Best Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS 7D Mark II

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II was announced at the end of 2014, featuring a 20Mp resolution, a new 65-point AF system, Dual Pixel AF technology and 10 fps speed. It is Canon’s flagship APS-C sensor DSLR. DxOMark kicked off the top three zooms across five categories.

  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II is for $1,399.00(list price $1,799) at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama

Best Ultra Wide-angle Zoom Lenses | Best Standard Zoom Lenses |  Best Super Zoom Lenses | Best “Fast” Telephoto Zoom Lenses | Best “Slow” Telephoto Zoom Lenses

Best Ultra Wide-angle lenses for Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Ultra-wide-angle lenses are an important lens for architecture and landscape photography. Below are top three: they all have the overall score of 16 while Canon EF 11-24mm F4L USM lens is much more expensive.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Tokina AT-X 12-24mm f/4 AF PRO DX 16 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Tokina AT-X 11-16mm f/2.8 PRO DX 16 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM 16 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best Standard Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS 7D Mark II

DxOMark tested 18 standard Zoom lenses for Canon EOS 7D Mark II. From the list, you can see Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A lens is far ahead the Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 and Canon EF-S 17-55mm F2.8 lens.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM A 27 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM 17 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM 16 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best Super Zoom “All-in-one” Lenses for Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Super-zoom lens offers a large focal range from wide-angle through to long telephoto and often cover more than10x zoom range, so it is also called “All-in-one”. From the list, it is clear that Canon EF-S 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM is the best super zoom lens for Canon 7D Mark II.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM 14 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS 13 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC MACRO 12 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best “Fast” Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS 7D Mark II

A “fast” telephoto zoom lens offers a fixed f/2.8 maximum aperture throughout the focal range. It is most important lens for photographer to shoot subjects such as sports, events, wildlife and portrait. Below are TOP 3 “fast” telephoto zoom lenses for Canon EOS 7D Mark II.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM S 22 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Tamron SP 70-200mm f2.8 Di VC USD 21 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC APO OS HSM 20 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best “Slow” Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS 7D Mark II

DxOMark tested 16 “slow” telephoto zoom lenses on the Canon EOS 7D Mark II. The  highest score is 17 for the Canon EF 200-400 f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x lens, but it is very expensive. You can choose the new released Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens.

Lens DxOMark Check Price
Canon EF 200-400 f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x 17 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM 16 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM 15 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

 

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