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  1. Lenses
  2. Canon RF Mount

Hire Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM

With a 100-500mm focal length range, plus 5-stop image stabilisation and L-series build quality, the RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM offers performance and image quality like no other – thanks to UD lens elements and ASC coatings for unrivalled contrast and sharpness.

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Enjoy stunning performance up to 500mm

With a 100-500mm zoom range in a compact and portable body, the lens is ideal for travel and wildlife.

Achieve excellent contrast and sharpness

See a difference in your images across the zoom range thanks to L-series image quality with a Super UD lens and six UD lenses, plus 5-stop IS for shake-free results.

Fast, smooth, near silent AF

Dual Nano USM motors enable fast, smooth and near silent AF while a floating lens group also improves versatility with a close minimum focus distance of 0.9m. 

Take the lens anywhere

At 1525g with tripod mount, and 207mm when retracted, the RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM is a go-anywhere telephoto zoom. Dust and water seals plus a heat shield coating ensure its durability.

Never take your eye off the subject

Maintain concentration on capturing your moment thanks to the Lens Control Ring which allows you to change various camera settings such as aperture or shutter speed.

5-Stop Image Stabiliser

The RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM features a new Image Stabiliser offering 5-stops compensation. The combination of this technology and high-speed RF communication means that performance of this lens surpasses the best technology in the EF range, allowing photographers to choose longer exposures without camera shake affecting the resulting image. And when combined with in-body stabilisation on the EOS R5 and EOS R6, even greater levels of stability are possible.

Dual Nano USM focusing motor

The RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM features dual focus motors. Using two Nano USM AF motors helps to drive the lightweight optical elements with speed, precision and control making it ideal for video usage.

Advanced optics and lens coatings

Due to the design of the RF lens mount and the short back focus and large diameter, Canon lens designers have been able achieve both higher image quality and a compact optical system. The lens features a combination of ultra-low dispersion (UD) elements to provide stunning image quality and to tackle any possible lens aberrations. Advanced lens coatings such as Air Sphere (ASC) provide a new benchmark in ultimate image quality and sharpness.

9-blade aperture

The RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM aperture system uses 9 aperture blades to produce a round aperture, producing smoother out of focus areas to help the main subject stand out even better against a busy background.


Built for extremes - The RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM

Description Quantity
E-77 II Lens Cap1
Rear Lens Cap (RF)1
iM2100 Black Flight Case1
ET-83F (W III) Lens Hood1
77mm UV Filter1
LZ1328 Lens Case1
Tripod Mount Ring F (W III)1

Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM is compatible with Canon Extender RF 1.4x and Canon Extender RF 2x but can only be used between 300-500mm focal lengths.

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