Telephoto Lenses

A telephoto lens is designed to shoot distant subjects like wildlife and sporting events. Available in both zoom and fixed focal lengths, a Canon telephoto lens gets you close to your subject without having to interfere with the scene.

View our new super telephoto lenses in the RF 600mm F11 IS STM Lens and RF 800mm F11 IS STM Lens. Recommended for EOS R and EOS RP owners, get closer to the action when shooting wildlife and small birds.

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Most commonly used when photographing sporting events, wildlife and nature, a telephoto lens can come in short, medium or super telephoto offering the longest focal lengths in a lens to get you as close as possible to your chosen subject. Find a Canon telephoto lens to suit your level of experience, from beginners travelling the world to professional photographers sitting pitch-side, explore the range and find the best telephoto lens for you.

Browse telephoto lenses by mm - including the popular 200mm, 300mm and 400mm. Bestselling telephoto lenses include the EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM Lens, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens and EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens.