The Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens handles nicely and is easy-to-carry-sized. Size and weight are relative, but most will consider this a small and light lens. A plastic lens barrel helps keep the weight down. A compact, frivolous standard zoom lens with greater optical performance as well as a built-in Image Stabilizer.
The IS system lessen the chance of blurred photographs caused by camera shake, enabling hand-held photography in comparatively dim light without a flash or tripod. The IS system is composed of a pair of gyro sensors to identify vertical and horizontal motion and a microprocessor that compensates for it by shifting particular IS lens elements in parallel with the perceived movement.
At the wide-angle end of the zoom range, the equivalent shutter speed gain is approximately 1.5 stops while at the telephoto end, it is approximately 2 stops. Additionally, the lens has a USM drive system for most favorable AF performance, and the pulse control diaphragm (EMD) make sure precise aperture control. With the Canon EF 28-135mm IS you can obtain razor-sharp pictures in dim lighting without using flash.
The Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens delivers sharp, natural-looking pictures virtually every time. The Canon EF 28-135mm IS is particularly helpful for places where flashes are prohibited. With features like a high zoom ratio, silent autofocus and full-time manual focus this Canon EF 28-135mm IS lens offers outstanding images in varying conditions. The Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens vignettes very strongly at 28mm with a wide open aperture. Wide open vignetting gradually decreases to a mild amount at 1
Features: Canon EF 28-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM Image-Stabilized AF Lens
EF Mount Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
Ring-type USM adjustment system for swift, silent autofocusing and full-time manual focus
Ultrasonic Autofocus Motor
An Ultrasonic Autofocus Motor (USM) provides fast, smooth and quiet autofocus action which is particularly important when shooting video with this lens.
Specifications: Canon EF 28-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM Image-Stabilized AF Lens
Lens Construction: 12 groups /16 elements
Angle of view: 75° - 18°
F stop range: 3.5-22 (5.6-36)
Closest Focusing Distance: 0.5m / 1.6 ft.
Minimum Focus Distance: 19.69" / 50.01 cm
Maximum Magnification: 0.19x
Maximum Magnification: 1:5.26
Hood: Canon EW-78B II
Filter Size: 72mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter): 3.8" x 3.1" / 96.8 x 78.4mm
Weight 18.9 oz. / 540g
Warranty: 1 year
Canon EF 28-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM Image-Stabilized AF Lens
Front & Rear cap
Package Weight: 825 grams
Box Dimensions (LxWxH): 6.65 x 5.5 x 5.5"
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