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RF 16mm F2.8 STM Lens
Compact, versatile, speedy and affordable, the new RF16mm F2.8 STM lens is a terrific complement to any EOS R series digital camera. Offering an ultra-wide angle of view and a bright f/2.8 aperture, it's an excellent choice whether taking interior photos in tight spaces, seeking out the perfect landscape, or as the perfect webcam lens when used in combination with an EOS camera and EOS Webcam Utility on a video call.
- Canon’s first ultra wide-angle, fixed focal length RF lens
- High image quality and bright, fixed f/2.8 maximum aperture
- A stepping motor (gear-type STM) that provides smooth and quiet continuous AF during video recording
- Supremely lightweight and compact, for an ultra-wide lens for full-frame cameras
- Minimum focusing distance of 5.11 inches and maximum magnification of 0.26x
- Control/Focusing Ring can directly adjust numerous settings
- Circular 7-blade aperture helps deliver beautiful, soft backgrounds
With a 16mm F2.8 lens, you can experiment with enhancing perspectives, capturing starscapes, or with the close focusing distance of 5.11 inches, get up close to your subject while still keeping the background more visible.
Video users will find this ultra-wide lens a natural for vlogging, especially with its supremely light weight. With its remarkable combination of optical excellence and refined performance, all in a small package that's easy to bring most anywhere, the RF16mm F2.8 STM is a stellar companion to any EOS R series digital camera.
What's IncludedRF16mm F2.8 STM Lens
Lens Cap E-43
Lens Dust Cap RF
RF 16mm F2.8 STM Lens
|Focal Length||F2.8 – F22|
|Maximum and Minimum Aperture||RF Mount; Metal Mount|
|Compatible Cameras||Canon EOS R-series, including full-frame|
|Minimum Focusing Distance||5.1 in. / 0.43 ft. / 0.13m|
|Field of View, at Minimum Focus Distance||Approx. 5.3 x 3.5 in. (134 x 90mm)|
|Angle of View (Diagonal)||Approx. 108°10"|
|Lens Construction||9 elements in 7 groups|
(One) Aspherical element
|(One) Aspherical element|
|Lens Coating||Canon SSC (Super Spectra Coating)|
|Filter Size Diameter||Ø43mm|
|Aperture Blades||7; circular shape|
|Image Stabilization||None (with EOS R5 in-body stabilization – 5.5 stops correction)|
|Focusing Drive System||Canon STM (Stepping motor; gear-type)|
|Full-time Manual Focusing||Yes (after One-Shot AF; after Servo AF with compatible EOS R-series cameras)|
|Dual Pixel CMOS AF Coverage (Horizontal x Vertical)||EOS R/RP — Approx. 88% x 100%
EOS R5/R6 — Approx. 90% x 100%
Face Detect + Tracking – Approx. 100% x 100%
|Control Ring||Dual-function Manual focus ring / Control Ring (selected with switch on lens)
|Manual Focus Ring||Electronic ring system
|AF!MF Switch||None — focus mode selected in camera menu|
|MF!Control Ring Switch||Provided on lens barrel|
|Distance Limiter Switch||None|
|Dust / Weather Resistant Construction||None|
|Max. Outer Diameter x Length||Approx. 1.6 in. x 2.7 in. (40.1 x ø69.2mm)|
|Weight||Approx. 5.8 oz. / 0.4 lb. / 165g|
|Lens Hood||Canon EW-65C
|Lens Cap||(Front) Canon E-45 (center pinch-type) (Bundled)
(Rear) Canon Dust Cap RF
|Dust Cap||Canon Lens Dust Cap RF (Bundled)|
|Lens Case||Canon Lens Case LP1014
|Extension Tubes||None (No Canon RF mount extension tubes)|
|Close-up Lenses 250D / 500D||None (no ø43mm size available)|
|Canon RF Extender 1.4x/2x||Not compatible|
|Canon Gelatin Filter Holder III/IV||Not compatible|
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Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM Lens
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