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EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

Covering a range from 29mm-216mm in 35mm format, Canon's new EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS offers a winning combination of size, range and features and is a perfect complement to APS-C cameras. With high-quality optics, dedicated image stabilization and more, this new lens promises to be a favourite for EOS users.

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Print Specs

  • Focal Length 18mm – 135mm
  • Aperture Maximum: ƒ3.5 - 5.6
    Minimum: ƒ22 - 36
  • Angle of View 11.3° – 74.2°
  • Lens Construction 16 elements in 12 groups
  • Diaphragm Blades 6
  • Minimum Focusing Distance 45cm (1.476')
  • Filter Size 67mm
  • Image Stabilization Yes
  • Weight 455g (1 lb)
  • MTF Chart

Reviewed by: Popphoto
Lens Test: Canon EF-S 18-135MM F/3.5-5.6 IS AF
Bundled often as a kit with the Canon EOS 7D and 50D, this APS-C format zoom ($450, street) is for shooters who want more than a bare-bones 18-55mm kit lens without paying $575 (street) for the extra reach of Canon's 18-200mm IS superzoom. This...
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Reviewed by: Photozone
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS - Review / Lab Test Report
Over the years we've seen a variety of "super"-zoom lenses made by Canon. Apart from the professional grade EF 35-350mm L and EF 28-300mm L IS there were also a couple of consumer zoom lenses-: the EF 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6 (full format) and, recently,...
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Reviewed by: The-digital-picture
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens Review
The Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens is designed as a step up from the standard-at-review-time 18-55mm IS kit lens. The 18-135's most attractive features are a wide (7.5x) focal length range, a low price, a relatively light weight/small...
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Canon 18-135mm Lens Review
The Canon EF-S 18-135/3.5-5.6 IS is a wide to telephoto zoom and gives the same angle of view range as a 28-216mm lens would on a full frame 35mm camera. This range covers a lot of applications from landscapes at the 18mm wide end, through portrait...
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Reviewed by: Slrgear
Canon Lens: Zooms - Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS (Tested) -!
The Canon EF-S 18-135mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 zoom lens was announced alongside the 7D camera in September 2009. Designed for the Canon APS-C sensor, the lens provides an effective field of view of 29-216mm. This lens isn't a "constant" lens, in that as you...
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