Canon officially announces the RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens. The fast prime optic for Canon full frame mirrorless cameras will start shipping from June 20th, 2019. The US price for this lens is $2,699.00 and available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon.
The lens has a fast f/1.2 design and outstanding AF speeds that excels in difficult lighting conditions and also benefits working with shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
This is the non-DS version of the two rumored 85mm mirrorless lenses. With a short-telephoto focal length and a bright maximum aperture, the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens will be an ideal for candid portraiture and wedding photography. You can see the full press text here.
Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Key Features
- Extreme high performance 85mm prime lens
- 85mm focal length to provide flattering perspective ideal for portraits
- Very Large f/1.2 aperture with 9-aperture blade for superior low light performance and smooth background blur
- BR optics (Blue Spectrum Refractive optics) reduce chromatic aberration ensuring the highest image quality
- Aspherical and UD elements ensure the highest resolution across of the image
- USM motor for smooth, near-silent operation
- Control Ring – giving direct control over Tv/Av/ISO settings
- ASC (Air Sphere Coating) prevents flare and ghosting from deteriorating image quality
The RF 85MM F1.2L USM is one of Canon’s fastest aperture autofocus lenses for its full-frame mirrorless range of cameras. When coupled with the short telephoto length and Dual Pixel CMOS AF, the fast f/1.2 aperture creates stunning shallow depth of field, bokeh and background separation.
- Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM DS
- Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens
- Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS
- Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS
- Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM Lens
- Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L
In addition, the new Canon’s “holy trinity” RF mount zoom lenses will start shipping before the end of July 2019:
- RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens – Available for pre-order on May 9th, 2019
- RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens – Release date at the end of July, 2019
- RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens – Release date at the end of July, 2019
- RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens – Release date at the end of July, 2019
Canon Camera Deals:
$300 off on Canon EOS R body: $1,999 at Amazon
$500 off on Canon EOS R with 24-105mm Lens: $2,899 at Amazon
$200 off on Canon EOS RP with 24-105mm Lens: $2,199 at Amazon
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