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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM

Favoured by many, this new version of the classic wide zoom offers stunning sharpness throughout the zoom range.

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Ultra-high performance wide angle L-Series Lens

EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM is a premium quality ultra-wide angle zoom lens, with a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture, for the highest image quality possible even in low light conditions.

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Premium image quality

Large-diameter double-surface Glass Moulded (GMo) lenses and Ultra Low Dispersion help to significantly improve image distortion and reduce chromatic aberration. While Advanced Air Sphere and SubWavelength coating work to combat ghosting and flare, so you can shoot with confidence in environments with unflattering lighting.

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Water logged beach

Versatile collection of wide-angle focal lengths

EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM features a 16-35mm zoom that incorporates a range of wide-angle focal lengths.

Sunset at the beach with a bright sky

Fast constant aperture

A large,  f/2.8 aperture allows you to make the most of available light, while a 9 bladed circular aperture diaphragm helps to deliver stunning depth of field.

Durable L-series construction

The robust, durable, weather sealed construction of EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM helps it to withstand the rigours of professional use.

Tree in the desert

Advanced autofocus

EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM features a ring-type USM motor and high-performance CPU, which work to ensure faster focusing.

Posed portrait with umbrella
Night sky clouds

Should I upgrade?

EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM replaces the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM and is set to define new image quality standards for ultra-wide angle zooms.

Optical System

Newly designed optics delivers stunning sharpness right across the frame. A re-designed 5 group zoom mechanism that improves vibration and shock resistant levels.

Skyscrapers at night

Lens coatings

Subwavelength and Air Sphere coating, help to prevent ghosting and flare from effecting your images.

Skyscrapers from a high angle shot

9 bladed aperture

In comparison to the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM 7 bladed circular aperture, the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM contains 9 bladed circular aperture diaphragm, that allows you to create beautifully soft background focus.

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