Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM Lens
A wide-angle lens that delivers a natural perspective.
A wide-angle macro lens, the Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM opens a broad level of imaginative new possibilities for photographers and moviemakers looking for a compact and versatile lens. Designed for use with the EOS R camera system, it packs a large 54mm diameter for high image quality in a compact and lightweight form that's easy to bring around.
A 0.5x magnification ratio and a close focusing distance of 0.56 ft. (0.71m) enable flexible macro photography that's powered by up to 5 stops of image stabilization for confident use handheld. The RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM is an ideal compact, lightweight companion capable of high-quality, creative photos and video anywhere, anytime.
Compact and Lightweight:
At just 2.47 inches long and approx. 10.8 ounces, the RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM makes for a lightweight and comfortable, all-day lens. It's ideal for capturing a variety of subjects and is an excellent complement to the EOS R camera system.
Maximum Magnification Ratio of 0.5x:
With its maximum magnification ratio of 0.5x, the RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM is remarkably versatile in operation. Whether shooting landscapes, the details of a painting or anything in between, the RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM is both an able walk-around lens and a highly effective lens for macro photography.
Minimum Focusing Distance of 0.56 ft. (0.17m):
A close focusing distance of 0.56 ft. (0.17m) opens up a world of possibilities for creative expression. Whether capturing flowers, insects or closing in on the details of an object, the RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM lens provides incredible versatility. Combined with 5 stops of Image Stabilization, the RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM offers admirable performance whether you're shooting handheld or on a tripod.
Control Ring for Direct Setting Changes:
The RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM lens incorporates a control ring on the lens barrel that can directly adjust numerous settings including shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation and more. Located towards the front of the lens and effectively adding a third dial to the EOS R camera's main dial and quick control dial, the control ring has a tactile, easily distinguished surface and features a clicking mechanism that provides tangible feedback for confident use while looking through the viewfinder. For photographers and moviemakers who would prefer a silent control ring, the clicking mechanism can be removed by a Canon service provider for a fee.
Optical Image Stabilization at up to 5 Stops of Shake Correction:
The RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM lens is designed to work in conjunction with the EOS R camera, with both the camera and the lens sharing data to dramatically reduce camera-shake blur, regardless of the situation, whether shooting video or stills. With up to 5 stops of stabilization, it delivers impressively clear results.
High-speed Communication with the Camera:
Designed to quickly process data, the RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM features a 12 pin communication system that is the fastest yet for a Canon lens/camera combination. This accelerates AF, Image Stabilization, the Digital Lens Optimizer and more, helping to simplify complex operations and provide a quick and reliable user experience.
In-camera Digital Lens Optimizer:
The EOS R system's 12 pin communication system enables the Digital Lens Optimizer, which works in-camera to combat aberrations and image deterioration, especially in the edges of the image frame when shooting at a large aperture. Data from the RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM lens is transferred automatically to the camera body, facilitating near immediate correction for clear, detailed images.
Compatible with Canon's Macro Twin Lites and Macro Ring Lites:
For brilliant close-up photography, the RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM is compatible with Canon's Macro range of Speedlite flashes, including Macro Twin Lites and Macro Ring Lites, for studio-quality, controlled close-up lighting in various situations.