Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens Compared to Version I

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens Compared to Version I

Following is a flare comparison between the 70-200 IS version II and version I. It is not hard to tell see the difference in performance between these two lenses.

70-200 f/2.8 II IS Flare Comparison

70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II   70mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0      100mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0
70-200mm f/2.8 L IS I    70mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0      100mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0
70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II   135mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0      200mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0
70-200mm f/2.8 L IS I    135mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0      200mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0

Image Quality

Here is an image quality comparison between the 70-200 IS version II and version I.

70-200 f/2.8 II IS Resolution Comparison

70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II   70mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0      100mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0
70-200mm f/2.8 L IS I    70mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0      100mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0
70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II   200mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0
70-200mm f/2.8 L IS I    200mm: f/2.8 | f/4.0 | f/5.6 | f/8.0

 
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