Skip to content
We are open 7 days a week and 24/7 on our website! If you have questions reach out by giving us a call at 206-624-1100!
We are open 7 days a week! Have questions, us a call at 206-624-1100!

Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM lens

by Canon
Original price $299.99
Original price $299.99 - Original price $299.99
Original price $299.99
Current price $249.99
$249.99 - $249.99
Current price $249.99
SKU 74270
Minimum quantity allowed is .
Maximum quantity allowed is .
The product can be bought in quantity increments of .

Compact, versatile, speedy and affordable, the new Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens is a terrific complement to any EOS R series digital  camera. Offering an ultra-wide angle of view and a bright f/2.8 aperture, it’s an excellent choice whether taking interior photos in tight  spaces, seeking out the perfect landscape, or as the perfect webcam lens when used in combination with an EOS camera and EOS  Webcam Utility on a video call. With a 16mm F2.8 lens, you can experiment with enhancing perspectives, capturing starscapes, or  with the close focusing distance of 5.11 inches, get up close to your subject while still keeping the background more visible. Video  users will find this ultra-wide lens a natural for vlogging, especially with its supremely light weight. 

With its remarkable combination of optical excellence and refined performance, all in a small package that’s easy to bring most  anywhere, the Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens is a stellar companion to any EOS R series digital camera. 


  • Canon’s first ultra wide-angle, fixed focal length RF lens. 
  • High image quality and bright, fixed f/2.8 maximum aperture. 
  • A stepping motor (gear-type STM) that provides smooth and quiet continuous AF during video recording. • Supremely lightweight and compact, for an ultra-wide lens for full-frame cameras. 
  • Minimum focusing distance of 5.11 inches and maximum magnification of 0.26x. 
  • Control/Focusing Ring can directly adjust numerous settings. 
Glazer's SKU 74270
Manufacturer Canon
MFG SKU 5051C002
Product Specs


Focal Length16mm
Maximum and Minimum ApertureF2.8 – F22
Lens Mount TypeRF Mount; Metal Mount
Compatible CamerasCanon EOS R-series, including full-frame
Minimum Focusing Distance5.1 in. / 0.43 ft. / 0.13m
Maximum Magnification0.26x
Field of View, at Minimum Focus DistanceApprox. 5.3 x 3.5 in. (134 x 90mm)
Angle of View (Diagonal)Approx. 108°10"
Optical Design
Lens Construction9 elements in 7 groups
Special Elements(One) Aspherical element
Lens CoatingCanon SSC (Super Spectra Coating)
Filter Size DiameterØ43mm
Aperture Blades7; circular shape
Image StabilizationNone (with EOS R5 in-body stabilization – 5.5 stops correction)
Focusing Drive SystemCanon STM (Stepping motor; gear-type)
Full-time Manual FocusingYes
(after One-Shot AF; after Servo AF with compatible EOS R-series cameras)
Dual Pixel CMOS AF Coverage (Horizontal x Vertical)

• EOS R/RP — Approx. 88% x 100% • EOS R5/R6 — Approx. 90% x 100%

Face Detect + Tracking – Approx. 100% x 100%

Exterior Design
Control RingDual-function Manual focus ring / Control Ring (selected with switch on lens) • No clicks when set to Control Ring function
Manual Focus RingElectronic ring system
• Full-time Manual focus possible
• No physical limit to ring rotational angle
AF/MF SwitchNone — focus mode selected in camera menu
MF/Control Ring SwitchProvided on lens barrel
Distance Scale

• Distance scale available in EVF or Live View LCD screen of compatible

EOS R-series cameras

Distance Limiter SwitchNone
Dust / Weather Resistant ConstructionNone
Dimensions, Weight
Maximum Outer Diameter x LengthApprox. 1.6 in. x 2.7 in. (40.1 x ø69.2mm)
WeightApprox. 5.8 oz. / 0.4 lb. / 165g
Lens hoodCanon EW-65C
• Bayonet-mount, petal-shaped hood • Optional accessory, sold separately
Lens Cap(Front) Canon E-45 (center pinch-type) (Bundled) (Rear) Canon Dust Cap RF
Dust CapCanon Lens Dust Cap RF (Bundled)
Lens CaseCanon Lens Case LP1014
• Optional accessory, sold separately
Extension TubesNone (No Canon RF mount extension tubes)
Close-up Lenses 250D / 500DNone (no ø43mm size available)
Canon RF Extender 1.4x/2xNot compatible
Canon Gelatin Filter Holder III/IVNot compatible