Canon launches four new RF lenses – expanding the line-up’s capabilities to super-telephoto photography – plus two RF extenders

Canon launches four new RF lenses Canon launches four new RF lenses

Alongside the launch of EOS R5 and EOS R6 – two cameras reimaging mirrorless joining Canon's revolutionary EOS R System – Canon Europe ( reveals four new RF lenses and two RF extenders. The new lenses bring telephoto capabilities to the innovative RF line-up as well as additional portrait and macro photography creative possibilities for professionals and enthusiasts.

Highlighting Canon's ongoing commitment to the EOS R System and the RF Mount, today's additions, alike the rest of the RF line-up, take advantage of the System – enabling photographers to experience new levels of quality, performance and creativity. "Canon's innovative solutions are future facing and designed to give users of the equipment greater flexibility." declares Amine Djouahra, Sales and Marketing Director at Canon Central and North Africa.

Joining the RF line-up is:

The RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM – a compact and versatile L-series telephoto zoom lens with a large focal length range, incredible image quality, 5-stop IS, fast Dual Nano USMs, weather sealling and a Lens Control Ring for enhanced operation.The RF 600mm F11 IS STM and RF 800mm F11 IS STM – the world's lightest autofocus lenses including a focal length of 600mm [1] and 800mm [2] respectively. With super-telephoto focal lengths, full auto focus [3] and image stabilisation capabilities, enthusiasts can take incredibly sharp and beautiful imagery from afar. Paired with the new RF extenders – the EXTENDER RF 1.4x and EXTENDER RF 2x – the lenses can reach an incredible 1200mm (RF 600mm F11 IS STM) and an extreme 1600mm (RF 800mm F11 IS STM) optical focal length. This provides enthusiasts even greater flexibility and creative possibilities whilst retaining AF. Such features makes them an ideal choice for a range of image capture – from wildlife to aviation and even moon photography. The RF 85mm F2 MACRO IS STM – a must have lens for enthusiasts entering the world of the EOS R System and looking to capture stunning portraits and fine detail up-close. Celebrating the benefits of the System, this wide-aperture portrait lens offers 5-stop Image Stabilization (IS) (or 8-stops when using EOS R5/EOS R6) and macro capabilities – two unique and stand-out features not seen in competitor lenses of this type on the market.The EXTENDER RF 1.4x and EXTENDER RF 2x – two high-performance and durable extenders with redesigned optics, created to expand the capabilities of the today launched RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM, RF 600mm F11 IS STM and RF 800mm F11 IS STM. Both extenders allow professionals to push focal length capabilities of compatible lenses, while maintaining the image quality and speed benefits of the RF Mount.