Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Superzoom Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with EF-S Mount
What type of photography is the Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Canon EF-S Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy Canon EF-S 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon EF-S 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Internal Focusing
| Zoom Lock
| Versatile Lens with a Zoom Ratio of 11x
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS is compatible with cameras that have a 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 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS has a maximum diameter of 79mm and total length of 102mm. It weighs 595g / 21.0 oz.
Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS has a filter thread of 72mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS:
Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS has a focal range of 18-200mm and 11.1X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 28.8-320mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS 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 compared to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS has a Zoom lock feature which eliminates Zoom creep where focal length of the lens changes with gravity when it's held downwards or upwards.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.24x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.45m.
Below are the 3 Superzoom Zoom type Canon1 mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 18mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f38 at 200mm .
Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 12 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- Super Spectra coatings
- 2 high-precision aspheric lenses
- 2 UD lenses
Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS doesn't come with a lens hood. You have to order the hood separately and the model number of the hood is EW-78D.
Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Canon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6 IS
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