Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro

Discover a whole new world, in extreme macro.

Allowing you to get creative with the world in macro, the MP-E65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro allows you to add a whole new dimension to your portfolio. This unique lens is designed exclusively for macro photography, delivering images that range between life-size at 1x and 5x life-size. Want an example of just how magnificent that magnification is? At its maximum magnification, this lens can fill an entire 35mm frame with a single grain of rice. Solidly built and beautifully designed, this excellent macro lens creates exquisitely sharp images with the help of its UD-glass element. As a manual focus macro photography lens that is unlike most other lenses, it’s a good idea to read the manual to get the most out of this addition to your kit. Once you’ve it figured out however, you can start creating truly amazing images that allow you to unleash your photographic creativity.

Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro

Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro

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CANON MP-E65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro

A unique manual-focus lens designed exclusively for macro shooting, between life-size (1x) and 5x life-size - at its maximum magnification, you can fill a 35mm frame with a grain of rice. Compatible with the Macro Ring Lites and new Macro Twin Lite, it eliminates the need for awkward bellows accessories for many macro shooters. The optical system uses a floating system to preserve optical quality at different focusing distances, and features a UD-glass element.

A Unique Manual-Focus Lens Designed Exclusively for Macro Shooting

Capable of capturing subjects at up to 5x life size.

Super Spectra Coating

Ensure accurate colour balance & high contrast, suppress flare & ghosting by absorbing light.

Passes Distance Information to E-TTL II

The lens passes distance information back to the camera's E-TTL II flash system to ensure optimal flash metering in any shooting situation.

Detailed Specifications

Focal Length & Maximum Aperture:
65mm 1:2.8
Lens Construction:
10 elements in 8 groups
Diagonal Angle of View:
18º 40'
Focus Adjustment:
Closest Focusing Distance:
0.24m / 0.8 ft. (from film plane to subject)
Filter Size:
Max. Diameter x Length, Weight:
81.0 x 98.0mm, 730g (lens only)
Lens Cap:
Gelatin Filter Holder III (Hood III)*:
Not compatible
Gelatin Filter Holder IV (Hood IV)*:
Not compatible
*Maximum number of Hood III / IV attachable. In the case of zoom lenses, the maximum number applies to the shortest focal length.
*All data based on Canons Standard Test Method
*Subject to change without notice
**Please note - for a complete list of standard inclusions and optional accessories, contact your nearest Canon dealer. Not all items listed in the specifications come as standard