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Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Standard Zoom Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras
|Price:||$699.00 & FREE Shipping. Details|
Overall score: 82%
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- 18-200mm focal length, Closest Focusing Distance : 1.48 ft./0.45m (maximum close-up magnification 0.24x)
- 28.8-320mm equivalent focal length on Canon APS-C cameras, 72mm filters
- F3.5-5.6 maximum aperture; F22-38 minimum
- Micromotor-type AF motor without full-time manual focusing. Image stabilization, 4 stops
- Canon EF-S mount for APS-C DSLRs
|Lens Compatibility Information: Canon EF-S lenses are only compatible with APS-C sensor DSLR cameras. Canon EF lenses are compatible with Canon full-frame and APS-C DSLR cameras.
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|Aperture Control Design||Aperture controlled by camera|
|Compatible Lens Hood Part Number||EW-78D|
|Compatible Mountings||Canon EF-S|
|Image Stabilization||4 stops|
|Included Components||Front & Rear Lens Caps, 1 Year Canon U.S.A.|
|Item Dimensions||3.11 x 3.11 x 4.02 inches|
|Item Display Weight||1.31 pounds|
|Item Weight||1.31 pounds|
|Macro Focus Range||0.45 m|
|Manufacturer Warranty Description||1 year limited|
|Material Type||Plastic barrel, Metal mount|
|Maximum Aperture Range||F3.5 - F5.6|
|Maximum Focal Length||200 mm|
|Maximum Format Size||APS-C / DX|
|Minimum Focal Length||18 mm|
|Minimum Focal Range||17.7 inches|
|Number of Diaphragm Blades||6|
|Number of Elements||16|
|Number of Groups||12|
|Photo Filter Thread Size||72 mm|
|Real Angle Of View||30 Degrees|
|Shipping Weight||1.85 pounds|
|Style Name||Whitebox 18-200 IS|
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|Dimensions||3.11 inches x 4.02 inches x 3.11 inches||2.72 inches x 1.54 inches x 2.72 inches||2.95 inches x 3.98 inches x 2.95 inches||2.91 inches x 3.5 inches x 2.91 inches|
|Item Weight||1.31 pounds||0.35 pounds||1 pounds||1.04 pounds|
|Lens||standard-zoom||Prime lens||zoom||Zoom lens|
|Maximum Aperture||5.6 f||5.6 f||5.6 f||3.5|
|Max Focal Length||200 mm||50 mm||135 mm||250 mm|
|Min Focal Length||18 mm||50 mm||18 mm||18 mm|
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Review summary from DPReview
This lens has to be accepted for what it is: a general purpose solution which allows the photographer not to worry about fiddling around changing lenses when out traveling, but which makes inevitable optical compromises to achieve this goal. The superb image stabilizer extends the capability of the lens still further, allowing you to keep the lens stopped down to optimum apertures for longer as light levels drop.
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Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Standard Zoom Lens: Recommended by dpreview.com
Top Customer Reviews
The 18-200mm has surprised me over and over. I have compared it to my L lenses and it keeps up. If you go to Canon's website check out the lens diagram info, the guts of this lens is very, very, very close to the L 24-105mm. I had to check because it was surprising me too often. In real life, I have taken the same shots between the two and find myself checking DPP (Canon's Digital Photo Professional software) to see which lens took which photo. When I test new lenses during an event, the 18-200 goes back on for the rest of the event because it produces GREAT shots and saves time in lens changes and looking like a wannabe pro. The only comparible L lenses I have in this range are the 24-105mm and the 70-200mm, both f4 and with IS. This lens STILL trumps them when it comes to function. My only complaint is the vignetting which usually only shows up when I photo something in the sky. I let is go until it get a great shot and that shot i open with DPP and let it remove it. My 50D has an option to do this in camera, but I have all that post shot cheating turned off. (no noise reduction, auto highlights, etc...)
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Having used the Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 Image Stabilized USM SLR Lens for EOS Digital SLR's for about two years now, this is the perfect focal length range for use as a day-to-day walkabout lens on my Canon 40D. Other Canon gear that I have include their excellent Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras , their razor-sharp Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras , Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM Lens for Canon EOS Cameras , the extremely sharp Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM 1-to-1 Macro Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras , Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5X Macro Lens for Canon SLR Cameras , and Canon MR-14EX Macro Ring Lite for Canon Digital SLR Cameras.
In low light or wider-angle scenery shots, this lens is not as sharp as my 17-55mm f/2.8. When used to photograph macro-like shots of butterflies and flowers, it is not as sharp as my 100mm f/2.8.Read more ›
Both lenses auto-focus accurately (no front or back focus) although the Sigma is slower to lock focus in low light and is a little noisier in getting there. Their IS/OS are equally effective at about 3 stops of compensation. Build quality, size and weight are about the same and both use the same 72mm filter size. Sigma includes a lens hood while Canon wants to sell you one.
In summary, the Canon is slightly better for me due to the faster and quieter low-light focus and improved telephoto image quality. The trade-off is poorer image quality than the Sigma for wide angle shots, even after stopping down. Finally, the Canon lens costs about $200 more than the Sigma at this time.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Was a bit reluctant to purchases a used product especially at the price quoted. However, it turned out to be an excellent deal. Looks brand new with no used makes at all.Published 12 days ago by Teo
It is a wonderful piece of glass. It is extremely clear and sharp. Definitely worth the money.Published 22 days ago by sushil s valavalkar
Hard to use without an external flash as the barrel blocks the light. The zoom also slips out easily, extending on its own, with any slight movement- particularly if you have the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bren C
The lens was a Little loose, when to put it down, with auto focus, the lens appear opened, loose.
Spite that, it work ok
This location only had one review when I made my purchase. There claim was that the Canon lens 18-200mm zoom lens was in perfect condition. Read morePublished 6 months ago by John Norris
Nice camera. Its Worth to take this lens while purchasing dlsr body.
Only drawback is it's weight.
Got this for my dad so that he doesn't have to mess with telephoto and wide lens. He does not care about an L lens and just wants to take general photos. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Alex Rud