Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

EF 135mm f/2L USM

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

A wide aperture, fast-focussing professional telephoto lens.

The EF 135mm f/2 L USM is a fast, lightweight, high-quality telephoto lens. It is the ideal tool for capturing indoor sports in low-light conditions and for shooting portrait photography.

Benefits

  • Large f/2 aperture
  • Fast, quiet autofocus
  • Super Spectra coatings
  • L-series construction and optics
  • Circular aperture for soft bokeh
  • Integration with E-TTL II flash system
  • Soft case and lens hood

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Detailed Features

Sharp, fast and lightweight

The lens' large maximum aperture lets photographers shoot with relatively fast shutter speeds, even in low light. This makes the EF 135mm f/2.0L USM an ideal optic for those shooting indoor sports. Despite its high specification, the lens is relatively lightweight and compact, weighing just 750g.

L-series quality

The L-series is Canon's flagship professional lens range, representing the best in precision-designed EF optics. L-series lenses combine superior performance with superlative handling, and are resistant to dust and moisture.

Large f/2 aperture

A large maximum aperture of f/2 provides outstanding speed for shooting in low-light conditions without the need for flash. The large aperture also provides fine control over depth of field.

Ultrasonic focusing

A ring-type ultrasonic motor drives autofocus extremely quickly, and in near silence. Excellent holding torque ensures the point of focus is reached accurately, without overshooting. Furthermore, full-time manual override is available, making it possible to adjust focus without leaving AF mode.

Super Spectra coating

Super Spectra coatings ensure accurate colour balance and enhance contrast. They also reduce flare and ghosting – a common problem caused by light bouncing off a camera's sensor.

Integration with E-TTL II flash metering

The lens passes distance information back to a compatible EOS camera's E-TTL II flash system to ensure optimal flash metering.

Accessories

The lens comes supplied with a lens hood and a soft case.

Product Specification

Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) 15°, 10°, 18°
Lens construction (elements/groups) 10/8
No. of diaphragm blades 8
Minimum aperture 32
Closest focusing distance (m) 0.9
Maximum magnification (x) 0.19
AF actuator USM¹
Filter diameter (mm) 72
Max. diameter x length (mm) 82.5 x 112
Weight (g) 750
Magnification - Extension Tube EF12 II 0.29 - 0.09
Magnification - Extension Tube EF25 II 0.41 - 0.20
Lens Cap E-72U / E-72II
Lens hood ET-78II
Hard case LH-D16II
Soft case LP1219
AF actuator ¹ Mechanical full-time manual focusing built-in.
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Accessories & Supplies

Extender EF 1.4x III

Ideal for press, sports and nature photography, this compact extender increases the focal length of Canon L-series telephoto or telephoto zoom lens’ by a factor of 1.4x, with higher AF accuracy and improved communication between camera and lens.

Extender EF 2x III

Ideal for press, sports and nature photography, the extender increases the focal length of Canon L-series telephoto or telephoto zoom lens’ by a factor of 2x, with higher AF accuracy and improved communication between camera and lens

Extension Tube EF 12 II

When used with selected lenses, this 12mm extension tube allows much closer focusing.

Extension Tube EF 25 II

When used with selected lenses, this 25mm extension tube allows much closer focusing.

Lens hood ET-78 II

Fits to the front of the EF 70-200mm f/4L USM, EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM, EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM and EF 135mm f/2L USM reducing ‘flare’ caused by light shining directly on the lens’ front element.

Lens Cap E-72II

Protects your Canon lens when it's not being used.

Dust Cap E

Protects your Canon lens when it's not being used.

Polarising Filter PL-C B 72mm

A polarising filter for lenses with a 72mm diameter filter thread.

Protect Filter 72mm

Protects the front element of lenses from dirt and damage. Fits lenses with a filter thread of 72mm.

ND4-L 72mm

When attached to the end of your camera's lens, this filter reduces the amount of light coming into the camera by 2 stops. For lenses with a 72mm filter thread.

ND8-L 72mm

When attached to the end of your camera's lens, this filter reduces the amount of light coming into the camera by 3 stops. For lenses with a 72mm filter thread.

Close-up lens 500D 72mm

Attaches to your camera's lens, allowing you to get nearer to tiny objects. Fits lenses with a 72mm filter thread.

Lens pouch LP1219

Protective soft case for selected EF lenses.

Macrolite Adapter 72C

Allows Canon Macro twin lite or Macro ring lite flashes to be used with lenses having a filter-thread diameter of 72mm.

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