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Canon has been making lenses for a long time, and it's always had a reputation for making high quality products. This is especially true of its lenses. Canon lenses are unimaginably sharp and they can take crisp images. If you're looking for one of the sharpest Canon lenses, you've come to the right place. Browse the top-ranked list of some of the sharpest Canon lenses below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Canon - EF-S18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens for EOS DSLR Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Range Lens...I absolutely love this lens! Takes sharp pictures from a wide range of distances. ...Great Lens for Canon...Love this lens, use it for everything over the standard lens that came with the Canon Rebel T6. "

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    Canon EF-S 18-135mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens: Get a versatile lens with the Canon 18-135mm IS lens. Smooth, silent autofocus combines with powerful image stabilization that gives you up to 4 stops of shake correction to deliver sharp images quickly. At 18mm, you get wide-angle images, but at 135mm, this Canon 18-135mm IS lens gets you even closer to the action.
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    "Great Range Lens...I absolutely love this lens! Takes sharp pictures from a wide range of distances. ...Great Lens for Canon...Love this lens, use it for everything over the standard lens that came with the Canon Rebel T6. "

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    Canon EF-S 18-135mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens: Get a versatile lens with the Canon 18-135mm IS lens. Smooth, silent autofocus combines with powerful image stabilization that gives you up to 4 stops of shake correction to deliver sharp images quickly. At 18mm, you get wide-angle images, but at 135mm, this Canon 18-135mm IS lens gets you even closer to the action.
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  2. Canon - RF85mm F1.2 L USM DS Mid-Telephoto Prime Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I love this canon lens...This lens is so sharp and smooth, and I love the low f-stop ...Canon lens...Love this lens, easily my sharpest canon lens. The background of all the images look amazing and the image it produces for portraits is next level. "

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    Bring beautiful detail to your images with this Canon RF 85mm medium telephoto zoom lens. A maximum f/1.2 aperture provides clear, sharp results in low lighting conditions, and the DS coating makes adding bokeh effects simple. The responsive control ring allows for effortless setting adjustments. This Canon RF 85mm medium telephoto zoom lens features a fluorine coating and resistance to dust and water, providing an excellent choice for outdoor shoots.
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    "I love this canon lens...This lens is so sharp and smooth, and I love the low f-stop ...Canon lens...Love this lens, easily my sharpest canon lens. The background of all the images look amazing and the image it produces for portraits is next level. "

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    Bring beautiful detail to your images with this Canon RF 85mm medium telephoto zoom lens. A maximum f/1.2 aperture provides clear, sharp results in low lighting conditions, and the DS coating makes adding bokeh effects simple. The responsive control ring allows for effortless setting adjustments. This Canon RF 85mm medium telephoto zoom lens features a fluorine coating and resistance to dust and water, providing an excellent choice for outdoor shoots.
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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. ...Extremely sharp images"

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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. ...Extremely sharp images"

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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 - RF85mm F1.2 L USM Mid-Telephoto Prime Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great lens!...The bokeh is super creamy and the lens is unimaginably sharp....Tack sharp...This thing is a beast and the sharpest lens I've ever seen. If you've got the money, do it..."

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    Capture sharp images with this Canon RF 85mm lens. The USM motor delivers quick, quiet and smooth operation for a pleasant experience, while the air sphere coating helps prevent ghosting and flare for high-quality results. This Canon RF 85mm lens has a F1.2 maximum aperture for added performance in low-light conditions.
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    "Great lens!...The bokeh is super creamy and the lens is unimaginably sharp....Tack sharp...This thing is a beast and the sharpest lens I've ever seen. If you've got the money, do it..."

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    Capture sharp images with this Canon RF 85mm lens. The USM motor delivers quick, quiet and smooth operation for a pleasant experience, while the air sphere coating helps prevent ghosting and flare for high-quality results. This Canon RF 85mm lens has a F1.2 maximum aperture for added performance in low-light conditions.
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  5. Canon - RF14-35mm F4L IS USM Ultra-Wide-Angle Zoom Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great lens! Sharp and fast!...This lens is amazing! I do real estate photography and it works flawlessly! ...Nice lens...Pictures are sharp and lens focuses fast and is quiet."

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    Providing the ultimate combination of ultra wide-angle, L-series optics and compact construction, the RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM lens is an incredible complement to an EOS R series camera. This lens offers up to 5.5 stops* of shake correction for sharp images (up to 7 stops of correction when used on EOS R series cameras with In-Body Image Stabilization), and covers an entire wide-angle zoom range — from 14mm through 35mm — whether you shoot landscapes, videos, or architecture. Plus, optimized coatings to help minimize ghosting. The RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM distinguishes itself by maintaining incredibly high image quality, even at its constant f/4 maximum aperture. It also offers a minimum focusing distance of 7.9 in. / 0.2m at all focal lengths, and a maximum magnification of 0.38x (at 35mm), allowing you to open up a world of possibilities for creative expression. The RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM is an ideal and lightweight wide-angle companion, capable of high-quality, creative photos and video anywhere, or simply set up in the comfort of your home for vlogging or livestream purposes.
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    "Great lens! Sharp and fast!...This lens is amazing! I do real estate photography and it works flawlessly! ...Nice lens...Pictures are sharp and lens focuses fast and is quiet."

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    Providing the ultimate combination of ultra wide-angle, L-series optics and compact construction, the RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM lens is an incredible complement to an EOS R series camera. This lens offers up to 5.5 stops* of shake correction for sharp images (up to 7 stops of correction when used on EOS R series cameras with In-Body Image Stabilization), and covers an entire wide-angle zoom range — from 14mm through 35mm — whether you shoot landscapes, videos, or architecture. Plus, optimized coatings to help minimize ghosting. The RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM distinguishes itself by maintaining incredibly high image quality, even at its constant f/4 maximum aperture. It also offers a minimum focusing distance of 7.9 in. / 0.2m at all focal lengths, and a maximum magnification of 0.38x (at 35mm), allowing you to open up a world of possibilities for creative expression. The RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM is an ideal and lightweight wide-angle companion, capable of high-quality, creative photos and video anywhere, or simply set up in the comfort of your home for vlogging or livestream purposes.
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  6. Canon - RF50mm F1.2 L USM Standard Prime Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Sharpest lens in the arsenal...It's also the best and sharpest lens I own. The 1.2 aperture has allowed me to get great shots in low light that are tack sharp. ...Canon does it again!...LOVE the new RF lens system! So fast and sharp. Compared to my 50mm EF lense, this one is truly the upgrade. "

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    Capture high-quality images and sharp details with this 50mm Canon lens. The 1.31-foot minimum focusing distance and 0.19x magnification let you photograph from a range of distances, and its UD lens reduces distortion. This Canon lens has an added coating to minimize lens flare and ghosting in various types of light.
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    "Sharpest lens in the arsenal...It's also the best and sharpest lens I own. The 1.2 aperture has allowed me to get great shots in low light that are tack sharp. ...Canon does it again!...LOVE the new RF lens system! So fast and sharp. Compared to my 50mm EF lense, this one is truly the upgrade. "

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    Capture high-quality images and sharp details with this 50mm Canon lens. The 1.31-foot minimum focusing distance and 0.19x magnification let you photograph from a range of distances, and its UD lens reduces distortion. This Canon lens has an added coating to minimize lens flare and ghosting in various types of light.
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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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    "Greath sharp fast lens...Great lens, fast AF. Very sharp all the way through...Canon 100mm 2.8 macro...One word: FANTASTIC!!! I what a great lens focas sharp and fast. Perfact for portraits and macro. "

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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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    "Greath sharp fast lens...Great lens, fast AF. Very sharp all the way through...Canon 100mm 2.8 macro...One word: FANTASTIC!!! I what a great lens focas sharp and fast. Perfact for portraits and macro. "

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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 - 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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  9. Canon - RF 15-30mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM Ultra-Wide Angle Zoom Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "This is a thirty fifty canon Lens Wide angle...This lens is a great lens and I like it very well it Does an excellent job...Canon Wide Angle Lens...I purchased this lens to be able to take shots of landscapes. It is lightweight and easy to use."

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    The RF15-30MM F4.5-6.3 IS STM ultra wide-angle zoom lens is a superb choice for video content creation and still image shooting, with features that help enhance both! On full-frame cameras, the 15mm ultra-wide focal length creates an incredible super-wide look, and the coverage all the way up to 30mm let’s you take images of tight interior spaces all the way to broad landscapes. This lens works great on APS-C sensor cameras too, like the EOS R7 and R10, giving you the full-frame equivalent focal range of 24–48mm. Even though this lens is lightweight at only 0.9 lbs, it feels solid in your hands, and has great optical performance with two Ultra-low Dispersion glass elements and one Aspherical element for sharp images, and crisp video. If you switch over to manual focusing The RF15-30MM F4.5-6.3 IS STM also has a unique close focusing feature that lets you focus almost to the surface of the lens at the 15mm zoom setting for creating some really unique images. The RF15-30MM F4.5-6.3 IS STM also comes with built-in Optical Image Stabilization to enhance your low-light shooting abilities by providing up to 5.5 stops* of shake correction, and up to 7 stops with coordinated IS. This lens is a great combination of portability, usability, price point, and incredible visual potential. Whether you are shooting stills or video, and are attaching it to a full-frame camera, or an APS-C camera, this lens deserves your attention, and a spot in your camera bag.
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    "This is a thirty fifty canon Lens Wide angle...This lens is a great lens and I like it very well it Does an excellent job...Canon Wide Angle Lens...I purchased this lens to be able to take shots of landscapes. It is lightweight and easy to use."

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    The RF15-30MM F4.5-6.3 IS STM ultra wide-angle zoom lens is a superb choice for video content creation and still image shooting, with features that help enhance both! On full-frame cameras, the 15mm ultra-wide focal length creates an incredible super-wide look, and the coverage all the way up to 30mm let’s you take images of tight interior spaces all the way to broad landscapes. This lens works great on APS-C sensor cameras too, like the EOS R7 and R10, giving you the full-frame equivalent focal range of 24–48mm. Even though this lens is lightweight at only 0.9 lbs, it feels solid in your hands, and has great optical performance with two Ultra-low Dispersion glass elements and one Aspherical element for sharp images, and crisp video. If you switch over to manual focusing The RF15-30MM F4.5-6.3 IS STM also has a unique close focusing feature that lets you focus almost to the surface of the lens at the 15mm zoom setting for creating some really unique images. The RF15-30MM F4.5-6.3 IS STM also comes with built-in Optical Image Stabilization to enhance your low-light shooting abilities by providing up to 5.5 stops* of shake correction, and up to 7 stops with coordinated IS. This lens is a great combination of portability, usability, price point, and incredible visual potential. Whether you are shooting stills or video, and are attaching it to a full-frame camera, or an APS-C camera, this lens deserves your attention, and a spot in your camera bag.
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  10. Canon - RF-S10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM Ultra-Wide Angle Zoom Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Inexpensive wide angle Canon Lens...The RF-S 10-18mm Canon Lens is a surprise. It is very small and light yet it is also sharp with good color rendition. ...Canon RF-S10-18mm...Very good quality wide-angle lens. Small and lightweight. Great for vlogging or landscape shots."

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    The RF-S10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM lens combines excellent optics and high performance, providing an ultra-wide angle of view in a compact, portable package, perfect for EOS R cameras with an APS-C sensor. The optical performance is a direct result of a totally new lens design, highlighted by two Ultra-low Dispersion glass elements and an Aspheric element. The RF-S10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM delivers reliable, speedy and quiet wide-angle performance, making it an ideal lens for vlogging, video, travel, landscapes, interiors, or simply for creative imagery.
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    "Inexpensive wide angle Canon Lens...The RF-S 10-18mm Canon Lens is a surprise. It is very small and light yet it is also sharp with good color rendition. ...Canon RF-S10-18mm...Very good quality wide-angle lens. Small and lightweight. Great for vlogging or landscape shots."

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    The RF-S10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM lens combines excellent optics and high performance, providing an ultra-wide angle of view in a compact, portable package, perfect for EOS R cameras with an APS-C sensor. The optical performance is a direct result of a totally new lens design, highlighted by two Ultra-low Dispersion glass elements and an Aspheric element. The RF-S10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM delivers reliable, speedy and quiet wide-angle performance, making it an ideal lens for vlogging, video, travel, landscapes, interiors, or simply for creative imagery.
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