Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Last Updated (07 July’13):
- Review & Sample Photos @ Photographyblog

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is a standard zoom lens that compatible with Canon APS-C format cameras. It features a focal length range of 18-55mm (35mm equivalent: 28.8-88mm) and an Optical Image Stabilizer providing the equivalent of up to four stops of shake correction. It has angle of view from 74° 20′ – 27° 50′ with minimum focus distance up to 0.82 ft. / 0.25m and use Inner focusing system for its Focus Adjustment. The lens construction consists of 13 elements in 11 groups with 58mm of Filter Size and 7 Diaphragm Blades. The lens measure Max. Diameter x Length 2.7 x 3.0 inches/69.0 x 75.2mm, and Weight 7.2 oz./205g.

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Overall Rating: ★★★★☆

Expert Reviews

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Reviews

Photographyblog reviews the Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM and writes;
“Image quality is pretty good rather than outstanding. Centre and edge sharpness isn’t great throughout the zoom range at the maximum aperture, but stopping-down by one stop sharpens things up considerably, whatever focal length you use. Chromatic aberrations aren’t very well controlled, though, and there’s obvious geometric distortion at the wider focal lengths and some obvious corner shading at the maximum aperture. “
Rating: ★★★★☆

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Samples

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Sample Photos

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Manual

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Features

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Features

The Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is designed with a high-precision aspherical element that effectively reduce chromatic aberration throughout the zoom range and ensures the images captured with high resolution and contrast. Thanks to a six-group zoom system plus a stepping motor focusing mechanism. It makes the lens is able to support Canon’s EOS Movie Servo AF feature for smooth and quiet continuous autofocusing during movie recording.

This lens also enable you to use manual focus adjustment when you are shooting in AF mode. Equipped with an internal focusing system which maintains an overall compact lens form-factor, enables faster performance, and allows for a closer minimum focusing distance of 0.82′. In addition, it also has lens coatings to ensure precise color balance while minimizing ghosting and flare. The 7-blade circular diaphragm enables you to capture pleasing bokeh.

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