Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with EF Mount
What type of photography is the Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy the Canon EF 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon EF 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM lens in a list form to assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
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| No Weather Sealing
| Lens Extends while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM 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.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider when searching for your next lens. Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM has a maximum diameter of 67mm and total length of 68mm when not extended. It weighs 210g / 7.4 oz.
Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM has a filter thread of 58mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM:
Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM has a focal range of 28-105mm and 3.8X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 44.8 - 168mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Canon 24-105mm f4L IS USM in Canon EF mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM With Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM 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 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.19x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.48m.
Below are the 3 Standard Zoom type Canon12 mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f4 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 28mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f32 at 105mm .
Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM's optical formula consists of 10 elements in 9 groups .
Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Canon 28-105mm f4.0-5.6 USM
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