Best Lenses for Canon EOS R

The Canon EOS R opens up new shooting possibilities for photographers and filmmakers. Innovative RF lenses offer super-fast focusing along with outstanding optical quality while compatibility with the legendary EF lens range is provided thanks to a range of adapters that connect Canon EOS R to existing EOS users and their EF and EF-S lenses.

To back up the launch of its EOS R System, Canon unveiled four new lenses and three new adapters for its brand-new RF lens mount. The two zoom and two prime lenses pave the way for the future by taking advantage of the new engineering capabilities afforded by Canon’s next-generation lens mount, the company says, while the three adapters ensure the more than 130 million EOS lenses on the market won’t get left behind.

Read also: Best Lenses for Canon EOS RP

Best Lenses for Canon EOS R – RF Lenses

Explore the range of lenses for the Canon EOS R and discover their unique capabilities.

Best Lenses for Canon EOS R – EF Lenses

Discover the incredible world of EF lenses which can be used with the EOS R adapters.

1. Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 is Macro STM Lens

$499.00  in stock
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3 used from $ 489.99
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Features

  • Compact macro Lens with 0.5x magnification Ratio
  • Minimum focusing distance of 0.56 ft./0.17M
  • Control ring for direct setting changes
  • Optical image stabilization at up to 5 Stops* of shake Correction
  • 12 pin Communication system

2. Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens

$2,299.00  in stock
12 new from $2,299.00
3 used from $ 1,949.95
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Features

  • Fixed focal length Lens with high image quality and bright f/1.2 aperture for the EOS R system
  • Minimum focusing distance of 1.31 ft./0.40M
  • Control ring for direct setting changes
  • Three aspherical elements and one UD Element
  • 12 pin Communication system

3. Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L is USM Lens

$1,099.00  in stock
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Features

  • Compact, high-quality Lens with broad zoom range for the EOS R system
  • Bright, constant f/4.0 zoom Lens
  • First L-Series Lens with Nano USM
  • Control ring for direct setting changes
  • Optical image stabilization at up to 5 Stops* of shake Correction

4. Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L USM Lens

$2,999.00  in stock
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Features

  • Bright, constant f/2 USM zoom Lens
  • L-series Lens with high image quality
  • Control ring for direct setting changes
  • Dust- and water-resistant with fluorine coating
  • 12 pin Communication system

5. Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Wide Angle Lens

$549.99
$499.00  in stock
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Features

  • Focal length and maximum aperture: 28mm 1:2.8
  • Lens construction: 9 elements in 7 groups
  • Diagonal angle of view: 75 Degree
  • Rear focusing system with USM focus adjustment
  • Closest focusing distance: 0.23m/0.75 ft..Please be advised that when EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM is used with EOS-1D Mark IV, the firmware of the camera should be updated to version 1.1.1 or later. The update helps to optimize the exposure accuracy

6. Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens

$125.00  in stock
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24 used from $ 91.98
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Features

  • 50mm focal length and maximum aperture of f/1.8
  • Great for portraits, action, and nighttime photography
  • Minimum focusing distance of 1.15 ft. (0.35m) and a maximum magnification of 0.21x
  • Stepping motor (STM) delivers near silent, continous Move Servo AF for movies and smooth AF for stills
  • 80mm effective focal-length on APS-C cameras, 50mm on full-frame cameras

7. Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

$1,599.00
$1,499.00  in stock
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Features

  • Canon's First 85mm L-series Lens with IS Capability.
  • Large, Bright f/1.4 Aperture.
  • Image Stabilization at up to 4* Stops of Shake Correction.
  • GMo Aspherical Lens with Air Sphere Coating Technology.
  • Lens Construction: 14 elements in 10 groups

8. Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Lens

$899.00  in stock
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23 used from $ 580.00
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Features

  • 100 mm focal length and 1:2.8 maximum aperture. The EF1.4X II/EF2X II extenders cannot be used with this lens. There are no compatible close-up lenses.
  • Lens construction consists of 15 elements in 12 groups.
  • 23.4-Degree diagonal angle of view
  • Inner focusing system with USM and full-time manual focus option.Closest focusing distance 0.99 ft./0.3m (maximum close-up magnification: 1x)
  • 67 mm filter size

9. Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens

$999.00  in stock
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Features

  • Micro UltraSonic Motor (USM),
  • 135mm focal length, Closest focusing distance: 3 feet
  • Ultra-low Dispersion glass with Fluorite elements; inner focusing ring
  • EF mount; telephoto lens
  • f/2 maximum aperture

10. Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Lens

$2,999.00
$2,699.00  in stock
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Features

  • L-series ultra-wide zoom lens with an impressive 11mm starting focal length
  • Focal Length & Maximum Aperture: 11-24mm f/4, Closest Focusing Distance : 11 in. / 0.28m
  • New optical design and the use of one Super UD element and one UD lens element
  • Subwavelength Coating (SWC) and Air Sphere Coating (ASC), Inner focusing, ring USM, a high-speed CPU and optimized AF algorithms
  • Full-time manual focus allows manual focus adjustment while in AF Mode

11. Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens

$1,099.00
$999.00  in stock
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12 used from $ 780.00
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Features

  • Full-time manual focus permits critical focusing precision, even in AF mode. Help provide excellent color balance
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

12. Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Telephoto Zoom Lens

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40 used from $ 995.48
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Features

  • 70-200 mm focal length and 1:2.8 maximum aperture
  • Lens construction consists of 23 elements in 19 groups (1 fluorite and 5 UD elements)
  • 34-Degree - 12-Degree diagonal angle of view
  • Inner focusing system with USM and full-time manual focus option
  • 77 mm filter size. Extenders Compatible

13. Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens

$2,199.00
$1,779.00  in stock
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24 used from $ 1,389.00
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Features

  • Compact, high performance L-series super-telephoto zoom makes it ideal for sports and wildlife photography
  • Rotation-type zoom ring allows for more precise composition and excellent balance when handholding
  • Improved zoom torque adjustment ring allows easy setting of zoom tension, Focal Length & Maximum Aperture:100-400mm 1:4.5-5.6, Closest Focusing Distance-3.2 ft. / 0.98m
  • New Air Sphere Coating (ASC) helps to significantly reduce backlit flaring and ghosting, Highly resistant to dust and water, and amazing durability enabling shooting even in harsh conditions