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Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM

A fast-aperture super-telephoto lens that delivers a professional performance – ideal for sports, news and wildlife photography

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The world’s lightest 400mm f/2.8 lens*

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.*

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EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM FRT

Ideal Uses.

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.

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Shoot handheld

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.

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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.

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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.

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Specifications

400mm

Focal length

f/2.8

Maximum aperture

5-stop

Image Stabilizer**

9-bladed

diaphragm

Focus lock/activate

controls

World’s lightest 400mm f/2.8 lens*

2840g

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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

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* Amongst lenses for interchangeable lens cameras. As of September 2018, based on Canon’s research