Himba trival woman shot on the Canon EOS R & RF 50mm F1.2L USM
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Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM

The RF lens that sets new standards in photographic performance, delivering supreme sharpness, extra creative control and a low-light performance that’s simply remarkable.

The ultimate 50mm lens

RF 50mm F1.2L USM delivers a new kind of optical of performance in full-frame photography. Outstanding clarity and sharpness means you’ll see noticeably more detail, even right at the edges of the frame.

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Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM

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The widest of wide apertures

The f/1.2 maximum aperture of the RF 50mm F1.2L USM is the widest available in the Canon EOS line-up. It gives both photographers and filmmakers the ability to shoot with extremely shallow depth of field – a great way to emphasise a subject against a complicated background.

Naankuse Bushmen mother and son in front of a fire shot on the Canon EOS R & RF 50mm F1.2L USM

Super sensitive in low light

The ability to work with such wide apertures lets photographers use fast shutter speeds in low-light conditions, which can freeze both subject movement and camera shake. The RF 50mm F1.2L USM is a great tool for capturing the atmosphere of any moment using only available light.

Male mine workers in Romania shot on the Canon EOS R & RF 50mm F1.2L USM
Female dancer in red silk shot on the Canon EOS R & RF 50mm F1.2L USM

Fast focusing

A ring-type USM autofocus system, more usually found in Canon’s super telephoto lenses, moves the large glass elements found in the RF 50mm F1.2L USM with ease. Sharp focus is found swiftly and accurately, and objects can be tracked and followed as they move around the frame.

Robust and responsive – designed for professionals

The RF 50mm F1.2L USM is a member of the Canon L-Series range and is sealed against dust and moisture¹. A customisable Lens Control Ring provides direct access to camera settings, offering a manual feel with heightened control.

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Canon RF 50mm F1.2L USM sealant & lens control ring




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What's In The Box

What's In The Box

What's in the RF 50mm F1.2L USM box

RF 50mm F1.2L USM

Lens Cap E-77 II

Lens Dust Cap D1

Lens Hood ES-83

Drawstring soft pouch LP1319


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