The Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is a standard lens for APS-C, manufactured from 2013 to 2017 (discontinued). The focus is done by Lens AF motor (Stepper Motor), it has image stabilization. The average price, when it has been added to the JuzaPhoto database, is 215 €;
53 users have given it an average vote of 8.4 out of 10.
This lens is available with the following mounts:
Canon EF: this lens is compatible with reflex APS-C Canon EF.
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Pros:Economical, stabilized, bright enough, handyman, the AF does not produce noises, lightness, distortion almost nothing at 18mm that on APS-C turns out to be a 29mm approx.
Cons: No end stroke in the ring of the MAF (like all STM I think), is a lens kit base......... has its limits, lacks the lens hood, original costs a quarter of the optics... kinda a paradox
Opinion:There is little to say, to begin with, is a good lens all to do because of the excursion, the lens is bright enough and sharp enough, in my opinion is not at all a bottle bottom as everyone describes it, indeed returns great photos, the Stabilization might not serve, however, in some cases with little light makes it really comfortable and allows you to shoot even at 1/10. As in fact written in the cons, the end of the race, in the MAF is a good hassle, I recommend to mark the infinite fire with a marker
Pros:Lightness, AF practically noise-free, stabilized
Cons:Optical quality a little limited, dark, materials
Opinion:Taken in kit with a Canon 80d, as a first lens is fine, allows you to do almost everything. Very useful especially video side because stabilized and equipped with a precise autofocus and absolutely silent. The materials are plasticosis, at least the bayonet could have put the metal. Absence of even the lens hood but canon does so with all non-L series lenses. Of course there are limits in terms of sharpness and does not shine in terms of blurry but absolutely promoted!
Pros:Very quiet, effective stabilizer, light weight, very good value for money.
Cons:Plastic bayonet, used materials and usual absence of the lens hood.
Opinion:Bought in kit with Canon 100d, ridiculous additional expense. I was expecting a bottle bottom and instead I was surprised at positive. It is a more than discreet optics and for the price I paid I can not really talk about it badly, I also bought a compatible lens hood I thought I would resell it right away! I also like the colors and with the lens profile of Lightroom the distortion in good part corrects itself. Only pity for the materials usati....ma everything you can not have!
Pros:Weight, sharpness, fast, quiet af, af interior, full time manual focus rn
Cons:No end manual focus race, like all the STM. It's a 18-55, then it will never be taken seriously, otherwise, given the price, no cons.
Opinion:L I got to replace an old 18-55 unregulated, mounted just thought it was broken, no noise, no barrel revolved in focus, when I found it worked ... Wow. rnNon is usually the bottom of the bottle, despite the plastic looks solid, the sharpness is good and the stabilizer works great. It is an excellent companion for traveling outputs without special needs, the zoom range can be used in many situations. rnTutto this without considering that it costs a hundred Euros !!
Pros:Sharpness, AF, Stabilizer, weight and overall dimensions, close-up.
Opinion:Compare this objective at 18-55 DC III owned previously (virtually smooth I'IS II) .rnAF faster and absolutely silent, slightly higher sharpness with positive response and constant f3.5 to f11 (DC in the f 5.0 was the best opening). Multiplication factor which rose from 0.36 x0,34 (having them had I been able to simultaneously compare them on this aspect, and damn little improvement there and it shows) .rnLeggermente longer and heavier but still very light (as the materials) but perfect. Stabilizer on DC III was missing, here even to say what would be its advantages pratici.rnPerfetto targeting all do, on the road I took it with me and I only suffered a little for wide-angle and tele, a few millimeters of focal down and up it would be better.
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