Recommended Lenses

Recommended Lenses

of this department have high rated products, usually above four-stars, from more than 100 users. For reference, we post also sample pictures made with the recommended lens attached to a digital SLR with image sensor size of 18MP or higher, for revealing the finest details of the image.

 
 
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS II Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras


Lens Specifications:
Focal Length and Maximum Aperture: 55-250mm; F/4-5.6; Telephoto Zoom lens
Optical System: 12 elements in 10 groups, including one UD-glass element
Diagonal Angle of View: 27-degrees to 6-degrees (with APS-C image sensors)
Focus Adjustment: DC Motor, Gear-driven
Closest Focusing Distance: 3.6 Ft./1.1m
Filter Size: 58mm

 

Sample Pictures



The diagrams below show the position of IS element and also the position of UD element that mitigates the chromatic dispersion of entire lens. The Canon IS diagram shows one example of Image Stabilization unit used in some Canon lenses.


 

Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens for Canon EOS SLR Cameras


Lens Specifications:
Focal Length and Maximum Aperture: 70-300mm / 4-5.6, Telephoto Zoom
3-stop Image Stabilizer
Electro-Magnetic Diaphragm (EMD) with defocused background
Optical System: 15 elements in 10 groups
Super Spectra lens coating and lens shaping for anti flare and ghost removal
Gyro sensors for detection of unwanted vibrations
Focus Adjustment: Ultra Sonic Motor (USM)
Closest Focusing Distance: 4.9 ft./1.5m
Length: 5.6 inches; Weight 22.2 ounces; 1-year warranty
 

The Canon Shake compensation diagram shows in more detail the position of Image Stabilization unit used for shake mitigation in some Canon lenses.

 

Sample Pictures




 

Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras


Lens Specifications:
Focal Length and Maximum Aperture: 75-300mm / 4-5.6, Telephoto Zoom
3-stop Image Stabilizer
Electro-Magnetic Diaphragm (EMD)
Super Spectra lens coating and lens shaping for anti flare and ghosting
Optical System: 13 elements in 9 groups
Diagonal angle of view: 32-degrees (at 11 feet) to 8-degrees (at 15 feet)
Focus Adjustment: Ultra Sonic Motor (USM)
Closest Focusing Distance: 4.99 ft./1.5m
Filter size: 58mm
Gyro sensors for detection of unwanted vibrations
Length: 5.6 inches; Weight 22.2 ounces; 1-year warranty

 

Sample Pictures



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