Canon - EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Standard Zoom Lens - Black

Canon EF-S 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6 IS STM Standard Zoom Lens: Versatile, compact and lightweight, this lens is great for a variety of situations from weddings to family vacations. With image stabilization to reduce motion blur, you can get stunning pictures without a tripod, even at slower shutter speeds.

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Best Buy Customer Reviews

Great lens for first SLR5 Posted by: from: Hoboken, NJ on Bought this lens for my kids first SLR camera. Very affordable and works great.

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Great lens for entry level camera5 Posted by: from: on Bought this lens for my daughter that is just starting out with SLR cameras. She loves it.

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Great lens for traditional close up pictures4 Posted by: from: on I bought this lens so that I could capture group pictures with in a close proximity to subjects. Great picture clarity . I am very pleased with this purchase

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Great Lens4 Posted by: from: on Great short distance lens. Take beautiful pictures.

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Nice lens4 Posted by: from: on Good price The lens was compatiable to my camera and worked perfectly

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Perfect for Youtube videos5 Posted by: from: on This is definitely a great buy if you are looking into starting up a youtube channel or just for making plain videos. The focus on this is very clear and its very easy to adjust on the camera or the utility up with canon for your PC. Videos are crisp and clear.

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

It's a nice kit lens upgrade4 Posted by: from: on I upgraded my original 18-55mm to the STM after I fell in love with the STM drive on the 40mm pancake. This upgrade had a number of useful advantages. The all internal focusing is an improvement over the external focusing of the previous model. The manual focusing control is a vast improvement over the previous model. The ability to manually focus when in Auto-focusing mode is worth the upgrade money alone. If you do video, you really want the STM focusing drive. It's very silent and focusing motor noises in a video is really annoying. This eliminates focusing noise while providing fast, accurate auto-focus. The image quality is very close to, if not identical to the previous kit lens. I have a strong preference for prime lenses; because, I demand more control over my depth of field and cannot afford L series lenses. The build quality is reasonable. This is, after all, an inexpensive kit lens. The mount in plastic. This lens will NOT fit on a full frame body. But, if you can afford a full framed body, what are you doing spending money on kit lenses? That doesn't make any sense. In short, the improvements are many and all of them very useful. The limitations of this lens is built into the nature of kit zoom lenses. It's a nice lens. But, because of the nature of zoom lenses, I don't use it that much. But, when I need it... it's there and does a good job. Just don't expect L series performance.

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    What's Included

    • Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Standard Zoom Lens
    • Lens cap (E-58II), dust cap
    • Owner's manual

    Ratings & Reviews

    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (7 out of 7)

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    Product Features

    Compatible with select Canon cameras

    Compatible with most EOS digital cameras with APS-C-size sensors and an EF-S mount.

    Standard zoom lens for versatile use

    Choose the shot you want with an everyday lens that offers a range of focal lengths to meet the majority of your photo needs.

    18–55mm focal length

    Midrange is great for many subjects from people to landscapes.

    f/3.5–5.6 maximum aperture

    Provides clear landscape images and beautiful distance shots even in the shade and on cloudy days.

    4-Stop Image Stabilization

    Permits utilizing slower shutter speeds (up to 4 stops slower) without image blur.

    0.82' minimum focusing distance

    Accommodates 58mm filters

    Accessories included

    Comes with lens cap and lens dust cap.

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