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Canon RF 85mm f/1.2 lenses


  • Canon have indicated there will be two of these lenses introduced, one with defocus smoothing control (DS)

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2 USM

  • announced May 2019 with totally new optical design


  • 1st in the RF-Mount family to incorporate Blue Spectrum Refractive (BR) Optics to reduce lateral CA (1st introduced with the Canon EF 35mm f/1.4 L II USM lens]]
  • Air Sphere Coating and flourine coating
  • weather and dust-resistant construction and nice large lens hood
  • 82mm filter; 9 aperture blades;
  • ring type USM motor (same as the RF 50mm f/1.2)
  • close focus 0.85m with focus limiter 1.5m to infinity
  • 4.1 x 4.6“ / 104.14 x 116.84 mm
  • 2.6 lb / 1196.3 g (heavier than the 1.02kg Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L USM lenses)
  • cat's eye bokeh circles towards the edges
  • seems to give excellent C-AF eye tracking with the Canon R at 5fps with subject walking towards camera
  • $US2699

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2 USM DS

  • defocus smoothing (DS) capability
  • coming 2019
canonr/canonrf85mmf1.2.txt · Last modified: 2019/07/08 12:00 by gary1

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