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18-55mm F4-5.6 EF-S IS STM Canon lens
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    Specs

    • Versatile 18-55mm zoom range
    • 61.8mm length
    • 4-stop Image Stabilizer
    • STM autofocus
    • Excellent image quality
    • 215g

    The new EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM kit lens is an ideal lens to get started with and complements an all-rounder DSLR with the capability to shoot a wide range of pictures, from landscape to portraits. The smallest in its class, the lens is packed with a 4-stop Image Stabilizer for steady low-light or full zoom shots, 7 blade circular aperture for pleasing background blur in portraits. For video scenes Servo AF with near-silent STM is perfect for focusing without distracting noise.

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  • "The smallest in its class"

    Nikon's is shorter and a hair wider. It's also 1/3 stop faster at the wide end. 4-stop IS is interesting, though. If it's a sharp as Nikon's and can resist flare well enough, might pick it up for a daily driver video lens.

  • Review

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    Resolution across the image frame will not meet the expectations of serious photographers who want edge-to-edge sharpness. Indeed, even central zone sharpness will be below par at ISO settings higher than 1600, regardless of how accurately the subject is focused.

    http://www.photoreview.com.au/reviews/lenses/aps-c/canon-ef-s-18-55-f-4-5.6-is-stm-lens

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