EF Lenses


EF200mm f/1.8L USM

  • Specifications
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Marketed November 1988
Original Price 456,000 yen
Lens Construction (group) 10
Lens Construction (element) 12
No. of Diaphragm Blades 8
Minimum Aperture 22
Closest Focusing Distance (m) 2.5
Maximum Magnification (x) 0.09
Filter Diameter (mm) 48
Maximum Diameter x Length (mm) 130 x 208
Weight (g) 3,000

The world’s fastest 200mm telephoto lens at the time. Three UD-glass elements eliminate secondary spectrum for sharp images at all apertures. The optics have been designed to give excellent background blur. Try it with the maximum aperture’s shallow depth of field.

Block diagram

UD Lenses