Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens

BH #CA1628RF • MFR #5051C002
Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens
Key Features
  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super Spectra Coating
Ultra-wide field of view mixed with a compact and portable design, the Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM is a sleek everyday wide-angle prime. Blending a compact, lightweight design with a bright maximum aperture, this rectilinear ultra-wide comes in handy when photographing interiors and architectural subjects, as well as broad landscape views and astrophotography scenes.
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How doe this lens compare to the How does this ...

How doe this lens compare to the How does this lens compare to the RF 14-35mm f4 in edge to edge sharpness at f16?
Asked by: Robert
Gordon Laing posted a quick review on his website on Sep 14. He was not able to shoot stills, but he did include some video shot with the RF 16 f/2.8 STM. Here's the link.
Answered by: Jerry
Date published: 2021-09-17

Is there both auto focus and manual focus on this ...

Is there both auto focus and manual focus on this lens? I do not see a focus circle for manual focus on the lens.
Asked by: orkell
This lens does have AF and MF as options. The switch on the lens can be used to control focus or to use as a custom configuration. When it's set to Focus, and you set the camera's focusing mode to MF, the ring will control the focus.
Answered by: Stephen
Date published: 2021-09-17

hood included ?

hood included ?
Asked by: David
I couldn't disagree more with David's assertion that the hood is useless. In fact, look at the EW-65C hood. It's a design that will give good protection to the lens both from stray light and from accidental bumps. I tried to do without a hood on Canon's EF 10-22mm USM lens.... since that lens is highly flare resistant and the hood for it is very large. But some test shots with and without the hood convinced me to use it on that lens, because it's quite effective in some lighting conditions. I'm sure the same is true of this lens. Get the hood and use it. It's only an additional $30, That's a small price to pay if it saves the lens from a hard bump.
Answered by: Alan
Date published: 2021-09-17
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