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

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

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

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Canon EF-S 18-55 mm f/ 3.5-5.6 IS II MTF Chart

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Optical design

Canon EF-S 18-55 mm f/ 3.5-5.6 IS II optical design

Format: APS-C (crop)

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 2011

Optical design: 11 elements in 9 groups (one aspherical element)

Features: Optical stabilisation
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Average price: $153

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
18mm - 55mmf/3.5 - f/5.6f/2260.2558200/7,170/2,8

Additional information:

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

  • Diagonal angle of view  74º 20' - 27º 50'
  • Horizontal angle of view  64º 30' - 23º 20'
  • Vertical angle of view 45º 30'- 15º 40'
  • Minimum aperture 22-38 (36 with 1/3 stops)
  • Max. magnification ratio 0.34 (at 55 mm)
  • Magnification with a12 mm extension tube  0.64-0.23
  • Magnification with a 25 mm extension tube 1.00-0.51
  • 4-stop image stabilizer
  • Super Spectra coating
  • Micro-motor AF drive
  • Maximum diameter 68.5 mm
  • Compatible EW-60C hood
  • Incompatible with extenders
  • Lead-free glass

The Canon EF-S 18-55 mm f/ 3.5-5.6 IS II is a standard zoom lens for small format digital cameras only:

  • the Canon EOS 600D (Rebel T3i / Kiss X50)
  • the Canon EOS 1100D (Rebel T3 / Kiss X5)

As compared with the previous version, the 18-55 IS resolution (according to Lens Tip tests) is 5 lpmm as high when wide open and up to 10 lpmm as high especially at 18 mm. Resolution on the edges is almost the same, but the new lens has better resolution at 55 mm.


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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 10.02.2011



Photos taken with this lens Canon EF-S 18-55 mm f/ 3.5-5.6 IS II:


flower
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Winter theme
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Winter theme
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Mechanical quality3.0618
Optical quality3.5518
Usability3.9618
Pricing / Value4.3517
Bokeh2.9418
Overall lens rating
3.57

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