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Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II UsM standard zoom lens

code: ef-24-70mm-f2.8l-ii-usm
  • £1,410.72
  • RRP: £1,916.66
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Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II UsM standard zoom lens

A professional-quality standard zoom that offers superlative image quality and a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture throughout its zoom range. The perfect companion to any full-frame EOS camera.

Next-generation optical design

  • The EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM delivers superb image quality throughout its zoom range, thanks to aspherical lens elements and ultra-low dispersion (UD) and super UD glass. Redesigned optics ensure sharpness is maximised across the frame.

Versatile 24-70mm zoom range

  • The ideal companion for any full-frame EOS camera. Perfect for applications ranging from landscape and travel photography to portraiture and photojournalism.

Shoot in low light conditions

  • A fast f/2.8 maximum aperture is maintained throughout the zoom range, enabling hand-held low-light shooting in a variety of situations.

L-series build quality

  • The EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM is robust enough for daily professional use. Weather sealing protects against dust and moisture, while a fluorine-coated front and rear elements are easy to clean.

USM autofocus

  • Aring-type ultrasonic AF motor achieves focus quickly, quietly and accurately. Full-time manual override is available, making it possible to adjust focus without changing focus modes.

Close focusing

  • A 0.38m closest-focus distance adds to the versatility of the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM, providing a maximum magnification of 0.21x.

Beautiful background blur

  • A nine-bladed circular aperture provides superb bokeh, ideal for portraiture.

Area of use

  • A versatile standard zoom lens for any professional photographer.


  •     Versatile 24-70mm zoom range.
  •     All-new optical design.
  •     Ultra-low dispersion (UD) and super UD elements.
  •     Fast f/2.8 max. aperture.
  •     0.38m close focus
  •     Sealed against dust and moisture.
  •     Fast, quiet autofocus.
  •     Manual-focus override.
  •     Nine-bladed circular aperture.


Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl)74-29 degrees. 53-19 degrees 30ft, 84-34 degrees
Lens construction (elements/groups)18/13
No. of diaphragm blades9
Minimum aperture22
Closest focussing distance (m)0.38(Macro)
Maximum magnification (x)0.21(at 70mm)
Distance InformationProvided
AF actuatorRing USM (1)
Dust/moisture resistanceYes (1)
Filter diameter (mm)82
Max. diameter x length (mm)88.5 x 113
Weight (g)805
Lens CapE-82 II
Lens hoodEW-88C
Lens case/pouchLP1219
Magnification Extension Tube EF12 II0.63-0.18
Magnification Extension Tube EF25 II0.74-0.41 5
Extender CompatiblityNot compatible
AF actuator(1) Full time Manual focus
Dust/moisture resistance(1)Lenses with dust/moisture resistance are fitted with a rubber ring on the lens mount which may cause sligth abrasion of the camera mount. This in no way effects either the lens or camera performance.
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