EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

This medium telephoto lens is the world's first macro lens* to incorporate Hybrid IS (Image Stabilization) that compensates even for shift camera shakes. The use of a UD optical element contributes to superior image quality. Closest focusing distance is 0.3m, and maximum magnification is 1x. This lens features high-speed autofocus, three-position shooting range switching, and other functions for comfortable operation from any shooting distance.

* As technology employed by interchangeable lenses for SLR cameras.

  • UD lens

Sample Photo

EOS-1Ds Mark III, f/2.8, 1/320 sec., ISO 200


  EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Focal length 100mm
Maximum aperture f/2.8
Construction (groups-elements) 12-15
No. of diaphragm blades 9
Minimum aperture 32
Closest focusing distance 0.3m
Maximum magnification 1x
Filter size 67mm
Max. diameter x length Φ77.7 x 123mm
Weight 625g
Camera-shake blur compensation approx. 4 steps at normal shooting situation
approx. 3 steps at 0.5 magnification
approx. 2 steps at 1x magnification