Canon 100-400mm II lens diameter of 94mm, length 193mm, weight 1640g, is a weight and volume and portability can be linked to that of the super-telephoto lens, and the weight of the volume has reached the level of support for handheld shooting while the structure, from the previous generation of 14 to 16 group 17 group 21 upgrade. Lens surface with antifouling fluorine coating, easier to remove dirt, oil droplets and fingerprints.
From the previous generation of push-pull zoom instead of the more common rotary zoom, this is the biggest change in the Canon 100-400mm lens, the previous generation of push-pull zoom in on the structure is more special, it will use the possibility of misuse, so a new generation of lenses to the more commonly used rotary zoom operation feel more in line with the public’s habits. Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 IS II lens barrel and white similar volume. But more extended length 400mm end, the lens becomes more robust overall volume.
SLR camera with 400mm focal length, the volume of the Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 IS II lens is considered small, but want to handheld shooting, still more difficult, although compared to 70-200mm F2.8 White not much bigger, but still want a heavier weight. 1640g weight plus telescopic lens design, some hand-held operation will be more laborious.
Canon lenses in white masses, 100-400mm lens on the body can not really be considered a burly, at best, is some strong build it, coupled with the hood also considered relatively compact. Only plastic material, with white telephoto lens at this level is the same configuration, the overall look is very long, but not very significantly large, at least in the case without a camera bag, or you can use an ordinary bag filled with walking a.
Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II Lens rotary switch to zoom, zoom ring and focus ring are made of a new fine-toothed rubber lens diameter is not uniform, the front thicker rear end is fine, mirror body the white paint is also darker than previous products, the overall gray higher. The design is very similar to the white and 70-200mm F2.8.
Canon lens barrel swivel mostly design, and this is the white of the focus ring with a diameter of varying design, before the focus ring after a small diameter, swivel feels is not smooth, but also this lens a feature, focus ring and zoom ring identification becomes better, but after aging swivel rubber surface whether it would be easier to loose, it takes time to verify.
Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II lens lens body has four lever, which focus range, as well as the focus mode switch without image stabilization introduced, almost all of these three are standard telephoto lens lever, and anti-shake mode, the new 100-400mm lens offers three modes. Mode 1 for correcting shake in all directions, everyday handheld shooting static objects can use the file; Mode 2 for the picture horizontally or vertically moving objects anti-shake correction; mode 3 vibration during exposure correction, for correction shake when shooting moving erratically. And image stabilization level can reach four, a lot better than the previous generation of two-stabilization effect, which can be felt in the actual shooting.
Canon EF 100-400mm f / 4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens with hood black plastic material, the same as with most Canon lenses, not the use of ultra-telephoto zoom lens in a metal hood, hood lining for black flocking, and with a polarizer adjustable windows, are easy to use.
Canon EF 100-400mm f / 4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens size is not that small, plus rear hood, this volume is even more horrible, but this is a weight can be hand-held camera, plus hood later, when the handheld scene is quite spectacular.
After the Canon EF 100-400mm f / 4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens hood plus, 400mm side length of the lens is very impressive, using very attention among the crowd, but this is only part of the cannon were humble size, weighs did not reach the necessary level of support with the tripod.