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RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM

4.8* (721 ratings) avg. customer rating

$5,149 RRP

Experience the pulling power of this super telephoto lens
  • Telephoto zoom lens
  • Sports, wildlife, photo journalism and aviation
  • 5.0 stops Image Stabilization
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Experience the pulling power of this super telephoto lens
  • Telephoto zoom lens
  • Sports, wildlife, photo journalism and aviation
  • 5.0 stops Image Stabilization
$5,149
RRP

Where power and portability meet

The RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM lens is a highly powerful and portable lens for advanced amateurs and professionals shooting sports, wildlife, photo journalism, aviation subjects and more. The focal length range reaches up to 500mm, 100mm more than the existing EF counterpart and can go further with optional 1.4x and 2 extenders . At 1530g with tripod mount, and 207mm when retracted, the RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM is great mobile telephoto option to have.

  • The high quality edge

    See the difference in your images across the entire zoom range thanks to the L-series high image quality. The large diameter mount and short back focus of the RF lens significantly increases the degree of freedom in lens design compared to conventional EF lenses, achieving excellent contrast and sharpness.

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  • Intuitive control at your fingertips

    The RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM features a lens control ring for customisable control over shutter speed, ISO or exposure compensation. The easy-to-identify textured surface gives you tangible feedback to adjust while looking through the viewfinder and concentrating on your subject.

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Steady shots hand-held or in low light

Image of playing ball taken using RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1 L IS USM

Shoot with confidence even when light levels drop. The RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM is designed to work in conjunction with an EOS R series camera, with both the camera and the lens sharing data to reduce camera-shake blur. With up to 5 stops of Image Stabilization, it delivers impressively clear results when shooting handheld. The IS mode switch on the lens also enables you to select the best mode for your shooting needs: IS mode 1 for still subjects, IS mode 2 for panning and IS mode 3 for irregular movement for optimal performance.

  • Woman playing golf taken using RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1 L IS USM
    Smooth and quiet focusing for video and stills

    Enjoy rapid, accurate focusing thanks to a Nano USM motor that ensures smooth and quiet autofocus, so focusing appears seamless. Have clean transitions when moving between subjects or when focusing from the foreground to background, creating professional looking footage.

  • Macro image of flower taken using RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1 L IS USM
    Sharp and detailed images from closer than before

    The RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM allows you to get closer than before with a minimum focusing distance of 0.9m at the 100mm end, allowing you to shoot subjects 8cm closer than its EF counterpart. Whether you're photographing birds, landscapes or a sporting event, the lens provides impressively sharp images.



“Professional sports and wildlife shooters with latest EOS R bodies will find this lens particularly attractive since it can exploit their improved autofocus and burst capabilities. Canon also lists ‘aviation’ as one of the applications for this lens… Trainspotters could also find it attractive and both will benefit from the weather-resistant sealing.”

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