Best Lenses for Canon EOS R5

The Canon EOS R5 (B&H/Adorama/Amazon) is Canon’s best selling full frame mirrorless camera. Canon EOS R5 features a newly developed 45MP CMOS sensor, which offers 8K raw video recording, 12 fps continuous shooting with a mechanical shutter, and is the first EOS camera to feature 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization. Looking for recommended RF lenses for Canon EOS R5 ? We have tested and reviewed latest Canon RF lenses, and below are top recommended ones for Canon EOS R5:


Prime Lenses | Zoom Lenses

Best Prime Lenses for Canon EOS R5:

Best Standard Prime Lenses for Canon EOS R5:

For standard prime lenses, Currently, Canon only released the RF 50mm f/1.2L USM lens. This lens a desirable normal-length prime due to its versatile focal length and bright f/1.2 maximum aperture. This fast design excels in difficult lighting conditions and also benefits working with shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.

Lens Weight Check Price
RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens 950g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
Best Wide-angle Prime Lenses for Canon EOS R5:

Currently, there is only wide-angle prime lens for Canon EOS R5 is the RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM lens. This lens is a compact and lightweight lens, it has a 1:2 macro optic. The STM motor affords impressively quiet and smooth autofocus performance and full-time manual focus override.

Lens Weight Check Price
RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Lens 305g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
Best Medium Telephoto Prime Lenses for Canon EOS R5:

Currently, Canon has released three medium telephoto prime lenses for Canon EOS R5. The new announced Canon RF 85mm f/2 Macro IS STM lens is a very popular all-in-one prime lens for Canon EOS R5, great for shooting at most conditions. The RF 85mm f/1.2L USM/USM DS lenses are currently best portrait lenses for Canon EOS R5, these two lenses have great image quality, though price are very expensive. Take a look at recommended medium telephoto prime lenses for Canon EOS R5:

Lens Weight Check Price
RF 85mm f/2 Macro IS STM Lens 500g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS Lens 1,195g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens 1,195g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
Best Super Telephoto Prime Lenses for Canon EOS R5:

Along with Canon EOS R5, Canon has released two new super telephoto prime lenses: RF 600mm f/11 IS STM and RF 800mm f/11 IS STM lenses. Both lenses are lightweight lenses, and the price is not very expensive. You will get great image quality when mounted on Canon EOS R5, see the details below:

Lens Weight Check Price
RF 800mm f/11 IS STM Lens 1,260g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
RF 600mm f/11 IS STM Lens 930g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon

Best Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS R5:

Best Standard Zoom Lenses for Canon EOS R5:

Currently, there 4 standard zoom lenses for Canon EOS R5. Of course the best one is RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM lens, this lens has image stabilization. The RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens is a high-end standard zoom lens, has best image quality for the standard zoom lenses. If you are looking for cheap and light standard zoom lenses, you can take a look at RF 24-105mm f/4L IS and RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM lenses.

Lens Weight Check Price
RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens 900g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
RF 28-70mm f/2L USM Lens 1,430g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens 700g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM Lens 395g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
Best Wide-angle Zoom Lens for Canon EOS R5:

Currently, there is only one wide-angle zoom lens for Canon EOS R5, this lens is RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM lens, the bright design enables working in available light conditions and also affords greater control over depth of field. The range of wide focal lengths suits working in a variety of situations, from landscape to documentary shooting, and this zoom is complemented by an advanced optical design that greatly reduces color fringing and distortion for high clarity and sharpness.

Lens Weight Check Price
RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens 840g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
Best Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon EOS R5:

Looking for telephoto zoom & super telephoto zoom lenses for Canon EOS R5 ? Currently, the best choice is RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens, this lens has a new compact design, unlike previous 70-200mm lenses, but image quality is also very good. The new announced RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM lens is the best super telephoto zoom lens for Canon EOS R5. The modest maximum aperture enables a relatively portable design that is well-suited to handheld, walkaround use and optical image stabilization also helps to steady photos and videos by up to five stops when working in difficult lighting conditions.

Lens Weight Check Price
RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens 1,070g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM Lens 1,365g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon
Best All-in-one Zoom Lens for Canon EOS R5:

The Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lens is a compact all-in-one zoom lens for Canon EOS R5. This lens is great for any shooting situation. Its 10x zoom range is complemented by an Optical Image Stabilizer, which compensates for up to five stops of camera shake to better realize sharp imagery when shooting handheld.

Lens Weight Check Price
RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM Lens 751g B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon