Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 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 RF Mount
What type of photography is the Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS is a member of Canon's RF-S series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
RF-S Series Lenses in Canon RF Mount
Reasons to Buy Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 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 (up to 4.5 stops)
| Control Ring
| Versatile Lens with a Zoom Ratio of 8x
| Minimum focus distance of 0.17m / 6.7 inch
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
| Lens Extents while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS is compatible with cameras that have a Canon RF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon RF lenses are Canon R50, Canon R10 and Canon R7.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS has a maximum diameter of 69mm and total length of 87mm when not extended. It weighs 310g / 10.9 oz.
Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS has a filter thread of 55mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS:
Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS has a focal range of 18-150mm and 8.3X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 28.8-240mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting. Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS's stabilization system is effective up to 4.5 stops.
Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS 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 RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.44x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.17m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.44x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f40 at 18mm, and a max aperture of f6.3 and minimum aperture of f40 at 150mm .
Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 13 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 UD elements
- 2 aspherical elements
- Super Spectra Coating
Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Canon RF-S 18-150mm f3.5-6.3 IS
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