Wide Angle Lens

Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM

Put yourself in the picture with this fast, affordable, ultra-wide EOS R-series lens. At 16mm this full frame prime is great for vlogging, landscapes, architecture, astrophotography and more.

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Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM

Discover what you can capture with this ultimate lens.
Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM

Designed for vloggers and creative content makers

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?



    Shoot movies and stills


    Landscape photography

    16mm | 1/250 sec | f/11 | ISO 100



    16mm | 25.0 sec | f/2.8 | ISO 6400

Ultra-wide view to capture all the detail

At 16mm, the RF 16mm F2.8 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.
Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM

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.
Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM

Fast f/2.8 circular aperture

The RF 16mm F2.8 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.
Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM

Superb image quality

The RF 16mm F2.8 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.
Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM superb image quality

Get closer in crop mode

When shooting in crop mode, the RF 16mm F2.8 STM becomes a 25.6mm wide-angle – effectively a second lens – making it ideal for content creators seeking more options.
Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM

A beautifully small, light, take anywhere lens

The RF 16mm F2.8 STM weighs only 165g and measures just 40.1mm 1 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.
Canon RF 16mm F2.8 STM small compact lens


  • Ultra-wide 16mm

    Perfect for vlogging and all creative content

  • F2.8 aperture

    Great in low light, perfect for smooth bokeh

  • 165g / 40.2mm*

    Compact, lightweight design. 165g and measuring just 40.2mm*

    *Lens dimensions when in retracted state

  • STM Motor

    Smooth, quiet and fast focusing

  • Aspherical lens

    Outstanding image quality


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  • RF 16mm F2.8 STM

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    1. Lens dimensions when in retracted state