This Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens [EFS18-55ISST] is 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 Stabiliser reduces camera shake.
The ideal standard lens for those starting out in DSLR photo and video
- 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
2 Year Warranty
Combining a compact, lightweight body with a widely used focal length range, the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is the ideal kit lens or general purpose zoom lens. If you’re just starting out with your Canon EOS DSLR camera, this impressive standard zoom lens could be the perfect option. Featuring a range of excellent features, the lens offers easy handholdability, superb image quality and the portability to carry it anywhere. One of the main attractions of a DLSR camera is its ability to capture outstanding images. However, you also need a great lens to do its job too. With its quick and quiet Stepping Motor autofocus, the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM allows you to create images that are beautifully sharp, with striking colour and contrast. Canon’s superb Image Stabiliser is also on hand to assist with image sharpness, reducing camera shake on still shots and during video capture.
High Image Quality
High-precision aspherical lens element for high contrast throughout the entire image area. Lens disposition and coatings optimized to minimize ghosting and flare. Excellent soft-toned backgrounds achieved with 7-blade circular aperture.
Advanced AF performance
Newly-developed 6-group zoom and focus mechanism with stepping motor and lead screws for (1) Silent and speedy AF during still image photography (2) Silent, remarkably smooth movie servo AF during movie shooting when used with EOS 700D, 650D, 100D and EOS M.
Image stabilizer delivers a level of sharpness equivalent to a shutter speed setting up to four steps faster. Shorter minimum focusing distance of 0.25m / 0.8 ft.
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.