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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for best canon telephoto lens.

Canon telephoto lenses are a popular choice for wildlife and sports photographers, and they can also be used for portraits and other types of photography. Browse the top-ranked list of best Canon telephoto lenses below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Canon - EF85mm F1.4L IS USM Telephoto Lens for EOS DSLR Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Excellent lens! Canon did not disappoint with this lens. Sharp!...Canon Perfection EF 85mm 1.4...This Canon 85mm 1.4 Lens is absolute Perfection. If you're wanting professional portrait photos, look no further. "

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    Take gorgeous low-light shots and detailed daytime images with this Canon EF 85mm f/1.4 lens. Image stabilization helps create crisp, clean pictures whether you're taking candid action snapshots or formal portrait photographs with impressive bokeh. This Canon EF 85mm f/1.4 lens resists dust and water for reliability in the field.
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    "Excellent lens! Canon did not disappoint with this lens. Sharp!...Canon Perfection EF 85mm 1.4...This Canon 85mm 1.4 Lens is absolute Perfection. If you're wanting professional portrait photos, look no further. "

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    Take gorgeous low-light shots and detailed daytime images with this Canon EF 85mm f/1.4 lens. Image stabilization helps create crisp, clean pictures whether you're taking candid action snapshots or formal portrait photographs with impressive bokeh. This Canon EF 85mm f/1.4 lens resists dust and water for reliability in the field.
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  2. Sony - FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Super Telephoto Zoom Lens for E-mount Cameras - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Great telephoto lens...Great telephoto lens. Not good for low light applications tho. ...Years of using a variety of Canon super telephotos resigned me to thinking I could only get sharp images if I spent 10k dollars or more. "

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    Expand your camera’s creative horizons and enjoy smooth bokeh with this Sony E-mount telephoto lens. Equipped with built-in optical SteadyShot technology to reduce blur, this G Master unit produces sharp images at a 100-400mm focal range. Use the Sony E-mount telephoto lens’ integrated autofocus feature to capture clear pictures of moving subjects at formidable distances.
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    "Great telephoto lens...Great telephoto lens. Not good for low light applications tho. ...Years of using a variety of Canon super telephotos resigned me to thinking I could only get sharp images if I spent 10k dollars or more. "

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    Expand your camera’s creative horizons and enjoy smooth bokeh with this Sony E-mount telephoto lens. Equipped with built-in optical SteadyShot technology to reduce blur, this G Master unit produces sharp images at a 100-400mm focal range. Use the Sony E-mount telephoto lens’ integrated autofocus feature to capture clear pictures of moving subjects at formidable distances.
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  3. Canon - RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM Telephoto Zoom Lensfor EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Amazing Lens...Works well with Canon R8. Focus real good. Good option. Able to capture what I need in far distance. ...The Canon zoom lens bought are an excellent aquisition to improve our picture experience, but the best was the support and service received from best buy to choose the right lens for our application, and the attention during the whole process, it is a garantee to buy electronics equipments, gadgets and accesories with the best supplier to assure get what we are looking for on time."

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    The RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM telephoto zoom lens is a superb choice for photographers and videographers looking to add versatility and range to their lens collection. Compact and lightweight with Optical Image Stabilization for up to 4.5* equivalent stops of shake correction, Up to 7.0* equivalent stops of shake correction when paired with EOS R series cameras featuring In-Body Image Stabilizer (IBIS). It extends the camera's reach significantly, capturing sharp images of far away objects, even when handheld. It features Canon's amazing STM stepping motor supporting Canon's Movie Servo AF for smooth, quiet and continuous focus adjustments. The RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM lens features two UD lens elements that reduce chromatic aberration, helping to achieve excellent image quality with high resolution and contrast. A 7-blade circular aperture delivers beautiful, soft backgrounds. The RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM lens has a compact design thanks to a mechanical six-group zoom system that provides a maximum magnification of 0.28x at the telephoto end and a minimum focusing distance of 2.4 ft./0.73m (at 210mm), and 3.2 ft./1.0m (at 55mm).
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    "Amazing Lens...Works well with Canon R8. Focus real good. Good option. Able to capture what I need in far distance. ...The Canon zoom lens bought are an excellent aquisition to improve our picture experience, but the best was the support and service received from best buy to choose the right lens for our application, and the attention during the whole process, it is a garantee to buy electronics equipments, gadgets and accesories with the best supplier to assure get what we are looking for on time."

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    The RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM telephoto zoom lens is a superb choice for photographers and videographers looking to add versatility and range to their lens collection. Compact and lightweight with Optical Image Stabilization for up to 4.5* equivalent stops of shake correction, Up to 7.0* equivalent stops of shake correction when paired with EOS R series cameras featuring In-Body Image Stabilizer (IBIS). It extends the camera's reach significantly, capturing sharp images of far away objects, even when handheld. It features Canon's amazing STM stepping motor supporting Canon's Movie Servo AF for smooth, quiet and continuous focus adjustments. The RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM lens features two UD lens elements that reduce chromatic aberration, helping to achieve excellent image quality with high resolution and contrast. A 7-blade circular aperture delivers beautiful, soft backgrounds. The RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM lens has a compact design thanks to a mechanical six-group zoom system that provides a maximum magnification of 0.28x at the telephoto end and a minimum focusing distance of 2.4 ft./0.73m (at 210mm), and 3.2 ft./1.0m (at 55mm).
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  4. Canon - RF600mm F11 IS STM Telephoto Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    ""Regular" Canon tele lens with "L" lens sharpness...Wow, what a pleasant surprise so far. I purchased this lens for my recently acquired EOS R camera. My other Canon telephoto lens is an excellent EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS, which is awesome but a little too short sometimes. ...Telephoto lens"

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    The RF600mm F11 IS STM super-telephoto lens provides a long 600 millimeter focal length and is the first compact and lightweight 600mm super telephoto lens in the RF lineup. This lens is ideal for bird, wildlife, outdoor sports, and aviation. The size of this lens, and it’s retracting design, make it a highly portable option which can be stored easily in a camera bag and the built-in optical image stabilization with up to 5 stops of shake correction makes it easy to use either hand-held or with a monopod. The RF600mm F11 IS STM lens will also accept an RF 1.4X or 2.0X teleconverter^ to increase your focal length to 840mm or 1200mm respectively.
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    ""Regular" Canon tele lens with "L" lens sharpness...Wow, what a pleasant surprise so far. I purchased this lens for my recently acquired EOS R camera. My other Canon telephoto lens is an excellent EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS, which is awesome but a little too short sometimes. ...Telephoto lens"

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    The RF600mm F11 IS STM super-telephoto lens provides a long 600 millimeter focal length and is the first compact and lightweight 600mm super telephoto lens in the RF lineup. This lens is ideal for bird, wildlife, outdoor sports, and aviation. The size of this lens, and it’s retracting design, make it a highly portable option which can be stored easily in a camera bag and the built-in optical image stabilization with up to 5 stops of shake correction makes it easy to use either hand-held or with a monopod. The RF600mm F11 IS STM lens will also accept an RF 1.4X or 2.0X teleconverter^ to increase your focal length to 840mm or 1200mm respectively.
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  5. Sigma - 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Sports DG OS HSM Contemporary Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Sigma - 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Sports DG OS HSM Contemporary Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon - Blac is outstanding lens great quality of picture...Great telephoto zoom lens...This is one of the best telephoto lens for this price range."

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    Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Contemporary DG OS HSM Telephoto Lens: Get the shot you want by attaching this telephoto lens to your Canon full-frame SLR camera. With optical stabilization and a zoom lock switch, you'll get the performance and versatility you need to capture clear photos in a variety of settings. Plus, the lens features a water- and oil-repellent coating and a dust- and splash-resistant design.
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    "Sigma - 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Sports DG OS HSM Contemporary Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon - Blac is outstanding lens great quality of picture...Great telephoto zoom lens...This is one of the best telephoto lens for this price range."

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    Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Contemporary DG OS HSM Telephoto Lens: Get the shot you want by attaching this telephoto lens to your Canon full-frame SLR camera. With optical stabilization and a zoom lock switch, you'll get the performance and versatility you need to capture clear photos in a variety of settings. Plus, the lens features a water- and oil-repellent coating and a dust- and splash-resistant design.
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  6. Canon - RF70-200mm F2.8L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Telephoto...Best telephoto lens in Canon RF Series. It is sharp, compact and light....Canon - RF70-200mm F2.8L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Le...Amazing Canon - RF70-200mm F2.8L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - White"

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    Capture stunning images from far away with this Canon RF 70-200mm long telephoto lens. Nano USM technology delivers up to five stops of shake correction and smooth, high-speed autofocus for clear picture quality, and the f/2.8 aperture ensures beautiful results in a range of lighting conditions. A compact, lightweight design keeps your camera easy to handle. Equipped with a thoughtfully positioned control ring, this Canon RF 70-200mm long telephoto lens offers effortless setting adjustments.
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    "Telephoto...Best telephoto lens in Canon RF Series. It is sharp, compact and light....Canon - RF70-200mm F2.8L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Le...Amazing Canon - RF70-200mm F2.8L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - White"

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    Capture stunning images from far away with this Canon RF 70-200mm long telephoto lens. Nano USM technology delivers up to five stops of shake correction and smooth, high-speed autofocus for clear picture quality, and the f/2.8 aperture ensures beautiful results in a range of lighting conditions. A compact, lightweight design keeps your camera easy to handle. Equipped with a thoughtfully positioned control ring, this Canon RF 70-200mm long telephoto lens offers effortless setting adjustments.
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  7. Canon - RF100mm F2.8 L MACRO IS USM Telephoto Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "My Canon Macro lens...This canon 100 macro is the bomb. I love the lens....Canon 100mm...Hi is canon 100mm lens compatible with Canon EOS 6D?"

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    Engineered specifically for full-frame EOS R series cameras, the RF100mm F2.8 L MACRO IS USM is the world’s first* medium telephoto macro lens delivering close-up imagery at up to 1.4x magnification with autofocus. Featuring a fixed 100mm focal length, a bright f/2.8 maximum aperture for blurred backgrounds and low light shooting, fast, highly-precise AF, and an SA (spherical aberration) Control Ring, the RF100mm F2.8 L MACRO IS USM lens elevates the look of portraits and macro shots with the option of creating dreamlike or romantic images with a soft focus look. With strong built-in optical image stabilization and Canon's Hybrid IS system, close-up shooting and video are sharp and stable. Using the RF100mm F2.8 L MACRO IS USM, imagemakers can expect to see stunning results that can enhance their creative/artistic vision.
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    "My Canon Macro lens...This canon 100 macro is the bomb. I love the lens....Canon 100mm...Hi is canon 100mm lens compatible with Canon EOS 6D?"

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    Engineered specifically for full-frame EOS R series cameras, the RF100mm F2.8 L MACRO IS USM is the world’s first* medium telephoto macro lens delivering close-up imagery at up to 1.4x magnification with autofocus. Featuring a fixed 100mm focal length, a bright f/2.8 maximum aperture for blurred backgrounds and low light shooting, fast, highly-precise AF, and an SA (spherical aberration) Control Ring, the RF100mm F2.8 L MACRO IS USM lens elevates the look of portraits and macro shots with the option of creating dreamlike or romantic images with a soft focus look. With strong built-in optical image stabilization and Canon's Hybrid IS system, close-up shooting and video are sharp and stable. Using the RF100mm F2.8 L MACRO IS USM, imagemakers can expect to see stunning results that can enhance their creative/artistic vision.
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  8. Canon - RF1200mm F8 L IS USM Telephoto Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - White - Front_Zoom

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    The RF1200mm F8 L IS USM super-telephoto, fixed focal length lens is the longest telephoto lens among Canon's EOS R System lineup†, making it a terrific choice for any long-distance application such as outdoor sports, wildlife, news photojournalism, and more where you want to create super-tele impact. Two large-diameter Fluorite elements, one Super UD (Ultra-low Dispersion) and one UD-glass element, and Air Sphere Coating combine for superb optical performance. The 1200mm focal length naturally provides incredibly soft backgrounds. Its compatibility with both RF1.4x and RF2x Extenders increases your effective focal length to a staggering 1680mm and 2400mm. Finally, it's image stabilized, providing up to 4 stops of optical correction for camera shake. At 7.4 lbs., the RF1200mm F8 L IS USM is surprisingly lightweight, giving it incredible handling ease along with its powerful super-telephoto capabilities.
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    The RF1200mm F8 L IS USM super-telephoto, fixed focal length lens is the longest telephoto lens among Canon's EOS R System lineup†, making it a terrific choice for any long-distance application such as outdoor sports, wildlife, news photojournalism, and more where you want to create super-tele impact. Two large-diameter Fluorite elements, one Super UD (Ultra-low Dispersion) and one UD-glass element, and Air Sphere Coating combine for superb optical performance. The 1200mm focal length naturally provides incredibly soft backgrounds. Its compatibility with both RF1.4x and RF2x Extenders increases your effective focal length to a staggering 1680mm and 2400mm. Finally, it's image stabilized, providing up to 4 stops of optical correction for camera shake. At 7.4 lbs., the RF1200mm F8 L IS USM is surprisingly lightweight, giving it incredible handling ease along with its powerful super-telephoto capabilities.
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  9. Canon - RF800mm F11  IS STM Telephoto Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Canon 800 mm lens...I love this lens it is so light and I can get some good pictures from it ....Great lens...Great telephoto lens! Works great on my R6! Very heavy though, of course."

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    The RF800mm F11 IS STM super-telephoto lens provides a long 800 millimeter focal length and is the first compact and lightweight 800mm super telephoto lens in the RF lineup. This lens is ideal for bird, wildlife, outdoor sports, and aviation photography or, when you just want to bring those subjects in the distance closer to you. The RF800mm F11 IS STM lens features an STM focusing system ideal for fast and quiet focusing when tracking elusive subjects out in nature. Additionally, an optical image stabilization system with up to 4 stops of shake correction makes it easy to use either hand-held or with a monopod. It will also accept an RF 1.4X or 2.0X teleconverter^ to increase your focal length to a staggering 1120mm or 1600mm respectively.
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    "Canon 800 mm lens...I love this lens it is so light and I can get some good pictures from it ....Great lens...Great telephoto lens! Works great on my R6! Very heavy though, of course."

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    The RF800mm F11 IS STM super-telephoto lens provides a long 800 millimeter focal length and is the first compact and lightweight 800mm super telephoto lens in the RF lineup. This lens is ideal for bird, wildlife, outdoor sports, and aviation photography or, when you just want to bring those subjects in the distance closer to you. The RF800mm F11 IS STM lens features an STM focusing system ideal for fast and quiet focusing when tracking elusive subjects out in nature. Additionally, an optical image stabilization system with up to 4 stops of shake correction makes it easy to use either hand-held or with a monopod. It will also accept an RF 1.4X or 2.0X teleconverter^ to increase your focal length to a staggering 1120mm or 1600mm respectively.
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  10. Canon - RF800mm F5.6 L IS USM Telephoto Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - White - Front_Zoom

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    The RF800mm F5.6 L IS USM expands the EOS R System for professional and advanced photographers looking for the excellent image quality of a Canon L series super-telephoto lens. Perfect for wildlife, motorsports, and more, the lens feature two large-diameter Fluorite elements, one Super UD (Ultra-low Dispersion) and one UD-glass element, and Air Sphere Coating for outstanding correction of color fringing and superb contrast and sharpness. At an 800mm focal length this lens enables you to achieve incredibly soft backgrounds and tremendous visual impact. Optical image stabilization provides for up to 4.5 stops of shake correction, delivering consistent and sharp results, and at its minimum focus distance, you can fill the frame with a subject as small as a sparrow. It’s compatible with both RF1.4x and RF2x Extenders for even more reach at focal lengths of 1120mm and 1600mm. At an impressively light 6.9 lbs., the RF800mm F5.6 L IS USM is versatile and lightweight making it easy to bring the action clear and up close.
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    The RF800mm F5.6 L IS USM expands the EOS R System for professional and advanced photographers looking for the excellent image quality of a Canon L series super-telephoto lens. Perfect for wildlife, motorsports, and more, the lens feature two large-diameter Fluorite elements, one Super UD (Ultra-low Dispersion) and one UD-glass element, and Air Sphere Coating for outstanding correction of color fringing and superb contrast and sharpness. At an 800mm focal length this lens enables you to achieve incredibly soft backgrounds and tremendous visual impact. Optical image stabilization provides for up to 4.5 stops of shake correction, delivering consistent and sharp results, and at its minimum focus distance, you can fill the frame with a subject as small as a sparrow. It’s compatible with both RF1.4x and RF2x Extenders for even more reach at focal lengths of 1120mm and 1600mm. At an impressively light 6.9 lbs., the RF800mm F5.6 L IS USM is versatile and lightweight making it easy to bring the action clear and up close.
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