Review: Canon RF 24-105mm f4 L IS USM (Canon RF)

The Canon RF 24-105mm f4 L IS USM is the quintessential walkaround lens for Canon EOS R owners.

As a former Canon DSLR owner, I’ve always had a complicated relationship with lenses like the Canon RF 24-105mm f4 L IS USM; but this latest version has proven itself to be useful in many situations. The first version of this lens for their DSLRs had a slew of problems that were improved on with the second version. And with this version for their RF lineup of cameras, photographers are treated to some fantastic image stabilization and an industry standard size. For those that want a walkaround lens, it’s hard to beat this one and it even comes close to Sony’s in terms of sharpness and image rendition. And when the situation calls for it, the image stabilization is what I’d call class leading.

At the same time that I’m giving this lens all the praise in the world, I genuinely still feel like Canon could have and should have pushed harder.

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Sample Image Gallery: Canon 24-105mm F4 L IS USM (Canon EOS R)

So far, the Canon 24-105mm f4 L IS USM seems to be a great walkaround lens for the Canon EOS R.

We’re still actively testing the new Canon RF 24-105mm f4 L IS USM for the Canon RF camera system. On the Canon EOS R, it seems to be a great walkaround lens. Is it big? Yes. But it’s also highly capable in most situations. It gives the Canon EOS R the image stabilization that it needs in certain situations.

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