118 of 119 people found the following review helpful
I used to have the 70-200 F.4 L IS lens and the 1.4 converter. I sold the converter to buy the new one Canon recently brought out, changed my mind, sold the 70-200 and bought the 70-300 L instead. I was a little worried as I wondered if the quality would be as good as the 70-200, ( because the 70-200 is an exceptional lens, and quite light to carry around). I am pleased to say that a lens specifically built with 300mm in mind is better than using the 70-200 with the extender. The quality all through is quite excellent, and this is a very versatile lens.
It is a compromise of sorts, as all zooms are. I would love to have bought the 300mm F2.8 but at £3000-5000 it's too expensive… Read more