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Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM

Capture the world with outstanding flexibility and quality with a super compact F2.8 telephoto zoom that incorporates a five-stop Image Stabilizer to ensure great hand held results, closer focusing down to 0.7m and fastest-ever AF.

Beautifully discreet with hidden powers

See how award-winning advertising and lifestyle photographer Matthew Joseph discovers the exceptionally capable RF 70-200mm lens and its ability to work in near silence with groundbreaking focus accuracy for both stills and video.

Great lens for…


    Creative everyday

    Use the lens 70-200mm field-of-view to pack in loads of extra detail and drama rich with colour and contrast and discover a new way of capturing action in a more dynamic way.


    Sport and action

    Get down low for exciting new angles and enjoy 5-stop image stabilisation to capture detail in total confidence even when light levels drop.


    Travel and reportage

    Thanks to a compact size, exceptional L-series build quality and a fast maximum aperture you can be sure that this lens will tell your story with detail and clarity, whatever the situation.

A practical, general purpose professional

An essential workhorse lens, with a constant F2.8 aperture right across its 70-200mm focal length range, this zoom is perfect for travel, wildlife, news and sport.

Assured, responsive performance

For the first time in a Canon lens, dual Nano USM motors bring incredible new levels of rapid and silent continuous focusing, perfect for stills or video.

Superb L-series optical quality

The zoom heralds a new era in lens performance with a 5-stop Image Stabilizer, a 9-blade aperture, aspherical and Super UD elements and SWC and Super Spectra coatings.

Advanced L-series construction

This L-series lens features weather-sealing and fluorine coatings to guard against dust and water plus heat resistant paint to keep the lens cool in hot conditions.

Realise your creative vision

The EOS R System inherits all the advantages of the EOS system and as well as its own range of lenses, offers full compatibility with existing EF and EF-S optics with adapters plus the range of Speedlite flashes and accessories.


  • F 2.8

    For low light performance and shallow depth-of-field

  • 5-stop Image Stabilizer

    Exceptional stability in the lowest of light levels

  • Aspherical and UD elements

    For exceptionally sharp images

  • Dual Nano USM motor

    For smooth, fast and silent continuous focusing

  • Compact and light

    Small and space-saving for great portability

  • Lens Control Ring

    For extra control over ISO, aperture and shutter

What’s In The Box

  • RF 70-200MM F2.8L IS USM

  • Lens Hood ET-83F (WIII)

  • Lens case 1424 drawstring soft case

  • Lens Cap E-77 II

  • Tripod Mount Ring E (WIII)

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Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM
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