EOS is everything I want in a camera. It offers options to satisfy the beginning, casual photographer such as myself to the tech savvy photographer who wants an SLR camera that he/she can use for a variety of photo opportunities. For the novice, it is easy to use for excellent quality photos. The Canon EOS is a great buy. The lens is also everything one could want in a telephoto lens.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best purchase

By gate93

from York, Maine

Comments about Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens:

This is a great camera and very easy to use for a beginner.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

yes, I endorse quality!

By Buck

from Tucson, AZ

Comments about Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens:

Back in the 1960s, I was impressed to see Canon lenses on TV cameras in a TV studio I was doing an appearance in; a subsequent trip to Tokyo's Ginza led to some serious camera shopping- a Canon 35mm SLR and lenses (50mm+ 200mmtelephoto) which served beautifully for the balance of my 'round-the-work-journey following a year of travels through India.Years later, I upgraded the body to an A1 and ultimately transitioned into a 5D/ii, which evolved into an SL-1 with impressive zoom lenses. the comfort, ease of use,reliability and impressive images have always been present in all Canon photo products, and have consistently justified my continued investment in these quality products.

 
5.0

two thumbs up

By stacey

from Greenville, Michigan

Comments about Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens:

Easy to use and takes great distant photos. Go addition to my buisness.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

A Solid Startup Telephoto

By Boin Loin

from Ohio

Comments about Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens:

I purchased this lens at the same time I bought my first Canon DSLR, the 60D. It has served me well as a starting point for telephoto shots. The build and auto-focus are the most noticeably quality elements of this lens; the lens has a good weight to it and is metal rather than plastic which has caused it to hold up well. In addition, the auto-focus is completely silent and speedy - very helpful when photographing sports. However, if you're using this lens in anything less than broad daylight, you will be disappointed: despite the impressive focal range (especially on a half-frame DSLR), the 5.6 aperture that comes with the full 300mm focal length is a deal-breaker, namely for nighttime sports events. Other than that, I would recommend this lens to a friend because of the sheer solid build and noticeably sharp image quality.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

good lens

By kat

from Virginia

Comments about Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens:

I have been using this lens since I bought my camera over 2 years ago. Light weight, easy to use and takes the abuse that I give it. As of today it is still in the same working order as when I took it out of the box.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

good beginner lens

By bwcxiii

from Annapolis MD.

Comments about Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens:

This lens is great for beginners. Simple and easy to use while still being a lens that does what you need be it day fast shutter speed close ups or night slow shutter speed crisp shots

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

For the $ best lense I've bought

By Old Timer

from WaSHINGTON

Comments about Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens:

I bought this lens in about 2007. Taken probably 12000 pictures with it. 50% of them at Walt Disney World. From reading other reviews I had none of those problems. Not much of a nigh shoot person, daytime pictures very few out of focus. Some times even use a 2x multiplier. Last trip to Disney bought and used EFS55-250mm. I had all the problems with that len that people described with this lens. I put the 75-300 back on my Rebel XT and will leave it there. The rebel XT is old and a little slow, might up-date it someday.

 
5.0

Good budget lens

By yam8310

from Undisclosed

Comments about Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III Autofocus Telephoto Zoom Lens:

So far I have used the lens in a less than great conditions. It is tough to use AF in low light conditions but manual works fine for that. I intend to use it in low light mounted on a stable platform for long exposure imaging. Haven't had the chance yet. Without a distance scale on these budget lenses, an infinity mark or detente would be a real plus. But that would be my only wish. The lens works great.

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