Canon adds two new, wide-aperture, professional, zoom lenses to its mirrorless RF mount lens lineup
Canon RF 24-70mm f2.8L IS USM
Pictured on the left, the 24-70mm f2.8 is a workhorse lens for professional photographers. This focal length range easily covers most working situations, from portraits to general views, without having to pause to swap lenses. Precision engineered to give superb image quality from edge to edge; when shooting wide open, your portraits and wide shots will benefit from a shallow depth of field and incredibly accurate focusing. The built-in image stabiliser works with the EOS R DIGIC processor to deliver five stops of stabilisation when working in challenging conditions. The lens also benefits from L-Series weather sealing.
Canon RF 15-35mm f2.8L IS USM
Pictured on the right, the 15-35mm f2.8 is only slightly larger than the 24-70mm. The extreme wide angle will benefit photographers shooting interiors and architecture. It also offers an extreme perspective for anyone working at close quarters to their subjects. With the silent shooting capabilities of the Canon mirrorless cameras, the 15-35mm could become the lens of choice for wildlife photographers using remote camera setups. The RF 15-35mm f2.8L IS has a built in image stabiliser and L-Series weather sealing.
Why choose RF lenses?
The EOS R system can be used with a range of adaptors to allow the use of the extensive range of EF lenses, a range that has made Canon one of the industry leaders. However many photographers prefer to use native lenses with a dedicated design to work with the camera body. The EOS R mirrorless system features a shallower body and a new lens mount. This new mount has opened the door to new lens technologies, however the EOS R launched with a limited number of native lenses available. We explored the benefits of the new mount and native lenses earlier in the year: Why use RF Lenses?
The RF 24-70mm f2.8L IS USM is £2329.00 including VAT at release.
The RF 15-35mm f2.8L IS USM is £2329.00 including VAT at release.