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Canon RF 85mm F2 MACRO IS STM

Capture your subject’s true spirit with a lens offering subtle telephoto perspective for flattering portraits, plus macro close focusing and 5-stop Image Stabilizer, for excellent versatility.

Define and refine your creative vision

  • A perfect lens for portraits

    With its 85mm focal length this is an ideal lens for flattering portraits, producing elegant results with beautiful soft backgrounds thanks to a wide f/2 aperture.

  • Excellent results every time

    The RF mount gives you incredible performance with stunning levels of detail in your images plus a built-in DLO profile for in-camera lens optimisation.

  • Get up close and personal

    Focus up to 35cm and 0.5x macro to discover fine detail, capturing images with superb edge-to-edge sharpness thanks to a high f/29 minimum aperture.

Quick, slick and quiet

An STM motor allows smooth, quiet AF while a Lens Control Ring gives great control over settings. Create smooth out of focus areas thanks to a nine-blade aperture.

Pocketable and lightweight

Weighing just 500g, the lens is unobtrusive and compact, plus with dimensions of just 78x90.5mm, it’s easy to take with you for extra creative opportunities.

The world of RF lenses

The RF 85mm F2 MACRO IS STM is for EOS R-series enthusiast photographers looking for a compact and lightweight general purpose RF portrait lens. Want to learn more about our family of RF lenses?


Discover what you can capture with this versatile lens.


  • Hybrid IS

  • 0.5x

    Macro focusing for exceptional detail

  • Super Spectra Coating

    For reduced ghosting and flare

  • 5-stop IS

    Advanced image stabilisation

  • STM motor

    Smooth focus for video, fast for stills

  • 78 x 90.5mm

    Compact size

What's in the box

  • RF 85mm F2 MACRO IS STM

  • Lens cap front

  • Lens cap rear

  • User Manual Kit


Image stabiliser

5-stop IS

Focusing motor




Maximum magnification




Size (Width & height)

78 x 90.5mm
75 x 71.5mm

In the hands of professionals

Find out why the RF 85mm F2 MACRO IS STM is the go-to lens for creative portraits through the eyes of Canon professionals.

Lens Accessories

  • Canon ET-77 Lens hood

    With the lens hood installed you can prevent light from hitting the front element from the sides and enjoy richer colours in your photographs.

  • Canon LP-1216 Lens pouch

    Protective soft case for the RF 85mm F2 MACRO IS STM.

  • Canon 67mm Lens filter

    This lens filter is designed to fit lenses with a filter thread of 67mm, guard the front element and not impact the colour balance.

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