Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM

Telephoto zoom

EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6-III USM

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Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM

An affordable, compact telephoto zoom lens with USM focussing.

One of the smallest and lightest telephoto zoom lenses in its class, the EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM is ideal for photographers who are working to a budget. Great for sports, nature and portraits.

  • Affordable telephoto zoom lens
  • USM autofocus motor
  • Super Spectra coatings
  • Lightweight design
  • 58mm filter size
  • 1.5m closest focusing distance

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Lightweight telephoto zoom with USM

The lightest 4x telephoto zoom lens in its class. Ideal for photographing sports, portraiture, wildlife etc. The lens' telephoto effect compresses perspective and restricts depth of field, effectively blurring backgrounds. At the 300mm focal length it is possbile to fill the frame with a postcard from a distance of 1.5 meters.

Fully Electronic Lens Mount

An integrated AF motor provides fast autofocusing performance. The lens' electromagnetic diaphragm ensures incredibly accurate control over aperture positioning.

Super Spectra coating

Super Spectra coatings ensure accurate colour balance and enhance contrast. They also reduce flare and ghosting – a common problem caused by light bouncing off a camera's sensor.

Ultrasonic focusing

A ultrasonic motor drives autofocus extremely quickly, and in near silence. Excellent holding torque ensures the point of focus is reached accurately, without overshooting.

Product specification

Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) 27° - 6°50', 18°11' - 4°35', 32°11' - 8°15'
Lens construction (elements/groups) 13/9
No. of diaphragm blades 7
Minimum aperture 32 - 45
Closest focusing distance (m) 1.5
Maximum magnification (x) 0.25 (at 300mm)
AF actuator Micro USM
Filter diameter (mm) 58
Max. diameter x length (mm) 71 x 122
Weight (g) 480
Magnification - Extension Tube EF12 II 0.31 - 0.04
Magnification - Extension Tube EF25 II 0.39 - 0.09
Lens Cap E-58U / E-58II
Lens hood ET-60
Hard case -
Soft case LP1019
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Accessories & supplies

Extension Tube EF 12 II

When used with selected lenses, this 12mm extension tube allows much closer focusing.

Extension Tube EF 25 II

When used with selected lenses, this 25mm extension tube allows much closer focusing.

Lens hood ET-60

Prevent stray light from entering a lens, keeping unwanted glare from affecting your photos.

Lens Cap E-58II

Protects your Canon lens when it's not being used.

Dust Cap E

Protects your Canon lens when it's not being used.

Polarising Filter PL-C B 58mm

A polarising filter for lenses with a 58mm diameter filter thread.

Protect Filter 58mm

Protects the front element of lenses from dirt and damage. Fits lenses with a filter thread of 58mm.

ND4-L 58mm

When attached to the end of your camera's lens, this filter reduces the amount of light coming into the camera by 2 stops. For lenses with a 58mm filter thread.

ND8-L 58mm

When attached to the end of your camera's lens, this filter reduces the amount of light coming into the camera by 3 stops. For lenses with a 58mm filter thread.

Close-up lens 500D 58mm

Attaches to your camera's lens, allowing you to get nearer to tiny objects. Fits lenses with a 58mm filter thread.

Lens pouch LP1022

Protective soft case for selected EF lenses.

Macrolite Adapter 58C

Allows Canon Macro twin lite or Macro ring lite flashes to be used with lenses having a filter-thread diameter of 58mm.

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