Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L vs RF 70-200mm f/2.8L Depth of Field Comparison

SLR Lounge compared the depth of field of two highly regarded Canon RF-mount lenses: RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens vs RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM lens. They discussed the characteristics of Canon’s RF glass and compare how these two lenses perform for portraiture.

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens: $2,699 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens: $2,699 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

With its fixed 85mm focal length and wide f/1.2 maximum aperture, the Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM lens is ideal for photographing portraits, weddings, fashion and more, and great for low-light situations and producing beautiful, soft backgrounds.

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens Key Features

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.2 to f/16
  • Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics Element
  • One UD Element, One Aspherical Element
  • Air Sphere Coating
  • Ring-Type Ultrasonic Motor AF System
  • Customizable Control Ring
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

Coupled with a large f/2.8 maximum aperture for sharp, bright images and videos, even in low-light settings, Canon’s Nano USM technology for fast and virtually silent AF and up to 5 stops of shake correction, the RF 70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM will quickly become a favorite among portrait, wedding and sports photographers.

Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens Key Features

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32
  • One Super UD Element, One UD Element
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Air Sphere and Fluorine Coatings
  • Dual Nano USM AF System
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Customizable Control Ring
  • Detachable, Rotatable Tripod Collar
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

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