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

BH #CA18135STM • MFR #6097B002
Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens
Key Features
  • EF-S Mount Lens
  • 29-216mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5-36
  • PMo Aspherical and One UD Lens Elements
The EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens from Canon is a wide angle zoom lens with an 18-135mm focal range that is equivalent to 29-216mm in the 35mm format. This wide set of focal lengths offers flexibility in shooting everything from expansive landscapes and cramped interiors to group shots, portraits and distant subjects. Optical Image Stabilization reduces the blurred effect of camera shake up to 4 stops and the new Dynamic Image Stabilization improves the look of video while tracking moving subjects or walking with your camera.
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Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Wide Focal Range
  • 3Image Stabilization
  • 4Compact Design
  • 5High Speed Autofocus
  • 6Ideal for Video

The EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens from Canon is a wide angle zoom lens with an 18-135mm focal range that is equivalent to 29-216mm in the 35mm format. This wide set of focal lengths offers flexibility in shooting everything from expansive landscapes and cramped interiors to group shots, portraits and distant subjects. Optical Image Stabilization reduces the blurred effect of camera shake up to 4 stops and the new Dynamic Image Stabilization improves the look of video while tracking moving subjects or walking with your camera.

This EF-S lens is designed to match the APS-C sensor size and its STM designation (Stepping Motor) gives it a smooth and quiet autofocus that is ideal for shooting video with the Movie Servo AF feature found on select Canon DSLRs. Autofocus speed is achieved thanks to the lens' high speed CPU connection with the camera and its Inner Focusing System. Auto and manual focusing is possible, aspheric and UD lens elements provide quality imaging and a zoom lock ring prevents the lens from accidentally extending. Given its wide focal range, it is particularly compact and lightweight, which is also beneficial when shooting video.

Wide Focal Range
With 74.2° to 11.3° angle-of-view, the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens offers excellent wide angle to telephoto focal lengths with Canon APS-C EOS Digital SLRs. In 35mm format its focal range is equivalent to 29-216mm.
Image Stabilization
Canon's Optical Image Stabilization system reduces the effects of camera movement and allows you to shoot sharp images with a 4-stop advantage in low-light conditions.
Compact Design
Measuring less than 4" in length and weighing about a pound, the lens boasts excellent portability without compromising optical quality.
High Speed Autofocus
An Inner Focusing system, optimized AF algorithm and high-speed CPU connections provide this lens with fast and accurate autofocus.
Ideal for Video
The stepping motor (STM) and focus mechanism and a new six-group zoom system offer quiet and smooth autofocus when used with the Movie Servo AF feature on select Canon DSLRs. This is ideal when shooting video so noise and jerky movements do not disrupt your action. The Dynamic Image Stabilization feature in Movie Shooting Mode reduces the effect of camera movement when shooting video while moving.
UPC: 013803145731

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Specs

Focal Length18 to 135mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 29 to 216mm)
Maximum Aperturef/3.5 to 5.6
Minimum Aperturef/36
Lens MountCanon EF-S
Lens Format CoverageAPS-C
Angle of View74° 20' to 11° 30'
Minimum Focus Distance1.28' / 39.01 cm
Maximum Magnification0.28x
Optical Design16 Elements in 12 Groups
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationYes
Filter Size67 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.02 x 3.78" / 76.71 x 96.01 mm
Length at Maximum Extension5.75" / 146 mm
Weight16.93 oz / 480 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.6 x 5.6 x 5.4"

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Reviews

Great Lens

By Kyle
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-11

I've been looking for a wide angle FOV that can zoom some for when I go into the woods. This will be a great everyday lens and will have great use when in a tree stand to photograph/film wildlife. Solid build and no zoom creep without the lock on. Enjoying this lens so far and looking forward to a lot more!

Great lens to use as an all around day to day lens.

By Jeffrey
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-23

This lens is very flexible. It goes from a very wide angle lens to a mid-range telephoto lens all with extreme clarity. I have used it indoors and out. If you are into birding or other extreme range photography you will need a longer telephoto lens, but this does everything else extremely well.

18-135mm Lens

By Sal
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-13

This lens is my new favorite lens. While the autofocus is a little slow, it does take an amazing picture. Additionally, this lens is slightly heavier than my other lenses but for me that is not a problem.

Wide range

By Gabe
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-29

This is a great lens that allows me the flexibility to gear up and be ready for a wide range of shots when traveling. Love it, and produces great shots.

Silent Focus

By Nathan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-23

Works great for video.

Love this lens

By Donna
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-12-03

My husband gave me this lens for my birthday for my Canon 90D, just before we went to the mountains and it didn't disappoint me. I am an enthusiast and really enjoy landscape and wildlife photography and this lens fits the bill.

Beast of a lens

By Paul
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-23

This I my new go to every day lens! Has the focal length that pretty much will cover all my shooting needs. Great construction, really nice lens!

Why didn't I think B&H years ago?

By Alan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-05

I have the basic Canon Stock Lens 18-55mm and a Canon Zoom Lens 55-250mm. So now I have a bit of each and for the most part no further need to carry two lenses. The 10-135mm is all I need for most situations and is now my default goto lens. I was concerned about a bit higher price from B&H, but they made me feel good about my purchase. And wilh all of the feedback I received about B&H and their Excellent Customer Service, the extra I think I paid was and still is worth it. It's like buying an Apple product. Many folks call it the Apple Tax, but who does one call when you have PC/Microsoft issue? B&H is the benchmark for service in the retail Photo industry (and for many other products and industries as well). As far as getting the White Box product vs the manufacturer's packaging, as long as the product and the service is there, I'm good!

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Is this lens compatible with the Canon EOS 50D?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes this lens is compatible with 50D and any Canon crop sensor EOS DSLR. But you have to be aware that this STM lens is optimized for video and 50D will not be able take advantage of the STM motor. Perhaps the older version of the EF-S 18-135mm without STM motor will be less expensive for you. If you planning In the future upgrade to a newer model Canon crop sensor DSLR then newer STM version of this lens make sense. However if you planning in the future upgrade to full frame sensor DSLR (like 6D or 5Diii) then none of EF-S lenses will work for those cameras
Answered by: ILGAR A.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is Canon 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens compatible with Canon 600D?
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Yes, this lens is fully compatible with the Canon EOS 600D/T3i camera.
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Hello.Is this item marked USA or Imported ?Thank you.
Asked by: Anonymous
This is a USA lens.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Which bodies does this lens come with as a kit? (I keep seeing it referenced as a kit lens)
Asked by: Anonymous
The Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 lens comes as a kit lens with numerous Canon bodies, including the 60D http://bhpho.to/J6Nvyk, 70D http://bhpho.to/1kOY73r, 7D http://bhpho.to/1jxB67P, Rebel T5i http://bhpho.to/JHx38k, and Rebel T3i http://bhpho.to/1zIJfeF.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Will this fit Rebel T3?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Canon EF-S 18-135mm lens is fully compatible with the Canon T3, yes.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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is this compatible w/ canon T2i?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the 18-135mm STM lens is compatible with the T2i. However, the T2i will not be able to take advantage of the silent focusing feature of that lens. Otherwise they will function perfectly together.
Answered by: Matthew C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is it compatible with Canon Rebel t3 (not only t3i)?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens is compatible with all Canon EOS DSLR cameras with the APS-C 1.6x cropped sensor which uses EF-S lenses. That would include the original Canon EOS Digital Rebel (300D), the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT, XTi, XS, XSi, T1i, T2i, T3, T3i, T4i, T5, T5i, T6i, T6s, SL1, Canon EOS 20D, 30D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 70D, Canon EOS 7D, and 7D Mark II DSLR cameras.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2021-05-23

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Is this product compatable with canon eos 700d?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 is compatible with the Canon EOS 700D.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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