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CANON REVEALS THREE NEW RF LENSES

11 June 2021

CANON REVEALS THREE NEW RF LENSES

On the 14ᵗʰ April 2021 Canon Europe announced three new RF lenses.


The RF 400mm F2.8L IS USM and RF 600mm F4L IS USM – super telephoto lenses with incredible focusing speeds are based, respectively, on the ground-breaking EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 600mm f/4L III USM – two much-loved super telephoto lenses for professional sports and wildlife photographers. While the optics and mechanics of the lenses are largely the same as the EF versions, the capabilities of these super telephoto lenses are next level, as they take full advantage of Canon’s revolutionary EOS R System and RF Mount.

Professionals using the lenses will enjoy incredible focal lengths – even more so when used with the 1.4x and 2x RF extenders – ultra-high optical performance, speedy focusing, reduced weight, and improved balance when using with a Canon EOS R System camera


RF 100mm F2.8L MACRO IS USM – the world’s first AF macro lens with 1.4x magnification.

The RF 100mm F2.8L MACRO IS USM is a truly versatile lens, and a kitbag ‘must have’ for professionals, semi-professionals and enthusiasts alike shooting macro, still life and portrait photography. Its higher-than-average magnification ratio 1.4:1 – made possible by the lens’ floating system and short back focusing – allows photographers to capture exceptional close-up detail. The flattering focal length of 100mm at f/2.8 aperture is perfect for those looking to take striking portraiture.

For more information on these launches – the RF 400mm F2.8L IS USM, RF 600mm F4L IS USM and RF 100mm F2.8L MACRO IS USM visit here.

Stock of these new models will be dedicated to fulfilling customer pre-orders and we’re currently unable to provide a date on when they will be available on Test Drive. However, if you’d like to register your interest, we will make sure you’re amongst the first to know when stock does become available on the service.