Canon 15-85mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Canon EF-S mount cameras.
Canon 15-85mm f3.5-5.6 IS 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.
Canon 15-85mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM has a focal range of 15-85mm and 5.7X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 24-136mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 15-85mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Canon 15-85mm f3.5-5.6 IS 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 15-85mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.21x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.35m.
Canon 15-85mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 15mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f36 at 85mm .
Canon 15-85mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 12 groups . Special elements used in this design is Super Spectra coatings.
Canon 15-85mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM doesn't come with a lens hood but there is an optional lens hood with a part code of EW-78E that you can order separately.
Canon 15-85mm f3.5-5.6 IS USM is available in Black color.
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