The Canon RF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM Lens is one of Canon's top RF telephoto prime lenses, designed to offer professionals and advanced photographers exceptional image quality and also perfectly suited for wildlife, motorsports, and more.
The lens offers photographers two large-diameter Fluorite elements, one Super UD (Ultra-low Dispersion) and one UD-glass element, and Air Sphere Coating to ensure outstanding correction of colour fringing and superb contrast and sharpness. Other features include Optical Image Stabilization of up to 4.5 stops of shake correction to ensure consistent sharp results, a minimum focusing distance of 2.6m, a 9-blade circular aperture for beautiful, soft backgrounds, and a durable L-series construction built to be dust- and water-resistant.
Impressively Lightweight at 3.1kg, While Retaining High Levels of Image Quality
The Canon RF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM Lens features a lightweight of only 3.1kg for a telephoto fixed focal length lens and regardless of size, the lens still maintains incredibly high image quality that's expected from a Canon L-series lens. This allows for subjects and situations where telephoto power and portability are vital.
Minimum Focusing Distance of 2.6m
With a minimum focusing distance of approx. 2.6m, the Canon RF 800mm L IS USM lens ensures that you get really close-up on your subjects. Being so close-up, you'll be able to fill the frame with a subject roughly the size of a sparrow, and the maximum close-up magnification is 0.34x which is more than 1/3 life-size.
Optical Image Stabilization with up to 4.5 Stops of Shake Correction
With Optical Image Stabilization of up to 4.5 Stops on the RF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM Lens, the lens will ensure that it delivers consistently sharp results. Having this is ideal for when shooting hand-held or mounted on a monopod, the lens Image Stabilization can deliver clear image detail in low-light situations or at lower ISOs while capturing both stills and video.
Compatible with Canon RF1.4x and 2x Extenders
The RF 800mm f/5.6 Lens from Canon is compatible with both RF 1.4x and 2x extenders, allowing you to get in even closer on distant subjects. Expand effective telephoto power to 1120mm at f/8 on the RF1.4x, or to an even further reach of 1600mm at f/11 when using the RF2x extender.
Customizable Electronic Focus Ring, with Manual Focus Capability during SERVO AF
The lens is equipped with a large manual focus ring that's located directly on the lens barrel and allows you to select from three different manual focus speed levels, to adjust the focus ring rotation to your desired preference. These settings help you to either slow speed to switch between someone's eyes in a distant profile, or a fast speed to dial in on different birds in a large, swiftly moving flock.
Two Focus Presets Available - Instantly Return to One or Two Memorized Focus Distances
The two focus presets provides on the RF 800mm lens allows wildlife photographers to pre-focus on two different spots where you'd expect wildlife to appear, and immediately jump to either memorized position via the playback ring. Additionally, Full AF and manual focus operation is still available.
- Canon RF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM Lens
- Lens Cap
- Canon Lens Dust Cap RF
- Lens Hood
- Canon Drop-In Screw Filter Holder 52 (WIII) with Protector Filter
- Lens Case
|Lens Format Coverage
|Minimum Focus Distance
|Fixed and Rotating
|52 mm (Drop-In)