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EF 500mm f/4L IS USM

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EF 500mm f/4L IS USM

EF 500mm f/4L IS USM

FAQ ID: 50123
Last modified: 29-May-08

FAQ: What are the two image stabiliser modes on my Canon EF/EFS lens?

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Some Canon EF/EFS lenses with Image Stabiliser (IS) have two image stabiliser modes. Either of the two modes can be selected by moving the mode switch on the lens.

Mode 1 is the original IS mode that is effective for stationary subjects.

Mode 2 is a new IS mode that is best for horizontal or vertical panning with a moving subject, as it is able to detect the panning direction automatically.

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