Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM is an Auto Focus (AF) Super Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Canon RF mount cameras.
Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM is a member of Canon's RF L series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
RF L Series Lenses in Canon RF Mount
Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM is compatible with cameras that have Canon RF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon RF lenses are Canon R10, Canon R7 and Canon R5 C.
Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM has a fixed focal lenght 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 F5.6L IS USM is compatible with the Teleconverter lenses below:
Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM Focal Range and Aperture Change with Teleconverter
Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM with a weather sealed camera body such as Canon R7, Canon R5 C and Canon R3.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting. Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM's stabilization system is effective up to 4.5 stops.
Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM MTF Charts
Below you can find the MTF chart of Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM which would give an idea of the its contrast and resolution from the center to its edges.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.34x and has a minimum focusing distance of 2.6m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.34x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM has a max aperture of F5.6 and a minimum aperture of F64.
Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM's optical formula consists of 26 elements in 18 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 2 Fluorite
- 1 Super UD
- 1 UD (Ultra-low Dispersion).
Canon RF 800mm F5.6L IS USM comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is ET-155.
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