The Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM is a professional’s ultra wide-angle zoom lens with 4-stop Image Stabilizer. Capture stunning landscapes and architectural images using this compact and lightweight, high-performance, f/4 fixed aperture, ultra wide-angle zoom lens with Image Stabilizer. Ideal for professionals and enthusiasts.
Ultra wide-angle 16-35mm zoom lens
This high performance, fixed aperture, ultra wide-angle zoom lens combines excellent optical performance with flexibility, making it ideal for landscapes, architectural shots, photo journalism, travel and general use – delivering clear, sharp, expansive images with very little distortion.
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.
Constant f/4 aperture
Ideal for use in a wide range of light conditions, the f/4 maximum aperture stays constant over the full focal-length range, so there is no variation in shutter speed or ISO when zooming.
Sharp images with 4-stop Image Stabilizer
The EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM delivers steady shots in all situations, particularly when shooting handheld in low light or at the macro setting. The lens incorporates Canon’s four-stop Image Stabilizer technology and automatically detects normal shooting or panning motion, switching to the IS mode optimal for either situation.
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. Full-time manual override lets you fine tune focus without leaving AF mode.
Smooth background blur
A 9-blade circular aperture diaphragm gives out of focus regions a softer, more uniform feel – so your foreground subjects stand out sharply against beautiful, smooth background blur.
Superb image quality
The EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM incorporates three aspherical elements to ensure corner-to-corner sharpness and clarity throughout the focal range. Two UD (Ultra Low Dispersion) elements virtually eliminate chromatic aberrations. Super Spectra Coating 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. Fluorine coatings prevent dust and water droplets sticking to front and rear lens elements to help ensure optimum image quality.
0.28m minimum focusing distance
With only a 0.28m focusing distance through the entire zoom range, you can get closer to your subjects and still enjoy a wide field of view.
Non-rotating front element
Easily attach 77mm filters thanks to the non-rotating front element.
Key Features About the Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens
- Ultra wide-angle 16-35mm zoom for general use, landscapes and architecture
- Superior L-series performance with precision EF optics, and dust and moisture sealing
- Constant maximum f/4 aperture throughout the zoom range
- Steady shots even in low light with 4-stop optical Image Stabilizer
- Silent, high-speed autofocus with full-time manual override
- Sharp, high-contrast images with UD lens elements and Super Spectra Coating
- Beautiful smooth bokeh thanks to 9-blade circular aperture diaphragm
- Get closer with 0.28m minimum focusing distance throughout the entire zoom range
- Easy attachment of filters with non-rotating front element