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

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Canon EF-S 18-55mm

Ratings and Reviews

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

The ideal standard lens for those starting out in DSLR photo and video

An affordable standard zoom lens suited to a variety of subjects. Enjoy smooth, near-silent focusing when shooting video, with STM motor technology and Movie Servo AF. A four-stop Image Stabilizer reduces camera shake.

  • Versatile zoom range – great for landscapes, portraits and travel
  • Compact lightweight design
  • Avoid camera shake with a four-stop optical Image Stabilizer
  • STM Motor gives smooth, near-silent focusing when shooting video
  • 0.25m close focusing distance

An ideal first step into the DSLR world

Tackle a range of subjects, from landscapes to portraits and action, with a versatile 18-55mm zoom range. Lightweight construction makes this a great everyday lens.

Increased sharpness with four-stop Image Stabilizer

An optical Image Stabilizer reduces the risk of camera shake, enabling hand-held photography in low-light conditions without flash. Use shutter speeds up to four stops longer than normal without blur from camera movement.

Quiet, smooth focusing in movies

STM Motor technology provides near-silent focusing to leave your video soundtrack uninterrupted by noise, and adjusts smoothly and precisely as you shoot.

Designed for great photography

Focus on small subjects, with a closest focusing distance of just 0.25m. A non-rotating front element makes using filters straightforward, and a manual focus ring enables manual override of focusing at any time.

Great image quality, whatever the subject

A Super Spectra Coating is used to reduce flare and improve sharpness, while a seven-bladed aperture provides smooth out-of-focus highlights for a more natural look and feel.

Product Specification

OPTICAL FEATURES/SPECIFICATIONS

Image size APS-C
35mm film equivalent focal length (mm) 29-88
Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) 64º 30' - 23º 20', 45º 30'- 15º 40', 74º 20' - 27º 50'
Lens construction (elements/groups) 13/11
No. of diaphragm blades 7
Minimum aperture 22 - 38(36)¹
Closest focussing distance (m) 0.25
Maximum magnification (x) 0.36 (at 55mm)
Distance Information Provided
Image stabilizer 4-stops
AF actuator STM

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Filter diameter (mm) 58
Max. diameter x length (mm) 69.0 x 75.2
Weight (g) 205g

ACCESSORIES

Lens Cap E-58 II
Lens hood EW-63C
Lens case/pouch LP1016
Magnification w/ Extension Tube EF12 II 0.65-0.23¹
Magnification w/ Extension Tube EF25 II 1.00-0.51¹
Extender Compatiblity NC
Minimum aperture ¹ Minimum aperture if using 1/3stop increments
Magnification w/ Extension Tube EF12 II ¹ Not compatible at wide angle
Magnification w/ Extension Tube EF25 II ¹ Not compatible at wide angle

Accessories & Supplies

Extension Tube EF 12 II

When used with selected lenses, this 12mm extension tube allows much closer focusing.

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  • Extension Tube EF 25 II

    When used with selected lenses, this 25mm extension tube allows much closer focusing.

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  • Lens hood EW-63C

    Prevent stray light from entering a lens, keeping unwanted glare from affecting your photos.

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  • Lens Cap E-58II

    Protects your Canon lens when it's not being used.

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  • Dust Cap E

    Protects your Canon lens when it's not being used.

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  • Polarising Filter PL-C B 58mm

    A polarising filter for lenses with a 58mm diameter filter thread.

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  • Protect Filter 58mm

    Protects the front element of lenses from dirt and damage. Fits lenses with a filter thread of 58mm.

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  • ND4-L 58mm

    When attached to the end of your camera's lens, this filter reduces the amount of light coming into the camera by 2 stops. For lenses with a 58mm filter thread.

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  • ND8-L 58mm

    When attached to the end of your camera's lens, this filter reduces the amount of light coming into the camera by 3 stops. For lenses with a 58mm filter thread.

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  • Close-up lens 250D 58mm

    Attaches to your camera's lens, allowing you to get nearer to tiny objects. Fits lenses with a 58mm filter thread.

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  • Lens pouch LP1016

    Protective soft case for selected EF lenses.

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  • Macrolite Adapter 58C

    Allows Canon Macro twin lite or Macro ring lite flashes to be used with lenses having a filter-thread diameter of 58mm.

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