Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Canon EF-S mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Canon EF-S 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon EF-S 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Distance Scale
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Internal Focusing
| Extreme Wide-angle capability
| Minimum focus distance of 0.24m / 9.4 inch
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
| Variable Aperture
Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF-S lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF-S lenses are Canon T8i, Canon 90D and Canon SL3.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM has a maximum diameter of 84mm and total length of 90mm. It weighs 385g / 13.6 oz.
Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM has a filter thread of 77mm.
Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM has a focal range of 10-22mm and 2.2X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 16-35.2mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 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 10-18mm f4.5-5.6 IS STM in Canon EF-S mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.17x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.24m. 0.17x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 10mm, and a max aperture of f4.5 and minimum aperture of f27 at 22mm .
Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 10 groups . Special elements used in this design is Super Spectra coatings.
Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM doesn't come with a lens hood but there is an optional lens hood with a part code of EW-83E that you can order separately.
Canon 10-22mm f3.5-4.5 USM is available in Black color.
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