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Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM Lens

Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM Lens
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The Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM is a stabilised short telephoto prime lens with a wide maximum aperture which gives you remarkable control over depth of field, beautiful bokeh and sharp details across the frame.

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  • High performance short telephoto prime lens offering a unique focal length and wide aperture for beautiful depth of field control
  • Capture sharp, well controlled results across the entire frame thanks to three UD lens elements
  • 5.5-stop IS which rises to 8-stops when paired with Canon EOS R mirrorless cameras with in-body stabilisation
  • Fast, quiet and accurate Canon USM focus motor technology which works seamlessly with AF technology
  • High-quality L series construction with weather sealing, Fluorine front element coat, ASC and Super Spectra coatings
     
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Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM Lens Summary

The Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM Lens combines a less common prime focal length with bright maximum aperture and high-end optical design. It also provides remarkable control over depth of field, beautiful bokeh and sharp details across the frame and a reliable lens for creative shoots during the day or night. With a short telephoto field of view, this full-frame Canon mirrorless lens is ideal for portraits with flattering compression and for picking out details within a scene.

Canon has included 5.5-stops of optical image stabilisation, which helps maintain sharpness even when handholding and contributes to excellent performance in low light. This increases to 8-stops when combined with in-body stabilisation on compatible EOS mirrorless cameras. Focusing is fast and quiet and you’ll find two custom lens Function Buttons and a control ring, as is customary on RF lenses. Lens coatings include ASC, Super Spectra and a front element Fluorine coat to help with maintenance.

Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM Lens Features

  • Compresses the image with telephoto focal length
  • 5.5-stop Optical Image Stabiliser rising to 8-stops with compatible body
  • Bright f/1.8 maximum
  • L-series optical design and construction
  • UD elements deliver sharp images with reduced chromatic aberrations
  • Nano USM motor for smooth, fast and near-silent operation
  • ASC (Air Sphere Coating) to prevent fla
  • Lens Function Buttons which give additional convenient and customisable control
  • Lens control ring for extra control over ISO, aperture and shutter
  • Dust / moisture resi

Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM Lens in More Detail

Fast aperture telephoto

Capture flattering portraits and details with outstanding subject separation thanks to the longer focal length and a fast f/1.8, nine-blade aperture in the Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM Lens. These allow you to experiment with depth of field and capture beautifully smooth out of focus backgrounds and rounded bokeh.

Superb image quality

Three UD glass elements plus ASC and Super Spectra coatings render the sharpest possible images, while a Fluorine layer on the front element protects against dust and dirt.

Outstanding low light performance

A 5.5-stop Optical Image Stabiliser allows you to keep shooting even when light levels dip. This benefit increases to 8-stops compatible EOS R series cameras, which offer in-body stabilisation, such as the latest EOS R6 Mark II, EOS R3 and R5 camera.

Intuitive handling

Two custom Lens Function Buttons and a Lens Control Ring enable you to stay in the moment and work intuitively with the lens. The control rings enables fine tuning and control of critical settings, as well as focus breathing correction when recording video.

Robust quality

The Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM Lens is an L-series lens with advanced weather sealing and the Nano USM motor is virtually silent so that you can shoot it in any situation, even close up, to 0.7m with 0.26x magnification.

What’s in the box

  • Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM Lens
  • Lens cap E-82 II
  • Lens hood ET-88B
  • Pouch LP1319
  • Lens Dust Cap RF

Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM Lens Sample photos

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Mounted on EOS R5. Camera settings: 1/3200sec. f/1.8. ISO 400

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Mounted on EOS R3. Camera settings: 1/1600sec. f/1.8. ISO 3200

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Mounted on EOS R5. Camera settings: 1/50sec. f/1.8. ISO 400

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Mounted on EOS R3. Camera settings: 1/8000sec. f/1.8. ISO 400

 

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Our Verdict

Extending the range of mirrorless lenses to choose from is a priority for Canon and the RF 135mm f/1.8L IS USM Lens is a high-quality addition to the range. It complements the RF 85mm F/1.2L USM, offering a niche short telephoto focal length, which is ideal for portraits and detail shots with flattering subject separation. The bright maximum aperture allows you to enjoy a shallow depth of field and shoot handheld even during low light, especially when combined with effective image stabilisation. To this end the lens has 5.5-stops IS, which rises to 8-stops when combined with camera body IBIS.

A series of UD lenses have been included in the optical formula, which control aberrations and render extremely sharp details across the frame. This ensures the lens resolves well when mounted on any high resolution camera from Canon’s EOS R range and keeps pace with the latest sensors.

Whether you capture stills or video the Nano USM focus motor is quick and quiet and your workflow will benefit from the customisable control ring and lens function buttons. Taking L series build-quality with weather sealing and effective optical coatings into account and you have a  versatile lens built for indoor or outdoor photography during virtually any conditions.

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