Canon has just added a 5th lens to their RF family and released a portrait lens for their full-frame mirrorless camera, meet the new RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens.

Earlier this year Canon announced the development of six new upcoming RF lenses for the new Canon EOS R mirrorless system. Today we meet the first of those six; the all-new RF 85mm f/1.2L USM

Developed to be your new go-to portrait lens this short telephoto lens features a fixed 85mm focal length and a wide F1.2 maximum aperture allowing you to get your shot even in the lowest of lighting situations.

This is the first in Canon’s new line of RF lenses to feature its Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics which helps to reduce chromatic aberrations and colour fringing.

Key Features

  • RF-Mount Lens / Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.2 to f/16
  • Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics Element
  • One UD Element, One Aspherical Element
  • Air Sphere Coating


Looking for more information on the Canon EOS R Mirrorless System? Why not take a peek at our post all about it here.

As the new Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L has just been announced we do not yet have pricing or an ETA for this new full-frame format lens, but for now, you can have a look at the full specs and find more details about this new release on Orms Direct here.