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Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens

BH #CA70200RF • MFR #3792C002
Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens
Key Features
  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32
  • One Super UD Element, One UD Element
  • Two Aspherical Elements
This impressive L-Series lens offers a telephoto zoom focal length for getting closer to faraway subjects. Canon's lightest and shortest 70-200mm f/2.8 lens ever, the RF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM is engineered to make traveling more comfortable, offering a compact and portable design that's easy to pack and carry wherever you go.
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Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Overview

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Versatile Telephoto Zoom Lens for EOS RF-Mount Mirrorless Cameras
This impressive L-Series lens offers a telephoto zoom focal length for getting closer to faraway subjects. Canon's lightest and shortest 70-200mm f/2.8 lens ever, the RF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM is engineered to make traveling more comfortable, offering a compact and portable design that's easy to pack and carry wherever you go.
Constant f/2.8 Aperture
  • Bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture maintains consistent illumination throughout the zoom range and suits working in low-light conditions as well as affords increased control over depth of field for working with selective focus techniques.
  • Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
  • The front and rear elements feature a protective Fluorine coating to resist fingerprints and smudges and to make cleaning significantly easier.
Advanced Optical Design
  • One UD (Ultra-Low Dispersion) element and one Super UD element help to minimize chromatic aberrations and color fringing in order to provide greater clarity and color accuracy.
  • Two aspherical elements are used to correct spherical aberrations and distortion for improved sharpness and accurate rendering.
  • An Air Sphere Coating (ASC) has been applied to lens elements to reduce backlit flaring and ghosting for maintained light transmission and high contrast in strong lighting conditions.
Dual Nano USM AF System
    Dual Nano USM system utilizes both a ring type USM and an STM mechanism to realize quick and accurate focusing.
  • Smooth and nearly silent autofocus suits both photography and video applications.
  • Full-time manual focus control available when working in the one-shot AF mode.
Optical Image Stabilization
  • An Optical Image Stabilizer helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by five stops.
  • Enables working in low-light conditions and with slower shutter speeds.
  • Three discrete IS modes are available: standard single-shot mode, a panning-optimized mode, and a mode that only activates the Image Stabilizer during the exposure.
Customizable Control Ring
  • Configurable Control Ring can be used to adjust a variety of exposure settings, including aperture, ISO, and exposure compensation.
Analog Controls
  • Focus Limiter switch allows selecting subject focal range.
  • Auto Focus / Manual Focus selector switch
  • image Stabilizer switch and Stabilizer Mode Selector switch.
Rugged, Weather-Resistant Design
  • Weather-resistant design protects against dust and moisture to enable use in inclement conditions.
  • L-Series level vibration shock resistance in the lens barrel, helping to maintain focus and settings even in turbulent situations.
Rotating Tripod Collar
  • Removable rotating tripod collar is included and benefits working with the lens atop a tripod or monopod.

Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
70 to 200mm
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Lens Mount
Canon RF
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
77 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/32
Lens Mount
Canon RF
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
34° to 12°
Minimum Focus Distance
2.3' / 70 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.23x
Optical Design
17 Elements in 13 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Tripod Collar
Removable and Rotating
Filter Size
77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.54 x 5.75" / 89.9 x 146 mm
Length at Maximum Extension
8.03" / 204 mm
Weight
2.35 lb / 1070 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.67 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.25 x 6.8 x 6.6"

Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Reviews

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Does Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM lens work ...

Does Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM lens work with 2x canon rf 70-200mm f2.8l is usm with 2x teleconverter?
Asked by: Xiang
No. This lens is not interchangeable with EF teleconverters. For the same reason this lens can NOT be mounted to a DSLR (EF mount) camera. This is a brand new mount, RF.
Answered by: dennis
Date published: 2019-11-26

This lens can i usa mark D5

This lens can i usa mark D5
Asked by: Mahesh
Unfortunately, no. This is an RF mount lens, which are only compatible with Canon mirrorless "R" series cameras. Your camera (think you mean 5D) is an EF mount, meaning it is compatible with any EF lenses (of which there is a huge selection). The EF mount 70-200mm f2.8 is a wonderful lens, and actually cheaper. The main difference (besides the mentioned lens mount and compatibility differences) is that the EF version is internal zoom, meaning the lens barrel does not extend when zooming. Some believe this is better for weather/dust proofing. The RF version extends when zooming, which makes the lens significantly lighter, and also smaller when retracted.
Answered by: dennis
Date published: 2021-02-03

Is this lens parfocal?

Is this lens parfocal?
Asked by: brad
No. The focal lens is not parfocal.
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2022-01-06

What size cine gear will fit on the focus and ...

What size cine gear will fit on the focus and zoom rings of this RF 70-200 lens? Need the focus and ring circumferences in mm.
Asked by: Jamie
The focus ring on the Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens is about 90mm so this Cavision gear would fit nicely: https://bhpho.to/3FPR4I5
Answered by: Dan
Date published: 2023-10-25

It is compatible with the Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8 ...

It is compatible with the Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens and canon R5C?
Asked by: Frank
The Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens is compatible with the Canon R5C camera.
Answered by: Dan
Date published: 2023-10-26

Does this come with the tripod mount that ...

Does this come with the tripod mount that connects to your tripod, or just the "tripod adapter ring" as seen paired with the RF 100mm tripod collar https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1634537-REG/canon_4517c001_unit_tripod_mnt_ring_adptr.html? On Canon's website it doesn't say that it's included.
Asked by: JASON
No, The following unit is just equipped with a tripod collar. Quick release plates are sold separately here is a list of compatible plates https://bhpho.to/3DTgJgO
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2022-01-26

I have the Canon 5D Mark III. I know this lens ...

I have the Canon 5D Mark III. I know this lens won't work with it, but which camera would you recommend that is similar to what I'm already using?
Asked by: Melissa Hill
R5.
Answered by: Stan
Date published: 2021-01-11

Where is this lens made

Where is this lens made
Asked by: Gregory
The Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens country of origin is Japan.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2023-12-19
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