Canon India, the Camera and lens maker has launched a new RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens in the country. The new lens is aimed at professional photographers. It comes with the new RF mount technology and provides superior optical performance with its large aperture. The new Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens is a good choice for photographers who do wedding or people photography.
Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens price and availability
The new Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens holds a price tag of Rs 2,19,995 and it will be available for purchase from this week onwards.
Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens specifications and features
The Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens is a portrait prime lens that makes it a perfect lens for wedding, portrait, people photography. The company launched the portrait prime lens seeing the growing trend of portrait photography in the country. And since the Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens being a prime lens with a fixed 85mm of focal length, the photographers can capture great shots. When combined with Canon’s EOS R system, the photographers can create good bokeh effects using the Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens.
This lens utilises the wide diameter and short back focus distance of the RF mount to give the 85mm lens bright aperture of f/1.2. Other than that, it is also capable of producing ultra-high resolution images and comes with an autofocus function.
Since the Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens has a large f/1.2 aperture, it allows more light to enter through the lens. This allows the photographers to control more light exposure during photography. The lens has 9-blade circular aperture that delivers a good soft bokeh. The Canon lens is also capable of capturing sharp and crisp images even in low lighting conditions using a higher shutter speed.
The Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens has a minimum focusing distance of 0.85m and a maximum magnification of 0.12x. This expands the shooting and capturing capabilities of the lens from close-ups to shooting small objects. Furthermore, the new prime lens from Canon also comes with the Canon’s Air Sphere Coating (ASC), it helps reduce the lens flare and ghosting caused by the reflections while improving the lighting clarity and contrast of the image when shooting into a backlight.
Moreover, the Canon RF85mm f/1.2L USM lens comes with a RF mount and a new control ring that is found in new its RF lens series. The photographers can use it to assign different settings including aperture value, shutter speed, ISO sensitivity and exposure compensation. And lastly, the lens has a dust and drip resistance that ensures high durability even when shooting outdoors.
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