Canon India announced the launch of its new RF85mm f/1.2L USM portrait prime lens. In line with the ever growing trend for portrait photography, the new RF85mm lens redefines what an 85mm lens can achieve on Canon’s EOS R system, enabling professional photographers to create beautiful bokeh effects. The new lens is priced at an MRP of INR 219 995.00/U incl. of all taxes.
As an L series RF lens developed for professional photographers using the EOS R system, the RF85mm f/1.2L USM utilizes the wide diameter and short back focus distance of the RF mount to achieve an 85mm lens with a bright aperture of f/1.2, ultra-high resolution and autofocus function.
All About Light
With its large aperture of f/1.2, the RF85mm f/1.2L USM allows more light to enable photographers to control light exposure and its 9-blade circular aperture also delivers amazingly beautiful and soft bokeh. The f/1.2 aperture enables the capturing of sharp and crisp images in low light environments with a higher shutter speed.
The lens achieves a minimum focusing distance of 0.85m and 0.12x maximum magnification, expanding the shooting capability from close-ups of people to shooting small objects.The RF85mm f/1.2L USM also features Canon’s Air Sphere Coating (ASC) to reduce lens flare and ghosting caused by reflections and improve image clarity and contrast when shooting into backlight.
A New Sensory Experience with RF Mount & Control Ring
The RF85mm f/1.2L USM also features a new control ring found in new RF lens series. Users can assign settings including aperture value, shutter speed, ISO sensitivity and exposure compensation. The dust and drip resistance ensures high durability even when shooting outdoors.
The RF85mm f/1.2L USM has been launched in India and is available from this week onwards.