Reviews and Problems with Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
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REVIEW: Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens Review
3 July 2013
Excerpt: Handling and features Performance Verdict Specification This lens is an update to the current Canon 18-135mm IS lens, replacing the standard focusing motor with Canon's new stepping motor technology, which promises, smoother, quieter autofocus performance, which is especially suited to recording video.
Excerpt: Canon's newly designed EF-S 18-135mm IS STM is slightly smaller that the previous version, with a few improvements as well. They have re-developed the IS system, allowing you 4 full stops of correction. They have also added a video mode called Dynamic IS, which allows the videographer to capture steady videos, even when walking.
Excerpt: The Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens is a significant upgrade from the standard-at-review-time 18-55mm IS kit lens . It is an upgrade in many ways, but the 18-135's most attractive features are a wide (7.5x) focal length range , a relatively light weight & small package, a good IS (Image Stabilization) implementation and a low price (a great value in a DSLR kit - medium price otherwise).
Excerpt: This lens is an update to the current Canon 18-135mm IS lens, replacing the standard focusing motor with Canon's new stepping motor technology, which promises, smoother, quieter autofocus performance, which is especially suited to recording video.
Pros: Good sharpness for a superzoom, Lightweight, Fast focusing, Effective stabiliser
Cons: High CA levels, Overpriced when not sold as part of a kit
Summary: Slightly larger than its predecessor (which we reviewed in November,2009), the new EF-S 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM lens has been developed to match the EOS 650D and offers features to complement the camera's movie capabilities. A new STM (stepping-motor) system provides smooth,quiet auto focusing and is especially valuable for minimising pick-up of camera operating sounds while shooting movie clips.
Pros: You want a general purpose lens for everyday shooting and it's offered with the EOS 650D body., You'd like a lens that requires no readjustment when you fit polarisers and graduated filters. Don't buy this lens if :, You require high resolution at all focal lengths, along with good flatness of field., You need close focusing and macro capabilities. Buy this lens if :, You want a general purpose lens for everyday shooting and it's offered with the EOS 650D body., You'd...
Excerpt: Объектив Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS предназначен для использования с цифровыми фотокамерами системы EOS. Белая линия на корпусе объектива и литера S (от Short, короткий задний отрезок) в его номенклатуре говорят о том, что объектив не подходит для использования с пленочными фотокамерами. В задней части объектива предусмотрено резиновое кольцо, которое предохраняет модель от повреждения, если фотограф случайно попытается установить ее на несовместимую камеру.