RF400mm f/2.8L IS USM

Super Telephoto, Superior Quality

Weighing only at approximately 2,890g, the RF400mm f/2.8L IS USM delivers superior image quality and performs extremely well even in low light with its up to 5.5 shutter stops image stabilisation. Designed for professionals in mind, this lens will surpass your expectations no matter the condition.

  • Image Stabilisation of up to 5.5 stops with three IS Modes
  • 1/8 step for Smooth Aperture Control during Movie Recording
  • Dust & Drip Resistant with Vibration & Shock Resistant

Image Quality

Adaptable for various usage

Versatile Capabilities

Air Sphere Coating

Utilising the unique Air Sphere Coating (ASC), RF400mm f/2.8L IS USM can suppress ghosting by reducing reflectivity of light entering from a large angle of incidence and vertically. 

Super UD Lens

RF400mm f/2.8L IS USM consists of one Super UD Lens that produces images with minimal colour fringing from edge to edge of frame. 

Fluorite Lens

Designed with 2 Fluorite Lenses,  the RF400mm f/2.8L IS USM produces images with minimal  chromatic aberrations.  

Optimal Lens Design

The elements are arranged in a way that greatly improves image quality. It also allows the lens design to be more compact and lightweight.  


Convenience at its best

Extending Your Range

Designed as a native RF mount lens, the RF400mm f/2.8L IS USM is compatible with the Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x.

Bolstering the reach of the lens up to 800mm, the RF400mm f/2.8L IS USM provides flexibility and convenience of shooting further with just one lens. 

Get Closer

With reduction of the minimum focusing distance, RF400mm f/2.8L IS USM is capable of achieving focus as close as 2.5m. 

This provides the opportunity to be more creative and to capture more details of the subject. 

Image Stabilisation

The built-in Optical Image Stabilizer provides image stabilisation of up to 5.5 shutter speed stops that enables shots previously not possible handheld, providing more convenience when shooting low-light. 


IS Modes

  1. IS Mode 1 for stationary subjects
  2. IS Mode 2 for panning 
  3. IS Mode 3 for subjects with unpredictable movement
Dust & Drip Resistant

With a dust and drip resistant construction all round keeps dust and water droplets out.

Shock Resistant

Mechanical structure engineered to provide the lens high durability and vibration and shock resistance.

Fluorine Coating

Smudge-resistant fluorine coating on both front and rear lens prevents moisture and oil from sticking.

Heat-Shield Coating

Signature heat-shield white coating prevents overheating in hot weather.

*Multiple Exposure mode compatibility, please refer here.
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