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EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Autofocus lens for macro photography up to life-size (1x) magnification. Inner focusing affords a long working distance of 5.9in. (149mm) at 1x. A 3-group floating system results in excellent delineation at all focusing distances. Ring USM for silent and high-speed AF, and full-time manual focusing also provided. The optional Tripod Mount Ring (B) B (with adapter) enables the lens to be rotated for vertical or horizontal framing.

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Print Specs

  • Focal Length 100mm
  • Aperture Maximum: ƒ2.8
    Minimum: ƒ32
  • Angle of View 24°
  • Lens Construction 12 elements in 8 groups
  • Diaphragm Blades 8
  • Minimum Focusing Distance 31cm (1.017')
  • Filter Size 58mm
  • Autofocus Type Inner focusing system with USM. Full-time manual focus available.
  • Weight 600g (1.32 lb)
  • MTF Chart

Reviewed by: Slrgear
Canon Lens: Primes - Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM (Tested) -!
Put to market in 2000, the Canon EF 100mm ƒ/2.8 USM is one of three standard Canon full-frame macro lenses: the 50mm ƒ/2.5, 100mm ƒ/2.8, and 180mm ƒ/3.5. Two other macro options exist, the exotic MP-E 65mm ƒ/2.8, and the APS-C compatible EF-S...
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Reviewed by: Techradar
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro review
The Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro is one of two new 100mm macro lenses in Canon's range, the other being the more expensive L-series optic, the CanonEF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM, which has the advantage of a new Hybrid IS system. This one may lack...
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Reviewed by: The-digital-picture
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro Lens Review
The Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro Lens is an excellent macro lens - and may be Canon's most fun per dollar lens. This is the lens I most frequently recommend for someone starting out in macro photography - at least most frequently recommend until...
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Reviewed by: Photozone
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM macro - Review / Test Report
The Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM macro was introduced back in march 2000 replacing the old EF 100mm f/2.8 macro (featuring a classic micro motor). On APS-C DSLRs the field-of-view resembles a 160mm full format equivalent. The primary application of the...
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