Relaunched in 2018 with the Image Stabiliation III rating, the 70-200mm f/2.8L is a beautiful lens for the sports or nature photographer, where stabilisation is essential for sharp images.
Aimed at the portraiture market, the 70-200mm produces very pleasing images throughout the zoom range, and with the wide aperture available throughout the entire focal range, soft backgrounds are effortless to produce.
The size of this lens is something many may not be used to. This is evident when you notice that the lens has it's own tripod mount, which is ideal to use instead of the mount on the bottom of the camera, due to the centre of mass being shifted towards the front of the setup, rather than the back.
The image stabilisation offers two modes of operation to improve the sharpness of images, with setting one operating both vertically and horizontally, and option two stabilising the panning motion only.
This kit includes the following: