Macro Lens

Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM

The RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM is a professional macro lens with class-leading 1.4x magnification and a variable Spherical Aberration Control to adjust Bokeh.

MACRO LENS PHOTOGRAPHY

Magnify hidden details

See how Oliver Wright used RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM to capture insects, reptiles, portraits and much more.
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Incredible 1.4x magnification

Ideal for handheld macro, the lens gets closer than ever before.

Adjust soft focus and bokeh

A variable Spherical Aberration Control ring can be used to adjust the look of the Bokeh, while applying a flattering soft focus effect.

MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY

Outstanding image quality

A 9-blade iris and fast f/2.8 maximum aperture offers great creative opportunities and stunning image quality, even in low light.
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VERSATILE PROFESSIONAL PRIME LENS

Advanced image stabilisation

Designed for assured handheld shooting, a Hybrid Image Stabilizer gives great confidence with up to 5-stops2 of compensation.
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ACCURATE AND HIGH-SPEED AUTOFOCUS

Fast, silent, precise AF

Dual Nano USM motors bring new levels of rapid and silent focusing, perfect for stills or video. The lens design suppresses focus breathing too, ensuring consistency.
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WEATHER-SEALED LENS

No compromise construction

This L-series lens features weather-sealing and fluorine coating on the outer element to guard against dust and water.
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A lens for all situations

RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM is a superb L-series lens for close focus and portrait work, inspiring creativity.

Specifications

  • 1.4x Macro magnification1

    Revealing hidden detail

  • Spherical Aberration Control

    For the ultimate control over bokeh and soft focus

  • F2.8

    For great performance in all situations

  • Dual Nano USM

    For smooth, fast and near silent focusing

  • Up to 5-stops2 optical Hybrid Image Stabilizer

    Exceptional stability in low light levels

  • Lens Control Ring

    Change settings while still viewing the subject

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What’s in the box

  • RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM

  • Lens Cap E-67 II

  • Lens Hood ET-73C

  • Lens Dust Cap RF

  • Soft pouch LP1222

MACRO LENS

Comparison

Image stabilzation

5 stops

4 stops

5 stops

Focusing motor type

Dual Nano USM

Ring type USM

STM

Min. focusing distance

0.26m

0.30m

0.35m

Max image magnification

1.4x

1.0x

0.5x

Lens construction

17/13

17/13

12/11

Special optics

SA control function

1 UD

1 UD

Filter size (mm)

67mm

67mm

67

Aperture Blade

9

9

9

Weatherproof

Yes

Yes

No

Total Length (mm)

148

123

90.5

Max. diameter (mm)

81.5

77.7

78

Weight (g)

730

625

500

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    A dedicated high performance ring flash for fine control over lighting for macro photography.

  • Macro Twin Lite MT-26EX-RT

    Light up your macro shots with this powerful twin flash unit offering full control and total compatibility with your EOS system.

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    Macrolite Adapter 67

    Allows Canon Macro Twin Lite or Macro Ring Lite flashes to be used with lenses having a filter-thread diameter of 67 mm

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    Tripod Mount Ring E (B) with adapter

    Compatible with the RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM lens and has one 1/4-inch screw thread.

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    1. Achieves the world’s first* maximum magnification of 1.4x (for an autofocus interchangeable lens, for full frame mirrorless camera. Canon survey as of April 13, 2021)
    2. At closer focusing distances, the image stabilisation effect reduces.