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Enjoy high resolution, high contrast and high-image quality

The RF 400mm f/2.8 L IS USM inherits the superior optics of it's EF counterpart and displays both high-image quality and light mobility. It delivers clear and sharp images, expressing the detail from the centre to the edge of the frame at maximum aperture.

  • Designed with the reliability and durability of Canon's L-Series

    The high durability, shock, dust and drip-resistant construction, helps the RF 400mm f/2.8 L IS USM withstand even the most rugged shooting locations.

  • Express an artistic edge with bokeh

    The RF 400mm f/2.8 L IS USM has a minimum focusing distance of 2.5m allowing you to get closer to your subject compared to the EF equivalent. Take full advantage of the f/2.8 aperture, which offers smooth bokeh that beautifully draws your subject out from the background.

Never miss a moment with high-speed continuous shooting
Athlete doing a high jump captured with RF 400mm f/2.8 L IS USM telephoto lens

The RF 400mm f/2.8 L IS USM supports the EOS R system’s high-speed continuous shooting. Shoot up to 30 frames per second when using the EOS R3's electronic shutter. Capture the action with fast-moving subjects, such as sports or wild animals, without missing a beat.

  • Image of airport taken at night with RF 400mm f/2.8 L IS USM telephoto lens
    Reduce camera shake with handheld shooting

    The lens' powerful 5.5 stop Image Stabilization (IS), when used with the EOS R or EOS R5, counters camera shake that may occur when using a large telephoto lens. It makes for stable shooting even when handheld. Select from 3 IS modes that is optimised to match the subject's movement.

  • Close up shot of athlete captured with RF 400mm f/2.8 L IS USM telephoto lens
    Make smooth adjustments for movie recording

    Aperture control during movie shooting can be set with a resolution of 1/8 step. The brightness can be changed smoothly, even when there is a sudden change in brightness, allowing for natural-looking footage.

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