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 RF telephoto zoom lens RF 70-200mm F4L IS USM.

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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.