Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens

Special Price $34,088.00 Regular Price $38,999.00
The Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens is a highly specialized lens primarily appealing to professional photographers, enthusiasts, and collectors who desire extreme telephoto reach. It is loved by wildlife photographers for capturing distant subjects, sports photographers for fast-moving action, astrophotographers for celestial shots, and documentary/nature photographers for unique perspectives.

With its rarity, the lens also attracts collectors and photography enthusiasts. However, it's important to note that this lens has specific handling requirements and considerations due to its size and specialization. It remains an extraordinary tool for professionals and enthusiasts with a specific need for unparalleled telephoto capabilities.

Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens


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Capture the extraordinary with the Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens. Unlock unparalleled telephoto reach and take your photography to new heights. From wildlife to sports and astrophotography, this lens delivers breathtaking results. Invest in the pinnacle of optical engineering, ensuring exceptional image quality and clarity. Stand out from the crowd with this rare and remarkable lens, designed for professionals and enthusiasts who demand the best. With its specialized capabilities, the Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens opens up a world of possibilities, allowing you to capture stunning details from a distance that was once unimaginable. Embrace the extraordinary and invest in this lens that will elevate your photography to new dimensions.

Investing in the Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens is a decision that will elevate your photography to a whole new level. This lens is a testament to Canon's optical engineering expertise, delivering exceptional image quality and clarity. With its extraordinary focal length of 1200mm, it opens up endless possibilities for capturing subjects that are far away or challenging to reach.

Wildlife photographers will be able to capture intimate shots of elusive animals in their natural habitats, bringing their viewers closer to nature. Sports photographers can freeze fast-paced action from a distance, capturing every detail with precision and clarity. Astrophotographers can explore the wonders of the night sky, capturing breathtaking shots of celestial objects with incredible detail.

Moreover, owning the Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens is a statement in itself. Its rarity and specialized nature make it a coveted piece of equipment among photography enthusiasts and collectors. It demonstrates your commitment to pushing the boundaries of what's possible in photography.

Investing in this lens is not just about the equipment itself, but also about the endless creative possibilities it offers. It will inspire you to explore new subjects, experiment with different compositions, and create images that stand out from the crowd. Whether you're a professional photographer looking to expand your capabilities or an avid enthusiast seeking to take your photography to new heights, the Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens is a worthwhile investment that will bring your vision to life.


Distance is no problem with the RF 1200mm F8L IS USM, and neither is quality.

With a 4-stop Image Stabilizer, F8 maximum aperture and a lightweight magnesium alloy body, this super-telephoto offers handheld control with ultimate image quality. Thanks to superb Canon engineering, extraordinary new levels of detail are possible – even when your subject is far away.

The RF 1200mm F8L IS USM delivers incredible telephoto images and offers the longest native focal length for mirrorless cameras. With a useful F8 aperture and 4-stop Image Stabilizer1 for exceptional results in low light, it surpasses all expectations.

The RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM allows you to shoot even further, with superior L-Series quality glass and in built Image Stabilization. From wildlife to sports, this lens will allow you to get up an personal with your subjects.

The high image quality suited to L lenses can capture clear images with high clarity from the centre of the frame to the periphery throughout the entire zoom range.

The RF 1200mm F8L IS USM’s L-series design puts priority on usability with a minimum focus distance of 4.3m allowing subjects to be tracked over a great range of distances. Heat insulating paint protects the optics inside while dust and moisture is repelled by Fluorine on the outer elements.

The RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM is an incredible 80% lighter than the EF equivalent, thanks to its new design with optics placed towards the back of the lens.

Reduce the appearance of camera shake. The lens itself is equipped with up to 4 stops of Image Stabilization. The IS mode switch on the lens also enables you to select the best mode for your shooting needs: IS mode 1 for still subjects, IS mode 2 for panning and IS mode 3 for irregular movement.

See further with RF 1.4x and RF 2x extenders, and reach up to 2400mm in zoom. This allows you to utilise the current 1200mm lens without having to carry around multiple super zoom lenses, whilst also capturing sharp telephoto images.

The RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM features a dust and drip resistant construction, allowing you to photograph in most weather situations. The vibration and shock resistant build also allows for peace of mind when travelling and moving equipment from location to location.

The RF 1200mm F8L IS USM sits at the very top of the Canon lens range. An aperture mechanism offers 1/8th stop increments, ideal for video, while the IS system works with in body stabilisation for ultimate stability.

The Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens comes with a full 2 year Australian warranty.

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More Information
Type of Product Lens
Lens Type Super Telephoto
Manufacturer Canon
Manufacturer Part Number 5056C002AA
Lens Mount Canon RF
Filter Size 52mm Drop In
Lens Minimum Focusing Distance 4.3 m
Lens Minimum Aperture F64
Lens Maximum Aperture F8
Lens Ending Focal Length 1200mm
Includes Tripod Collar Yes
Includes Lens Case / Pouch Yes
Includes Lens Hood Yes
Lens Hood Model ET-160 (WIII) | Short Hood ET-160B
Product Weight 3340 g
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