Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens

BH #CA2470RF • MFR #3680C002
Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens
Key Features
  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three Aspherical Elements
  • Three Ultra-Low Dispersion Elements
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Poised to be the new workhorse zoom, the Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM is a versatile wide-angle to portrait-length lens characterized by its bright, advanced, and intuitive design. The constant f/2.8 maximum aperture suits working in difficult lighting conditions and also enables greater control over depth of field. The optical design incorporates a series of aspherical and Ultra-Low Dispersion elements, which greatly reduce a variety of aberrations throughout the zoom range in order to produce sharp and clear imagery. An Air Sphere Coating has also been applied to suppress flare and ghosting when working in strong lighting conditions.
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I have an on-camera Rode mic shotgun. For videos the mic captures the loud humming autofocus of my Sigma lens. I am wondering if the RF 24-70 won't have this issue and would be practically silent? I don't have the option of doing off-camera mic.
Asked by: Mark
I don't hear any noise at all when it's focusing.
Answered by: Scott
Date published: 2021-06-07

I own the late 1990s 28-70 Canon EF 28-70 2.8L ...

I own the late 1990s 28-70 Canon EF 28-70 2.8L USM (w/o IS). How does the glass on this 24-70 2.8L compare and will the R6 IBIS sufficiently compensate for my lack of in-lens IS? (I know I need an adapter).
Asked by: T. Jeremy
The image quality and autofocus speed would be much improved over an older EF 28-70mm f/2.8L USM lens. While adapting the EF 28-70mm lens to the EOS R6 would allow for the IBIS to function, you would get better performance and a direct mount when using the RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-05-13

How would the sharpness of this at 35mm fare ...

How would the sharpness of this at 35mm fare compared to the canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro lens? Besides the faster Aperture is there any real benefit to the prime?
Asked by: Jacy
The Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens is the sharper lens at 35mm. The benefit of the prime would be the wider aperture and lighter weight.
Answered by: Yaakov
Date published: 2021-03-03

When used in manual focus mode, is this ...

When used in manual focus mode, is this considered parfocal?
Asked by: Jacy
No, only high end cine lens are parfocal.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-03-02

Is this a good walk around Lynn’s or every day ...

Is this a good walk around Lynn’s or every day lens
Asked by: Joseph
Yes, this is a good all around lens.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-02-15

How does the glass of the RF 24-70 F/2.8L IS ...

How does the glass of the RF 24-70 F/2.8L IS compare to (my 1990s) EF 28-70 2.8L. Will the IBIS of the R6 fully compensate for my lack of in-lens stabilization? (I know I need an adapter.)
Asked by: T. Jeremy
The RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS would offer not only a native RF mount, but faster autofocus. The stabilization is also a plus if you intend on shooting video.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-01-12

Does the lens extend as you change the zoom?

Does the lens extend as you change the zoom?
Asked by: Bill
Yes, it does telescope as you change the focal length. Zooming in across the entire 24mm-70mm range, the lens extends an additional 3.2cm (1.25”). While that 3.2cm does add nearly 25% in length to the 13.5cm (5.25”) lens as measured from the camera body, the action is smooth and in my experience causes no noticeable shift in center of gravity e.g. resulting in loss of subject acquisition, or would require framing.
Answered by: Professor Damon
Date published: 2021-01-10

I have canon R6 and a 24-105mm RF lens f/4. I am ...

I have canon R6 and a 24-105mm RF lens f/4. I am wanting to learn studio lighting concentrating on newborns and children. Is my lens ok for this or would the 24-70mm 2.8 work better for me because of the lower aperture? Thanks for any help and recommendations.
Asked by: Melinda
The RF 24-70mm f/2.8 has the advantage of the extra stop, however your current RF 24-105mm f/4 gives you the longer telephoto range. As far as which is the better lens, that would depend on whether you need the extra stop or the longer telephoto range.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-01-07
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