Press Release:

MELVILLE, NY, May 8, 2019 – Continuing the corporate’s dedication to offering photographers with core focal-length lenses for the EOS R Full-Frame mirrorless digital camera system, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a pacesetter in digital imaging options, at the moment introduced the RF 85mm F1.2 L USM customary prime lens. The fifth lens within the RF household, the RF 85mm lens supplies one other very important device for photographers utilizing the EOS R or EOS RP cameras, particularly, these taking pictures portrait pictures.

Preorder: Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM $2699

“Optics is at the core of Canon’s heritage. It is engrained in our DNA and the top priority when developing the EOS R Camera System around the RF mount and accompanying lenses,” stated Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief working officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Canon is very enthused to now bring the lenses we shared in the RF lens development announcement, starting with the RF 85mm F1.2 L USM. We envision this product as being the quintessential workhorse lens for portrait photographers of all skill levels.”

The new lens includes a shiny f/1.2 aperture which, together with the 85mm focal size, encompasses an excellent lens for portrait photographers. 85mm is commonly the popular focal size chosen by photographers when taking pictures portraits as a result of it supplies an acceptable depth and perspective of the topic relative to the background, serving to to seize high-quality imagery with stunning and fascinating bokeh. The focal size additionally permits for the photographer and topic to keep up optimum distance aside to help sturdy communication, whereas not being too shut.

Preorder: Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM $2699

The most unusual characteristic of the RF 85mm F1.2 L USM lens is Canon’s proprietary optical know-how, Blue Spectrum Refractive (BR) Optics that helps to drastically scale back chromatic aberrations that would happen with massive aperture lenses. The BR optical aspect, first launched within the EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM, is inserted into the lens and refracts blue mild between the concave and convex lenses. This permits the convergence of the complete wavelength of sunshine to at least one level, leading to larger picture high quality from the middle to the perimeters of a picture.

Additional Features of The Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM Include:

  • Minimum focusing distance of 2.79 toes/0.85 meters
  • Customizable management ring that permits photographers to regulate publicity compensation, shutter pace, aperture or ISO
  • One Aspheric and one UD Lens, together with BR optics assist to scale back chromatic aberration
  • 12-pin communication system
  • L-Series mud and climate resistant construct with fluorine coating
  • Air Sphere Coating (ASC) helps reduce lens flare and ghosting

Pricing and Availability

The Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM lens is scheduled to be accessible June 2019 for an estimated retail value of $2699.00*.


Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM $2699