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RF 50mm f/1.2L USM

The new standard in portrait lenses

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Incredibly crisp portrait lens for the EOS R System
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  • Highest quality images in its class with f/1.2 lens brightness

    Even at fully open f/1.2 brightness, the lens achieves crisp high resolution and contrast from the center to the edges of the frame.

    Portrait image taken with RF 50mm F1.2L USM
  • Artistic bokeh

    Taking full advantage of the large f/1.2 aperture, the beauty of bokeh captured with this lens is truly striking.

    Portrait image taken with RF 50mm F1.2L USM
  • Lens control ring for fast intuitive shooting

    The RF 50mm f/1.2L USM features Canon’s new lens control ring offering customizable control over aperture, shutter speed, ISO or exposure compensation

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  • Shoot into the light with confidence

    Don't fear the flare. Shoot into the light with Canon's new multi-layered Air Sphere Coating (ASC) protecting against flare, ghosting and reduced contrast.

    Portrait image taken with RF 50mm F1.2L USM
First look: RF 50mm f/1.2 L USM
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    New RF Mount for the EOS R System

    The RF lens mount features a large 54mm diameter, short back focus design & high-speed data transmission enabling RF lenses to achieve unprecedented results.

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    Built in Digital Lens Optimizer (DLO)

    DLO data is stored inside RF series lenses delivering real time benefits of higher image quality, reduced aberrations and distortion with no impact to camera speed and performance.

  • Portrait image taken with RF 50mm F1.2L USM

    Minimum focal distance of just 40cm

    The RF 50mm f/1.2 L USM allows you to get extremely close to the subject with 40cm minimum focal distance and magnification of 0.19x for added flexibility.

Explore your creativity with expert tips and stories

“The RF 50mm f/1.2L USM combines a standard focal length, similar to the ‘natural’ field of view of human vision, with a fast f/1.2 maximum aperture that enables shooting in low light levels and provides the benefits of selective focusing techniques.”

Photo Review

RF 50mm f/1.2L USM
  • Dimensions (W x H) mm

    89.8mm x 108mm

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  • Max Aperture


  • Air Sphere Coating (ASC)


  • Minimum Focusing Distance (m)


  • Max Magnification


  • Number of aperture blades


  • Image Stabilizer


  • Filter Size


  • Approx Weight (g)


  • Lens Hood


  • Lens Cap


  • Lens Case


Free Firmware Update Available for EOS R and EOS RP Cameras

Enjoy further enhances in eye detection AF performance and AF motion tracking performance, with the added ability to detect and focus on the eyes of subjects up to five times farther away on all R series cameras.

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