Best lenses for Canon RP in 2024

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Canon EOS RP

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1. Best kit lens: Canon RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM
2. Best superzoom: Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM
3. Best wide zoom: Canon RF 15-30mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM
4. Best for wildlife: Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM
5. Best budget lens: Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM
6. Best wide prime: Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM
7. Best pancake: Canon RF 28mm f/2.8 STM
8. Best macro: Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM
9. How we test

The Canon EOS RP is the cheapest full-frame mirrorless camera in the Canon line-up. It's been out for a while now, having been launched in 2019, not long after the original Canon EOS R. 

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Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at