The Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Zoom Lens is an inexpensive and versatile lens designed for Canon’s APS-C digital SLRs. Its compact size and range makes it an ideal everyday lens, giving you enough range to use it for different photography styles and needs. You get a 29 to 88mm on a 35mm format equivalent with this lens. The f/3.5 maximum aperture gives you better depth of field control, bokeh, and low light performance. This standard zoom lens is equipped with an image shake correction system which gives you cleaner shots, whether you’re taking videos or photos. It’s also compatible with the movie servo auto-focusing feature which gives smoother and quieter auto-focusing when shooting videos. Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Zoom Lens is the perfect standard zoom any new or experienced photographer can get.
Crop-Sensor LensThe Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Zoom Lens is made for smaller APS-C format cameras, which range from entry to mid-level models. It gives you a 35mm format equivalent of 29-88mm, which means you get more zoom range.
Image stabilizationWith Canon’s Image stabilization system, your photos come out clean and sharper. The system minimizes vibration caused by slights movements. This is a great feature especially when you’re shooting hand held and you don’t have a tripod to give you more stability.
Stepper MotorCanon equipped a stepper motor in the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM for smoother and quieter focusing. When shooting videos, you’d want to keep subjects well in focus without making too much noise. Thanks to the movie servo auto-focusing system, changing focus in videos stay liquid-like and silent.
Compact DesignThe Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Zoom Lens has a compact, lightweight design, making it a great travel lens. At 75 mm (2.96?) in length and weighing in at 205 g (0.45 lb), it doesn’t add up any weight to your camera body.
Focal Length & Maximum Aperture
13 elements in 11 groups
Diagonal Angle of View
74° 20' - 27° 50'
Inner focusing system
Closest Focusing Distance
0.82 ft. / 0.25m
Max. Diameter x Length, Weight
2.7 x 3.0 inches, approx. 7.2 oz. /69.0 x 75.2mm, approx. 205g