Versatile Zoom: A Review of the Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM Lens

The Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM lens is the mirrorless version of the highly popular EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II lens, and along with an extra 100mm of reach, it brings with it many other improvements as well. With such a versatile focal length range, it is sure to be useful to a lot of photographers, and this great video review will show you what you can expect from it in practice. 

Coming to you from Wex Photo Video, 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 has a bevy of features, including:

  • Six ultra-low dispersion elements and one super ultra-low dispersion element for reduced chromatic aberrations and increased clarity
  • Customizable Control Ring 
  • Dual Nano USM focusing system with full-time manual override (when one-shot AF mode is used)
  • Optical Image Stabilizer with up to five stops of compensation and three separate modes
  • Fluorine coating on both front and rear elements
  • Adjustable torque on zoom ring
  • Slide window in lens hood for adjusting rotating filters
  • Weather- and dust-resistance

Altogether, the 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L looks to be a highly versatile lens that offers impressively sharp results. Check out the video above for the full rundown. 


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