Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM

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A Perfect Lens for Capturing Video

Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens A wide angle 18-135mm focal length zoom, (29-216mm equivalent in the 35mm film format). This broad range of focal lengths provides flexibility in photographing everything from group shots, cramped interiors to expansive landscapes, distant subjects and portraits. Optical Image Stabilization diminishes the blurred effect caused camera shake by as much as 4 stops while the new Dynamic Stabilization enhances the appearance of video images, while following moving subjects or simply walking around.

This Canon EF-S lens has been engineered to complement the APS-C image sensor while its STM label (Stepping Motor) delivers a quiet and efficient autofocus that is perfect for capturing video using the Movie Servo autofocus feature available on select Canon DSLR cameras. Autofocus speed is accomplished thanks to the high speed CPU union the lens has with the camera along with the Inner Focusing System. Both auto and manual focus are possible, while UD and aspheric lens elements offer quality imaging while a zoom lock stops the lens from extending accidentally. Although it has a vast focal range, it's exceptionally lightweight and compact, which is also advantageous when shooting movies.

Note! At present, the lens STM feature only works with the Digital EOS Rebel T4i Camera. Featuring a wide 74.2 thru 11.3 viewing angle this 18-135mm EF-S STM Lens provides excellent wide thru telephoto focal lengths when mounted on Canon EOS APS-C DSLR cameras. Equivalent 35mm format focal range is 29-216mm. The Canon Optical Image Stabilizing system lessens camera movement effects and lets you to acquire sharp images using a 4-stop gain in poor-light situations. A compact Design which measures less than 4 inches in length and weighs around a pound, it features excellent portability without any compromise of optical quality. Inner Focusing, High Speed AF, optimized autofocus algorithm along with high-speed CPU linking provide accurate and fast autofocus.

Perfect for Video The focus mechanism and stepping motor (STM) along with a new zooming system with six-groups offers smooth, quiet autofocus when used in combination with the Canon Movie Servo autofocus available on selected Canon DSLR cameras. This is perfect when capturing video keeping jerky movements and noise from disrupting your filming. Dynamic Image Stabilization found in the Movie Shooting Mode lessens camera movement effects when acquiring video while moving.. June 8, 2012 ✓  

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Lens type Zoom lens  
Max Format size APS-C / DX  
Focal length 18 135 mm  
Image stabilization Yes (4 stops)  
Lens mount Canon EF-S  
Maximum aperture F3.5 - F5.6  
Minimum aperture F22.0 - F38.0  
Aperture ring No  
Number of diaphragm blades 7  
Aperture notes 6-blade circular aperture  
Elements 16  
Groups 12  
Special elements / coatings Super Spectra coatings  
Minimum focus 0.39 m (15.35")  
Maximum magnification 0.28 x  
Autofocus Yes  
Motor type Stepper motor  
Full time manual Yes  
Focus method Internal  
Distance scale No  
DoF scale No  
Weight 480 g (1.06 lb)  
Diameter 77 mm (3.03")  
Length 96 mm (3.78")  
Materials Plastic barrel, metal mount  
Sealing No  
Color Black  
Zoom method Rotary (internal)  
Power zoom No  
Zoom lock Yes  
Filter thread 67 mm  
Hood supplied No  
Hood product code EW-73B  
Tripod collar No  
Optional accessories Soft Case LP1116


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