Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L DS.USM Lens
Go beyond detail and capture the true spirit of a subject with a lens offering exceptional performance and reliability plus a special optical coating to elevate bokeh to a whole new dimension.
- High-performance 85mm prime lens
- DS Coating for soft, smooth and defocused rendering
- Large f/1.2 aperture
- Customisable control ring - giving direct control over Tv/Av/ISO settings
- L-series quality and weatherproofing
- Fast-focusing with Dual Nano USMs
- L- series quality and weatherproofing
Sharpness with style – for portraits that truly matter
Define and refine your creative vision with this specialist L-series portrait lens offering stunning sharpness, high performance AF, legendary build quality and a new DS coating for the ultimate in silky smooth bokeh.
Great for portraits
With its 85mm focal length this is the ideal lens for flattering portraits, producing elegant and detailed results with a pleasing perspective and no distortion.
Superb bokeh with stunning optical precision
Offering the ultimate in bokeh thanks to Canon’s unique DS Coating plus an F1.2, 9-bladed aperture, the lens is superb at capturing creative images.
Advanced lens elements and coatings
Special Blue Spectrum Refractive (BR) optics which negate colour aberrations are used in the lens while a ground aspheric element and ASC coating prevent flare and ghosting.
The Defocus Smoothing difference
The RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS lens is a unique high-performance lens offering a combination of beautifully smooth defocused background bokeh and a super fast aperture to produce breath-taking portraits. The benefit of the DS effect is most noticeable at the widest aperture, and is reduced as the aperture is stopped down. Out of focus highlights are rendered as soft discs of light, and are instantly recognisable as characteristic of the DS lens.
Sharpness with style
Go beyond detail and capture the true spirit of a subject with a lens offering exceptional performance and reliability. See how DS coating works not just in low light, with the ultimate smooth bokeh when the background has creative potential.
How the DS Coating works
Canon’s DS (Defocus Smoothing) coating produces a soft and unique defocus effect, where an originally sharp outline in a defocused image is further blurred with exceptional smoothness. Canon has achieved this effect by using the same optics as the RF 85mm F1.2L USM and making use of vapor-deposition technology to control the amount of light passing into the lens.
Fast USM motor and Lens Control Ring
Thanks to the fast speed of the RF mount, the RF 85mm F1.2L USM is fast to lock onto a subject while the Lens Control Ring provides additional control over settings.