Canon RF 85mm f1.2 L USM DS Lens

CanonSKU: 4549292159608

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Canon RF 85mm f1.2 L USM DS Lens

The Canon RF 85mm f1.2L USM DS is a full-frame L-series lens fantastic for portraiture with gorgeous bokeh and fabulous optical precision. Featuring high-performance AF, brand new DS coating, and the famous L-series built quality this lens is a dream to work with.

Key Features:

  • This is a fantastic lens for portraiture with gorgeous bokeh and fabulous optical precision
  • The lens is constructed from 13 elements in 9 groups
  • Incorporates 9 diaphragm blades
  • Users benefit from a max aperture of 16
  • The closest focusing distance is 0.85m whereas the max magnification is 0.12x
  • Features an L-series build quality weighing only 1195g
  • Weather-sealing with dust and moisture resistance thanks to the applied fluorine coating on the front and rear of the lens
  • Includes 82mm filter diameter
  • Offers an angle of view at 24,16,28,30 – degrees
  • Incorporates a Lens Control Ring for increased control over the ISO, shutter, and aperture
  • Fast USM Motor for fast locking onto a subject and near-silent operation
  • Sharpness with exquisite style

Stunning Portraiture
Thanks to the 85mm focal length this lens is perfect for portraiture work. The resulting photographs feature elegant detail and a pleasing perspective without distortion.

Gorgeous Bokeh and Fantastic Optical Precision
Users are free to create the bokeh of their dreams with Canon’s one of a kind DS (Defocus Smoothing) Coating along with the F1.2, and 9-bladed aperture. This lens aids the creation of creative images like no other.

Superior Lens Elements with Coatings
Colour aberrations are minimised thanks to the Special Blue Spectrum Refractive (BR) optics; whereas, ASC (Air Sphere) Coating along with the ground aspheric element guard against flare and ghosting.

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Optical Features / Specifications
Image Size Full Frame
Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) 24º, 16º, 28º 30'
Lens construction (elements/groups) 13/9
No. of diaphragm blades 9
Minimum aperture 16
Closest focusing distance (m) 0.85
Maximum magnification (x) 0.12
Distance Information Yes
Image stabilizer -
AF actuator USM
Accessories
Lens cap E-82 II
Lens hood ET-89
Lens case/pouch LP1424
Rear End Cap Lens Dust Cap RF
Magnification with Extension Tube EF12 II Not Compatible
Magnification with Extension Tube EF25 II Not Compatible
Extender Compatibility Not Compatible
Other Accessories -

 

Understanding: Aperture

Aperture is the opening in a camera lens that controls how much light enters the camera. It's measured in f-stops like f/2.8 or f/8. Lower f-stop numbers mean wider openings, letting in more light and creating a shallow depth of field (blurry background). Higher f-stop numbers mean smaller openings, letting in less light and creating a larger depth of field (more of the scene in focus). Aperture also affects the quality of out-of-focus areas in the image (bokeh).

Understanding: Lens Types

Different lenses have different purposes to achieve different styles of images, some popular ones include:
Prime Lens: Fixed focal length, sharp images, great for portraits and dark settings.
Zoom Lens: Variable focal length, versatile for different shots and everyday use..
Wide-Angle Lens: Captures wide scenes like landscapes.
Telephoto Lens: Magnifies distant subjects, ideal for sports & wildlife.
Macro Lens: Perfect for close-up photography of small subjects.
Fisheye Lens: Ultra-wide perspective, creates unique images.

Understanding: Lens Mounts

Different camera brands use different lens mounts, which are like connectors that attach lenses to camera bodies. Each mount is specific to a particular brand and camera series. For example, Canon uses the EF and RF mounts, Nikon uses the F mount, Sony uses the E mount for its mirrorless cameras. These mounts dictate which lenses are compatible with which cameras. Some brands offer adapters to use lenses from other systems, but it's essential to ensure compatibility for proper functionality and autofocus performance.

Understanding: Manual and Autofocus

Manual focus and autofocus are two ways to adjust the sharpness of a camera lens. With manual focus, you turn a ring on the lens to bring the subject into focus yourself, giving you full control over what appears sharp in the image. Autofocus, on the other hand, relies on the camera's built-in technology to automatically adjust the focus for you, usually by detecting contrast or phase differences in the scene. Autofocus can be convenient, especially for fast-moving subjects or when you need to capture a quick shot, whereas manual focus allows for precise adjustments and creative control over the final image.

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