Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Experts rate this lens as one of the very best in its respective category. It has an amazing Image Stabilization system paired with optically strong and powerful autofocus. It produces excellent results with wonderful colors without little or no distortion at all. It received a Gold Award and a 92% overall rating from the critics at DPReview.

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Superb handling with outstanding image quality and versatile performance, this lens is perfect for capturing small details and minute subject materials. It can also serve as a very sharp prime telephoto lens for portraiture and other applications.

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

Boasting two UD-glass elements to correct secondary spectrum and getting some outstanding colors and razor-sharp sharpness. This lens is the fastest 135mm Canon EOS 5D Mark III telephoto lens in its respective domain. It is a perfect companion for those who are opting for shooting indoor sports and portraits with decent bokeh effect.

Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM

Although the price of this lens is more than its counterparts it is targeted towards those professionals who are up for capturing lens for portraiture and indoor sports photography. It boasts a large aperture of f/2 and produces magnificent images.

Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM

This lens is the ideal partner for those users who want to capture images in most challenging situations. It can efficiently perform while shooting sports, nature and wildlife. It is over 28% lighter than its predecessor and is now the lightest lens in this category.

Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM

It delivers excellent high-speed performance for professionals with minimum glare or ghosting and overall excellent quality. It is a lightweight and compact lens which is perfect for shooting wildlife and sports.

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