MELVILLE, NY, March 3, 2022 – Canon U.S.A., Inc. – Latin America Division, a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce that the Canon RF lens family is growing by two, with the addition of the Canon RF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM, and the longest focal length RF lens yet, the RF 1200mm f/8L IS USM. Both super-telephoto fixed focal length lenses are quite light for their considerable abilities, and share many of the same features such as Super Spectra Coating (SSC) and Air Sphere Coating (ASC) to help minimize ghosting and flaring, compatibility with both the RF 1.4x and RF 2x extenders and a customizable electronic focusing ring with manual focus capability during Servo AF.
Additional features shared by both lenses include:
The RF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM weighs in at just 6.9 lbs and features a minimum focusing distance of 8.53ft/2.6 meters — maximum close-up magnification is a superb 0.34x, allowing wildlife image creators to fill the frame with small subjects, such as birds, at its minimum focusing distance. Optical image stabilization is up to 4.5 stops* of shake correction and includes three IS operation modes. When using the RF 1.4x or RF 2x extenders, users can experience enhanced effective focal lengths of 1,120mm and 1,600mm respectively.Canon RF 1200mm f/8L IS USM:
The RF 1200mm f/8L IS USM is the most powerful super-telephoto lens in the Canon RF lens line. It weighs in at 7.4 lbs — an outstandingly light figure for a super-tele lens of this type — and features a minimum focusing distance of 14.1ft/4.3m. Optical image stabilization is up to 4.0 stops* of shake correction and, similar to the RF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM lens, includes three IS operation modes. When using the RF 1.4x or RF 2x extenders, users can experience enhanced focal lengths of 1,680mm and 2,400mm, respectively.
To learn more about the RF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM and RF 1200mm f/8L IS USM lens, please visit www.cla.canon.com.
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