See Canon's bokeh control lens in action! Bubble bokeh, anyone?

Canon bokeh control
(Image credit: Canon)

Canon's newest lens, the Canon RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM, features a bokeh control ring – officially dubbed "SA Control", to manipulate the optic's spherical aberration. And now we've got our first look at what this effect actually looks like!

The Canon RF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM – despite other big bombshells like the new Canon EOS R3 and the pro Canon RF 400mm f/2.8L and Canon RF 600mm f/4L telephotos – was actually the most intriguing of Canon's announcements. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.