Canon 70-300mm lens

October 20th, 2006

I got a third lens for my collection – this one is a NICE. The 70-300mm DO IS USM Lens. This is a bad boy. First, on the techie tip, the DO indicates Canon’s new Diffractive Optics technology, which means i can have a 300mm lens in a tiny little package (great for travelling, why i bought it). Also, the IS (Image Stabilization) is improved so much that its equivalent to 3 f-stops when hand-holding. You can really notice this – makes taking pics much easier. This will be a great compliment to my 17-85mm lens. I can now take pics of somebody’s face from a hundred feet away (like this). Hurray.

  1. October 23rd, 2006 at 10:21 | #1

    nice dude.. i have the 70-300mm without the DO, so it’s not as compact, but still a kickass lens. perfect for sneaky pics from afar. not that i’m sneaky or anything.

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