Canon EF 400mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens Sample Pictures

Canon EF 400mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens Sample Pictures
Note: The Canon EF 400mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens has been replaced by the Canon EF 400mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens.
Barefoot Soccer Barefoot Soccer
It's not advisable, but this little girl is playing barefoot soccer. Fortunately, she was just playing around after her game. This lens does an excellent job of creating a smoothly-blurred background.
 
200mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 200
Soccer Action 4 Soccer Action 4
The blue team goes with the ball in this soccer action picture.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/4000s  ISO 200
In the Air In the Air
Ball and player are captured in the air during this soccer action. The fast frame rate of the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV makes getting such shots relatively easy.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 200
Soccer Ball Striking Back Picture Soccer Ball Striking Back Picture
A soccer ball is caught just before it hits the young player on the back.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 200
Soccer Wardrobe Malfunction Picture Soccer Wardrobe Malfunction Picture
She lost style points for the socks, but the goal counted.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1000s  ISO 100
Defender Confronts Offender Picture Defender Confronts Offender Picture
As the offending forward moves the ball, a defender moves to attack. Late day sun provides excellent lighting.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 100
In a Jam Picture In a Jam Picture
Framed by two opponents, this soccer player is in need of help. The long, wide lens blurs out the otherwise very distracting (and ugly) background.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 800
Defense Confronts Forward Defense Confronts Forward
A defender confronts and attacking forward in this girls soccer action picture.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 1000
Soccer Soccer
A young lady foward moves the soccer ball downfield in this action shot. A late day sun provides beautiful warm light.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 100
Moving the Ball Picture Moving the Ball Picture
A young soccer player is on a fast pace toward the opponent's net.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 800
Young Girl 7 Young Girl 7
A young girl stands against a blurred background.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/125s  ISO 100
Fight for the Ball Fight for the Ball
Two soccer players battle for the ball during this soccer game. Having the ball and the face of the player you are interested in within the frame is generally desired in sports action photos. The opponent entering the frame, the out of focus keeper framed by the foreground subjects and the out of focus goal add to the image.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 1000
Black-Capped Chickadee 6 Black-Capped Chickadee 6
A beautiful Black-Capped Chickadee.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1250s  ISO 100
Soccer Game Action Soccer Game Action
The Canon 400mm f/2.8 IS is simply an awesome soccer lens.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1250s  ISO 400
Soccer Action 5 Soccer Action 5
Opponents vie for the ball during this soccer game action.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/3200s  ISO 800
Dried Grass Dried Grass
Broken dried grass creates art against a dark background in light from the setting sun.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1250s  ISO 100
Soccer Ball Pillow Picture Soccer Ball Pillow Picture
A little girl with 5 missing teeth rests her head on a non-game soccer ball while taking in the action.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/640s  ISO 250
Goal Shot Goal Shot
This ball is about to be launched at the goal. I don't remember if the shot was successful, but I like the wind up captured in this frame.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 500
Valley Picture Valley Picture
The sun is about to set early this afternoon - behind a mountain of clouds.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1000s  ISO 100
Soccer Ball Handling Soccer Ball Handling
A young girl plans her moves against the approaching defenders.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 800
Soccer Picture Soccer Picture
A young lady takes the soccer ball down the field.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 640
I'm Not Going to Get That I'm Not Going to Get That
A just out of reach soccer ball sails past this soccer player. Having a short shutter lag (and/or fast frame rate) is critical for being able to capture shots such as this one.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/2500s  ISO 100
Big Kick Big Kick
A young soccer player gives the ball her biggest kick - reflecting the effort in her face.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 100
Spruce Tree and Rock Picture (f/2.8) Spruce Tree and Rock Picture (f/2.8)
A Spruce Tree and rock picture taken at f/2.8.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 100
Spruce Tree and Rock Picture (f/4) Spruce Tree and Rock Picture (f/4)
A Spruce Tree and rock picture taken at f/4.
 
400mm  f/4  1/1000s  ISO 100
Taking the Shot Taking the Shot
A soccer player takes a shot on goal. This tightly-framed image captures the facial expressions and physical actions of the player.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 3200
Spruce Tree and Rock Picture (f/5.6) Spruce Tree and Rock Picture (f/5.6)
A Spruce Tree and rock picture taken at f/5.6.
 
400mm  f/5.6  1/500s  ISO 100
Club Soccer Game Action Club Soccer Game Action
A young girls works the ball down the field in this club soccer game action picture.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/2500s  ISO 500
Big Smile Big Smile
A big smile portrait picture.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/80s  ISO 100
Incoming Pass Picture Incoming Pass Picture
A young soccer player gets ready to take the pass. A late-day sun provides perfect lighting.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 200
Playing Soccer Picture Playing Soccer Picture
An young lady with an interesting (but out of her face) hair style moves the ball down the soccer field.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/1600s  ISO 250
Action on the Soccer Field Sidelines Action on the Soccer Field Sidelines
Don't concentrate so much on the game that you miss the soccer sideline shots.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/2000s  ISO 125
Soccer Action Closeup Picture Soccer Action Closeup Picture
This very tightly framed shot does not include the nearby defender - but it does include her shadow.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/3200s  ISO 200
Taking the Pass Soccer Picture Taking the Pass Soccer Picture
Blue takes a pass from a teammate in this soccer action picture.
 
400mm  f/2.8  1/3200s  ISO 200
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