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Best Telephoto Lenses for Canon DSLRs

Best Telephoto Lenses for Canon DSLRs

Best Telephoto Lenses for Canon DSLR Cameras. Looking for recommended telephoto lenses for Canon DSLR cameras? Here are the top rated telephoto lenses for Canon DSLRs.

You know, a telephoto lens is a lens whose focal length is longer than the focal length of a standard lens. Today, we’ll concentrate on telephoto prime lenses (including super telephoto prime lenses) and telephoto zoom lenses to find out the best telephoto lenses for Canon Full Frame DSLR Cameras and APS-C DSLR Cameras.

Below are the best telephoto lenses for Canon DSLRs. All the lists are based on the test results from DxOMark. You can choose the one you need.

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Canon Full Frame DSLRs: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, 5D Mark III, 6D Mark II, 1D X Mark II

LensPriceDxOMarkBuy Now
Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE 38Amazon
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO Planar T* 38Adorama
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM 35Amazon
EF 100mm f/2 USM 33Amazon
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE 32Amazon
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM 31Amazon
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF 30Amazon
EF 85mm f/1.8 USM 28Amazon
Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZE 28Amazon
Super Telephoto Prime
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM 32Amazon
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM 30Amazon
EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM 26Amazon
EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM 26Amazon
EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM 25Amazon
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro 24Amazon
EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM 22Amazon
EF 300mm f/4.0L IS USM 19Amazon

Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Canon Full Frame DSLRs: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, 5D Mark III, 6D Mark II, 1D X Mark II

LensPriceDxOMarkBuy Now
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM 29Amazon
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC USD 28Amazon
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM 27Amazon
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S Amazon
EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x 24Amazon
Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD 17Amazon
Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM APO 17Amazon
EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM 17Amazon
Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical IF Macro 14Amazon

 

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Canon EOS 80D, 77D, 7D Mark II, Rebel APS-C DSLRs

LensPriceDxOMarkBuy Now
Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO Planar T* 24Adorama
Zeiss 135mm f/2 Apo Sonnar T* ZE 24Amazon
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM 22Amazon
EF 100mm f/2 USM 21Amazon
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM 20Amazon
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE 20Amazon
EF 135mm f/2.0L USM 19Amazon
Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZE 19Amazon
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF 19Amazon
Super Telephoto Prime
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM 20Amazon
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM 19Amazon
EF 200mm f/2.8L IS II USM 18Amazon
EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM 17Amazon
EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM 16Amazon
Sigma 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro 15Amazon
EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM 14Amazon
EF 300mm f/4.0L IS USM 11Amazon
Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di LD IF Macro 11Amazon

 

Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS 80D, 77D, 7D Mark II, Rebel APS-C DSLRs

Lens DxOMarkBuy Now
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 SP Di VC USD 19Amazon
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM S Amazon
Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM APO 19Amazon
Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM 19Amazon
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM 17Amazon
EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x 15Amazon
EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM 12Amazon
EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II 11Amazon
EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM 11Amazon
Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD 10Amazon
Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM APO 10Amazon
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM 10Amazon

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