Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with RF Mount
What type of photography is the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Canon RF Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS 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
Reasons to Buy the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS lens in a list form to assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| AF/MF Switch on Lens
| Focus Range Limiter
| Programmable Control Ring
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Focus Distance Limiter
| Very Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 9 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
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Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS 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 85mm F1.2L USM DS Lens
Canon R8 with the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS Lens
Canon R50 with the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider when searching for your next lens. Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS has a maximum diameter of 103mm and total length of 117mm. It weighs 1195g / 42.2 oz.
Check the size of the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS when attached to RF Mount cameras:
Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS Size with RF Mount Cameras
Below, you'll find a scaled side-by-side image comparing the sizes of the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS and the Canon RF 28-70mm F2L USM, offering a better understanding of their dimensions in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS has a filter thread of 82mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS:
Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS has a fixed focal length of 85mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 136mm.
The Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Canon R8, Canon R6 II and Canon R7.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Canon RF 85mm F2 Macro IS STM in Canon RF mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS With Optical Image Stabilization
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.12x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.85m. 0.12x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Telephoto Prime type Canon RF mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS has a max aperture of F1.2.
Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 9 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- BR Optical elements in one location
- one UD
- one ground aspherical lens
What's in the Box of Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS:
Canon RF 85mm f/1.2 L USM Lens Canon E-82 II 82mm Lens Cap Canon Lens Dust Cap RF Canon ET-89 Lens Hood Canon LP1424 Lens Case for Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Telephoto Lens Limited 1-Year Manufacturer Warranty
Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS Lens
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