Canon 24-70 Lens Mug Giveaway

As many of you know from following my Twitter feed I got a Canon 24-105 lens mug this last Christmas and have loved using this mug. Although I don’t have this specific lens (and prefer the Canon 24-70 L lens) it still is cool to have a mug that looks very similar to a real lens and is always a good conversation starter. Needless to say I was excited to get an email from a company who now has a zoomable 24-70 L f/2.8 Canon lens mug. Here is a quick review of the Canon 24-70 lens mug from and a giveaway below to win one of your own.

When I received the mug I was first pretty surprised to see that the box it came in was a box made to look just like a Canon box. The detail in the box is good, and at first glance it does look like a genuine Canon lens box. That was pretty cool and I think i’ll keep the box around, however the one error on the box packaging is that is says its a 24-70 f/4 lens mug while the mug is actually the 24-70 f/2.8 mug. Oops a little error on the box but no big deal in my mind. It also comes with a lens bag, if you wanted to carry around your lens in a little bag.

Whats real and what not?

The lens itself is pretty awesome. Here are a few specs of the mug:

  • Zoom rings and rubber-grip focus which actually zooms!
  • Plastic body with stainless steel interior
  • Lens-cap lid
  • Functional AF/MF switch
  • The quality of the plastic is very well made and it has a solid and sturdy feel to it. The zoom is pretty cool since no other lens mug I have seen actually zooms. I don’t think I am going to be zooming my mug while drinking my coffee but its still a fun little benefit and could be a great way to trick your friends into thinking its a real lens as you pour coffee into it. The top is a screw top so this works well as a travel mug also, although they are pretty beefy so might not fit into a cupholder depending on your car. The attention to detail is also really good, the other lens I have is a good replica but this one has a little more detail that makes it even more realistic. For example the red ring around the top of the lens that shows its a Canon L lens is an actual separate piece of plastic not just painted on like other lenses I have seen. Its a small difference but really helps it to have an authentic look.

    Overall its a really fun mug for any Canon lover (they also do have Nikon mugs and thermoses available). It works great and looks good so a very short review today.

    We are also giving one of these away. All you have to do to enter is follow these 2 simple steps;

    1- Follow us on twitter here:
    2- Post a tweet saying this: “Win a Canon 24-70 L Lens mug from @digitalphotobuz and Details here: Please RT”

    2 extra ways to enter
    You can also get an extra entry by joining our email subscription list above. We will never spam you, this just keeps you updated on our new article posts. To sign up just enter your email in the box on the top right side of our website.

    And a third way to enter is Facebook. We have been running some really fun facebook giveaways lately so if you aren’t on our page yet head on over to On the left of our wall you will see a Giveaway button that will come up anytime we are having a giveaway. Just click the button and enter your info to be entered into the contest.

    That’s it. The contest will end on Friday May 27th at 12:00 midnight PST. Only one entry via twitter and one entry via email subscription per person will be allowed. We love to give things away so check back for more photo giveaways!

    Canon 24-70 lens mug review

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    Author: Mark

    Mark is a fine art wedding and portrait photographer from Northern California. He has been passionate about photography since childhood and started his studio 12 years ago to bring a fresh style of photography to the wedding and portrait world.

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    1. would this work as a water bottle? you’ve noted that it has a screwtop lid

    2. It definitely would, the lid seems pretty secure

    3. I ordered one of these about a week ago, I have sent some emails to find out how long it would take for shipping and so far I haven’t received a reply. I’m a bit nervous that I am going to get ripped off. How long did it take for yours to ship?

    4. Hi Bren,

      Mine did take about a week to get so I hope you receive this soon. If you don’t please let me know, I can try to find the persons email that I was dealing with over there and see if I can help.


    5. I think I may have replied in the wrong area, went to facebook instead. Anyway, thank you Mark for your kind offer, If I don’t get it soon I think I will take you up on it! Should I just post back on it here? Happy Holidays to you.


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