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Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens

The Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens offers an ultra-wide field of view mixed with a compact and portable design, making it perfect for everyday shooting.

One aspherical element is featured in the optical design, which limits distortion and contributes to a high degree of sharpness for accurate rendering. This unique lens also sports a close 13cm minimum focusing distance for close-up shooting and the STM AF motor enables smooth and quiet focusing performance to suit both photo and video applications.

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super Spectra Coating

This fast, affordable ultra-wide lens is great for vlogging, landscapes, architecture, astrophotography and more.

Go wide, go bright and put yourself in the picture

For crisp, clear ultra-wide views this lightweight and super compact full-frame 16mm prime will transform your images and videos, inspiring creativity at every opportunity – from landscapes to architecture and even astrophotography. Can you afford not to have one?

Ultra-wide view to capture all the detail

At 16mm, the RF 16mm f/2.8 STM’s full-frame focal length is ultra-wide, offering optimum vlogging potential and great creative opportunities for content creators shooting interiors and big views.

Smooth and quiet STM motor, perfect for video

The STM lens motor offers refined, quiet focusing and great smoothness. It is fast for photo, and provides that stunning cinematic look for video, too.

Fast f/2.8 circular aperture

The RF 16mm f/2.8 STM has a fast f/2.8 aperture, delivering smooth, soft bokeh and highlights, great for landscapes with lots of foreground, as well as depth-of-field control when you want to vlog.

A beautifully small, light, take-anywhere lens

The RF 16mm f/2.8 STM weighs only 165g and measures just 40.1mm1 in length, so you can leave it on your camera all day or pack it in your kitbag and take it out for spontaneous creative moments.

Superb image quality

The RF 16mm f/2.8 STM features nine lens elements in seven groups with a single PMo aspheric lens for excellent colour rendition and crisp, contrasty images – great for architecture and travel.

Get closer in crop mode

When shooting in crop mode, the RF 16mm f/2.8 STM becomes a 25.6mm wide-angle – effectively a second lens – making it ideal for content creators seeking more options.


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165 g
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What's in the box

  • Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens
    • Canon E-43 43mm Lens Cap
    • Canon Rear RF Lens Cap
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty

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