Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Super Telephoto Prime
lens with Optical Image stabilization and 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with RF Mount
What type of photography is the Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM is a member of Canon's RF STM Prime series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
RF STM Prime Series Lenses in Canon RF Mount
Reasons to Buy Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization (up to 4.0 stops)
| Programmable Control Ring
| Compatible with Canon Teleconverters
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 800mm reach great for Wildlife Photography
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
| Slow Aperture for a Prime Lens
Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM is compatible with cameras that have a Canon RF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon RF lenses are Canon R100, Canon R8 and Canon R50.
Canon R100 with the Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM Lens
Canon R8 with the Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM Lens
Canon R50 with the Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM has a maximum diameter of 102mm and total length of 352mm. It weighs 1260g / 44.4 oz.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM and Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM S (Canon EF mount) to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM has a filter thread of 95mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM:
Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM has a fixed focal length of 800mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 1280mm.
Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM is compatible with the Teleconverters below. With the use of these TC/extenders, you can find how the total focal reach and effective aperture of your Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM changes below:
Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM Focal Range and Aperture Change with Teleconverter
Optical Image Stabilization
The Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting. Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM's stabilization system is effective up to 4.0 stops.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.14x and has a minimum focusing distance of 6m. 0.14x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Super Telephoto Prime type Canon RF mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM has a max aperture of F11 and a minimum aperture of F11.
Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM's optical formula consists of 11 elements in 8 groups . Special elements used in this design is Gapless double-layer diffractive optics.
Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM doesn't come with a lens hood. You have to order the hood separately and the model number of the hood is Canon ET-101.
Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM Lens
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