Canon RF 100mm F2.8 L MACRO IS USM Lens Announced, Priced $1,399, Available for Pre-Order

Canon has just officially announced the new Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM lens. It is the first macro lens for Canon’s full-frame mirrorless lineup. This medium telephoto lens has a minimum focus distance of 26cm (10″) and a maximum magnification of 1.4x.  Optically, Canon RF 100mm F2.8L lens has 17 elements in 13 groups. Canon’s ‘Super Spectra Coating’ reduces flare and ghosting. The camera’s focusing group is moved by two Nano USM motors. A spherical aberration control dial allows users to adjust the appearance of bokeh and the overall softness of the image.As with all L-series lenses, the 100mm is sealed against dust and moisture, and features a fluorine coat on the front element to repel oil and water.

This new lens costs $1,399, first available for pre-order at Amazon/B&H/ Adorama.


Below are the detailed specifications of Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 100 mm
Image stabilization Yes
CIPA Image stabilization rating stop(s)
Lens mount Canon RF
Maximum aperture F2.8
Minimum aperture F32
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 17
Groups 13
Special elements / coatings Super Spectra Coating
Minimum focus 0.26 m (10.24)
Maximum magnification 1.4×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Nano ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter Yes
Weight 730 g (1.61 lb)
Diameter 82 mm (3.23)
Length 148 mm (5.83)
Materials Magnesium alloy
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter thread 67 mm
Hood supplied Yes

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