Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens (White Box)

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens (White Box)

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens (White Box)

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Product Highlights

  • EF-S-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 28.8-216mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to f/36
  • One Aspherical Element, One UD Element
  • Optimized Lens Coatings
  • STM Autofocus, Movie Servo AF Support
  • Optical Image Stabilization & Dynamic IS
  • Internal Focusing, Manual Focus Override
  • Zoom Ring Lock
  • Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm
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Canon 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 overview

  • 1Description

A flexible zoom designed for both stills and video recording, the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens from Canon is a 28.8-216mm equivalent wide-to-tele zoom designed for APS-C-format DSLRs. Benefitting multimedia image-makers, an STM stepping motor is used to deliver quick, quiet and smooth focusing performance that works in conjunction with select cameras' Movie Servo AF. An optical image stabilization system is also featured, to minimize the appearance of camera shake, and Dynamic IS specifically supports video applications by compensating for camera shake caused while walking during recording. Besides these performance attributes, the lens' optical design also incorporates one aspherical element and one UD element to reduce both spherical and chromatic aberrations for increased sharpness, clarity, and color accuracy.

The product comes supplied in a plain white box, instead of the manufacturer's packaging. It includes all the manufacturer's accessories.

Wide-to-tele 18-135mm lens, this EF-S-mount zoom is designed for APS-C-format DSLRs and provides a 28.8-216mm equivalent focal length range.
One PMo aspherical element is featured to reduce spherical aberrations for increased sharpness and reduced distortion throughout the zoom range. One Ultra Low Dispersion element is also included in the optical design to minimize chromatic aberrations for improved clarity and color fidelity.
Optimized lens coatings have been applied to reduce lens flare and ghosting for increased contrast when working in strong lighting conditions.
The STM stepping AF motor works in conjunction with select camera's Movie Servo AF mode to offer notably quiet and smooth focusing performance that is well-suited to video applications. This focusing motor also benefits from an internal focusing mechanism for quick and responsive performance to benefit stills shooting, too.
Optical image stabilization minimizes the appearance of camera shake to better enable working in low-light conditions. Additionally, Dynamic IS can be used during movie recording to control camera shake and ensure steady shots while walking or moving.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
A zoom ring lock prevents the lens from accidentally extending during travel or storage.
UPC: 216772003792
In the Box
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens (White Box)
  • E-67 II 67mm Lens Cap
  • Lens Dust Cap E (Rear)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Canon 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 specs

    Performance
    Focal Length 18 - 135mm
    Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 28.8 - 216 mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 - 5.6
    Minimum: f/22 - 36
    Camera Mount Type Canon EF-S
    Format Compatibility Canon (APS-C)
    Angle of View 74° 20' - 11° 30'
    Minimum Focus Distance 1.28' / 39 cm
    Magnification 0.28x
    Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:3.57
    Optical Design 16 Elements in 12 Groups
    Diaphragm Blades 7, Rounded
    Features
    Image Stabilization Yes
    Autofocus Yes
    Physical
    Filter Thread Front: 67 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) 3.02 x 3.78" / 76.6 x 96 mm
    Weight 16.93 oz / 480 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.7 x 4.4 x 3.5"

    Canon 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 reviews

    EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens (White Box) is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 21.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best walk around/general purpose lens ever! As an owner of several L glass lenses, I have found (comparatively speaking) this little dynamo to be a very nice lens. Super sharp images, excellent color and contrast, fast and accurate focusing. Is focusing as fast as L glass? Not quite, but suitable for most shooting situations and very dependable. The extra micro second of patience needed to lock on will pay off. Almost no OOF images. Build is good. This is my second copy and both have held up well to lots of use. Conclusion: Balancing price against features, this white box lens IS TRULY a fantastic value.
    Date published: 2017-03-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from 2nd one I have owned! Why is this the 2nd one if I rated a 5? Because the first one was my go to lens while doing everyday shots, portraits and my on the side job of wedding pics. BUT, I must have banged it on something and not realized it when I did it. It became hard to adjust the zoom lengths (would hang up) and it would then not allow the camera to take a picture. I would have to disconnect and reconnect it. Let me put it this way, if I do something stupid to the 2nd lens and mess that one up, I'll purchase a 3rd one without hesitating.
    Date published: 2018-01-17
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from a great everyday lens, with a couple quirks i found this lens to be great all purpose lens, with a super useful zoom range. it's sharpness, light weight, & wide zoom range tempts me to leave my 5D III w/ 24-105 f4L at home sometimes - it's just so much more pleasant to carry. it's auto-focus is fast, accurate, & silent on my 70D, even in low light. now the quirks: it's great for carrying around, but quite annoying when on a tripod. the lens is Varifocal, which means it doesn't hold focus as you zoom, so every time you zoom in or out you have to refocus. in good light, that's not really a problem because it autofocuses so well. in low light...that takes me to the 2nd quirk. Manual focus is very annoying if you have the lens/camera on a tripod. the focusing ring isn't mechanically linked to the inner mechanism. that means you can only manually focus the lens when the camera is powered on & active. that's not a issue if you are hand holding the camera, because your finger is almost always on the release button. when mounted on a tripod i typically have my right hand on the tripod head controls while composing & focusing the shot with my left. this means the camera doesn't stay active, which means it goes out of focus when i zoom and the manual focus just doesn't work. arrgh! when taking the bridge picture i just gave up on manual focus altogether & just autofocused. this lens is super useful for carrying around, but really annoying when you have it mounted on a tripod. a perfect lens 95% of the time.
    Date published: 2016-12-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top notch travel lens I took this lens to Scotland, along with three other lenses. I ended up using it about 80% of the time, mainly for landscapes. It produced outstanding images. No need for tripod or much more expensive 17-35 f/2.8. I highly recommend it for travel because it is light and reliable. At home I usually shoot with a 5D III and Canon L lenses.
    Date published: 2017-06-18
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from It's ok for a kit lens The lens is ok, versatile, and center sharpness of the image is good, and it's auto focus is fast for a kit lens, although I have noticed that it has a lot of chromatic aberration and it is very noticeable specially around the corners (Lightroom can only help so much). It's attached to my 7D Mark II.
    Date published: 2017-02-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Keep in mind - lenses in this genre represent tradeoffs To begin with, zoom lenses that typically encompass focal ranges of anywhere from 18-135/200,/300 typically wind up having many optical trade-offs.� Keep in mind that there is so much glass in these models that the clarity levels that one may find in shorter zooms (i.e. 18-75/80/90) are often missing in these much longer zooms.� The purpose of these much longer zoom lenses are for "go anywhere" styles that allow the users to refrain from constantly having to change lenses. OK - so now enter this Canon 18-135.� Although it is not necessarily a small lens, its optical quality is fairly decent given the genre of lens.� Images look very good with good contrasts, but that clarity and "you are there" look are often not present.� Better optics such as much shorter standard zooms, or wide angle zooms, or primes - often have clarity levels that allow a user to experience various scenes vicariously - in other-words, that "you are there" feeling.� You certainly won't get that with this Canon 18-135 (with a few exceptions of course).� But keep in mind this "go anywhere" lens suits the purpose of obviating the need to carry out lots of additional lenses. And the best way to get this lens is to purchase a "white box" version - that is, the lens that was separated from the kit - as you wind up saving a few hundred dollars.� It's well constructed and has a metal lens mount - which can't be said for many kit lenses on the market today (from all brands). Having said all that, I actually keep this lens on my Canon SL2 and it is the perfect "take anywhere" combination that allows you to capture a good 95% of the scenes and events you may run into.� I'm only assigning this lens 4 stars - actually, if I could give it 3.5 stars, that would be more accurate as it does most things nicely, but excels in very few scenarios.� Look - even the Canon (totally inexpensive) EF-S 18-55 f3.5-5.6 IS lens has better overall optical clarity levels than this 18-135.� As an aside, if you want 3 sharp EF-S lenses that will impress you with their ridiculously low prices, yet are capable of stellar optical clarity, look at the following lenses: EF-S 18-55 F/3.5-5.6 IS EF-S 10-18 F/4.5-5.6 IS EF-S 55-250 F/4.0-5.6 IS STM Depending on where you buy them from, you could get all 3 for less than $550.� They are built fairly well - but do have plastic lens mounts - and the optical clarity of these lenses can have you scratchin' your head because they are so good.� I know - I have all 3 of those lenses and I still shake my head in delight every time I see images captured by these lenses.� So the bottom line is that if you don't want to change lenses and you want to keep just one lens on your camera all of the time (or most of the time), this Canon 18-135 should do the trick.
    Date published: 2017-12-31
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very pleased This lens usually comes as part of a kit, but I purchased my camera years earlier. When I used an identical one at work, I knew I needed one for my home camera. I have not been disappointed thus far. The people at B&H were good to work with me and explain price differences and ensure that I was purchasing a lens that would work with my camera. I was hesitant at first to do business with a large camera dealership because of past experiences, but they very much renewed my confidence in them.
    Date published: 2017-03-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would buy this lens again in a heartbeat. This was a gift for a friend of mine. She loves the lens. She was able to get great close-up shots at a nighttime Christmas Parade we recently attended, from our not-front-row positions in the crowd. She never would have gotten the shots with her kit lens. She said she doesn't think this lens will spend much time in her camera bag.
    Date published: 2016-12-12
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