A wide-angle macro lens, the Canon RF 35mm F1.8 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, 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 F1.8 Macro IS STM is an ideal and lightweight companion capable of high-quality, creative photos and video anywhere, anytime.
Compact Macro Lens with 0.5x Magnification Ratio
At just 2.47 inches long and approx. 10.8 oz., the RF 35mm F1.8 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.
Maximum Magnification Ratio of 0.5x
With its maximum magnification ratio of 0.5x, the RF 35mm F1.8 Macro IS STM is remarkably versatile in operation. Whether shooting landscapes, the details of a painting or anything in between, the RF 35mm F1.8 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 F1.8 Macro IS STM lens provides incredible versatility. Combined with 5 stops* of Image Stabilization, the RF 35mm F1.8 Macro IS STM offers admirable performance whether you’re shooting handheld or on a tripod.
Control Ring for Direct Setting Changes
The RF 35mm F1.8 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 F1.8 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 F1.8 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.
Lens Information Display
Another helpful feature, the EOS R camera can display lens information right in the viewfinder, making it easy to confirm the lens’s focal length without looking away from the subject at hand.