NEW Lens: Canon EF 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 II USM

New Canon lens.
New Canon lens.

Overview

Super-compact and light, this lens is compatible with all EOS cameras and ideal for digital SLRs – when used on the EOS Digital Rebel, it’s equivalent to an approx. 90-320mm lens. The 13-element design’s new optical coatings are optimized for digital cameras. It focuses down to under 4 feet (1.2m), and its Micro USM-powered AF is faster than ever, due to new electronics within the lens.

Focal Length & Maximum Aperture:
55-200mm 1:4.5-5.6
Lens Construction:
13 elements in 13 groups
Diagonal Angle of View:
43º – 12º
Focus Adjustment:
Front group rotating extension system with USM
Closest Focusing Distance:
1.2m / 3.9 ft.
Zoom System:
Rotating type
Filter Size:
52mm
Max. Diameter x Length, Weight:
2.8″ x 3.8″, 10.9 oz. / 70.4 x 97.3mm, 310g

Information from www.canon.ca

To be fair, it was a pretty big fly to start with...
To be fair, it was a pretty big fly to start with...
Flowers growing in patterns.
Flowers growing in patterns.
And my lamp-post. Not a bad shot, but what's truly remarkable is that it was taken through my venetian blinds (open but still down) and a screen on the window!
And my lamp-post. Not a bad shot, but what's truly remarkable is that it was taken through my venetian blinds (open but still down) and a screen on the window!


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