Expand the possibilities of macro shooting with the RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM. Get closer than ever before with an incredible 1.4x close up magnification and focusing distance as close of 26cm. Whether capturing details of food, jewelry, or traditional macro shots, the RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM is a highly effective lens for macro photography.
Thanks to the large-diameter RF mount and short back focus design and fast f/2.8 maximum aperture, the RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM offers great creative opportunities and stunning image quality, even in low light. This is particularly helpful when shooting outdoors at dusk or in inclement weather, or indoors in dimly lit rooms.
The RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM has been carefully crafted with weather-sealing and fluorine coatings on the front and rear elements to guard against waterdrops and dust, helping keep this powerful lens safeguarded wherever you go.
The RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM features Canon’s first adjustable Spherical Aberration (SA) control ring on the lens barrel that allows you to adjust the depiction of the image’s background bokeh. Used to add a unique emphasis to your imagery, the SA Control Ring allows the user to change the shape and character of the foreground and background bokeh. A minus setting creates a dreamy, soft-focused look, while a Plus setting creates a bubble-bokeh-type look.
Shoot with confidence even when light levels drop. The RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM offers up to 5 stops Image Stabilization, helping reduce the effects of camera shake. Have sharp and clear photos and videos when shooting handheld.
The RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM is equipped with quiet and high-speed Dual Nano USMs. Its smooth and accurate auto focus capabilities makes tracking moving subjects easy - especially when capturing videos.
0.26m (at 1.4x)
17 elements in 13 groups
5.0 stops (when using the EOS R), 8.0 stops (when using the EOS R5)
Approx. 81.5 x 148mm
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1 As an autofocus interchangeable lens for full frame mirrorless camera. Canon survey as of April 13, 2021.
2 Based on CIPA testing standard. Attached to the EOS R5, in Yaw/Pitch directions. As the focusing distance becomes shorter, image stabilization decreases.