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. 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.
- 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.
A stepping motor (gear-type STM) that provides smooth and quiet continuous AF during video recording.
Using a stepping motor in the RF16mm F2.8 STM lens aids in natural focus while following a subject using Servo AF in still photography, or clean transitions when repositioning to another subject with Movie Servo AF in video applications. Canon’s STM focus motors are especially renowned for their smoothness in focus changes during live video recording, as well as brisk AF during still-image shooting.
Supremely lightweight and compact, for an ultra-wide lens for full-frame cameras.
The compact size and light weight of the lens makes it an ideal companion on long hikes and excursions. It is also handy for a day out in the city and when you want to be creative with multiple prime lenses.
Minimum focusing distance of 5.11 inches and maximum magnification of 0.26x.
Getting close to your subject with the RF16mm F2.8 STM lens means purposefully distorting your subject, creating an enjoyable new look while also keeping more of the background in frame for visual interest.
Control/Focusing Ring can directly adjust numerous settings.
The RF16mm F2.8 STM lens incorporates a control/focus ring on the lens barrel. As a Control Ring, it can directly adjust numerous settings including shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation and more. Located towards the end of the lens, the control/focus ring has a tactile, easily distinguished surface and provides tangible feedback for confident use while looking through the viewfinder.
Circular 7-blade aperture helps deliver beautiful, soft backgrounds.
You'll have no problem when shooting close-up images in getting that creative, fun and pleasantly smooth out-of-focus background blur we all love with the circular 7-blade aperture. Subjects will stand out, and the background provides a beautiful backdrop that's visually appealing in itself.