Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with EF Mount
What type of photography is the Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM is a member of Canon's EF STM Zoom series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
EF STM Zoom Series Lenses in Canon EF Mount
Reasons to Buy Canon EF 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon EF 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Distance Scale
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
| Lens Extends while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM is compatible with cameras that have a Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM has a maximum diameter of 83mm and total length of 104mm when not extended. It weighs 525g / 18.5 oz.
Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM has a filter thread of 77mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM:
Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM has a focal range of 24-105mm and 4.4X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 38.4 - 168mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.3x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.4m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.3x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Standard Zoom type Canon12 mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 24mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f32 at 105mm .
Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 13 groups .
Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM doesn't come with a lens hood. You have to order the hood separately and the model number of the hood is EW-83M.
Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Canon 24-105mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM
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