Is the RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM Canon's Best Superzoom Lens Ever?

When Canon's RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM lens was announced, it raised a few eyebrows over its maximum aperture, but as the reviews have started to pour in, it seems like the company has created a winner. This great review takes a deep look at the lens and how it compares to one of Canon's most expensive supertelephoto prime lenses.

Coming to you from Jan Wegener,  this excellent video review takes a look at the Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM lens. The 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L is quite the useful lens and comes with a range of features, including:

  • Optical Image Stabilizer offering three separate modes and five stops of compensation
  • Customizable Control Ring for controlling a range of settings on the lens itself
  • Zoom ring with adjustable torque
  • Six Ultra-Low Dispersion elements and one Super Ultra-Low Dispersion element for reduced chromatic aberrations and greater clarity
  • Dual Nano USM autofocus system that is quiet enough for both photo and video work
  • Weather-resistant construction
  • Fluorine coating to resist smudges

Altogether, the RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM looks like a fantastic lens for a wide variety of scenarios. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Wegener. 

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