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Canon 200mm f/2L IS

Precision Focus is Your Smart Move

With 200m at f/2, choosing exactly where you want to focus is critical. While relying on autofocus to choose can sometimes work, it often might choose something just in front of or behind you desired subject.

Example

Consider the scene below with the subject about 200 feet (61 meters) distant. Tree branches are about as non-planar as one can get so where to focus depends a lot on what is intended.

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Entire frame as shot at f/2

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