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Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens

BH #CA18135ISUSM • MFR #1276C002
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens
Key Features
  • EF-S Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 28.8-216mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to f/38
  • One UD Element, One Aspherical Element
A versatile zoom optimized for both stills and video, the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM from Canon is a 28.8-216mm equivalent lens designed for APS-C-format DSLRs. Incorporating NANO USM technology, this lens is characterized by its combination of a fast, stills-optimized ring-type Ultrasonic Motor and smooth, silent video-optimized stepping motor for all-around focusing performance to benefit multimedia image-makers. This dual-purpose AF motor also offers notably quicker performance throughout the zoom range for more responsive shooting from near to far. Additionally, also aiding both photo and movie recording, an Image Stabilizer system compensates for up to four stops of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting. The lens is also compatible with the optional PZ-E1 Power Zoom Adapter for more natural and controllable zooming performance. Updated to suit the increasing presence of video in a photographer's workflow, this zoom is versatile in regard to both focus handling as well as with its wide-angle to telephoto reach.
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will this lens work with EOS Rebel SL1?
Asked by: Anonymous
Not sure. It will fit with all current Canon crop sensor cameras like the T2i throufg the T6i.
Answered by: Michael J G.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Is there a constant aperture version of the 18-135mm? It seems like there are only full frame constant zooms except for Sony.
Asked by: Zanin
In order to be small and affordable, everything lenses (which have focal lengths from very wide to very telephoto) have variable apertures. But take heart, constant aperture zooms are available. However they are aimed to the pro market since pros hate dealing with variable aperture as well. The closest to 18-135mm I would like to suggest is the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens B&H # CA241054LIS2. It has superb image quality and is a very usable zoom on a full frame camera. The 24mm is a little tight on an APS-C camera. I too am waiting for the day when I can get a 10-1000mm f/2.0 IS lens that is 4 , weighs 8 oz and goes for $100.00. Until then...
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-26

Hi, its been over tbree years since release, will ...

Hi, its been over tbree years since release, will this lens along with the PZ-E1 Power Zoom Adapter work on a C100 MKII, are these compatable?
Asked by: Frank
I use the power zoom on the 18-135 on a 7D-II with no problem - the zoom function has nothing to do w the camera. Unless it just won't fit, I'm guessing the power adapter should work with any camera the lens will fit.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2020-01-27


Will this lens work with 70D?
Asked by: Pedro
Yes, this lens is compatible with the Canon 70D.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2023-12-13

will this work with Canon 90D?

will this work with Canon 90D?
Asked by: molly
This lens would work great on a Canon 90D.
Answered by: Stephen M
Date published: 2023-12-13

Is this a wide angle lens?

Is this a wide angle lens?
Asked by: Patrick's
Yes Canon EF-S 18-135 lens at 18mm is considered wide angle.
Answered by: Daniel C
Date published: 2023-12-13

Where is the focus distance gauge? I do not see ...

Where is the focus distance gauge? I do not see it. I use this gauge when focusing on infinity with MF
Asked by: Don
The Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens does not have a focus distance gauge.
Answered by: Lawrence C
Date published: 2022-04-28

Would this lenses work for the eos 77d, and if so ...

Would this lenses work for the eos 77d, and if so would STM be the way or USM ?
Asked by: TheGamingBlue
Yes, the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens can fit onto the Canon EOS 77D. The USM is more geared towards video shooters who want an Ultra Silent lens mechanism while the STM is more geared towards photographers.
Answered by: Michelle F
Date published: 2024-02-05
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