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What is an 18-135mm lens used for?

Unlike the 18-55mm version, the 18-135mm is able to handle decent level wildlife and sports photography. It’s also the perfect lens for shooting portraits with your Canon DSLR camera. You can even shoot wildlife close-ups like the image below with the 18-135.

What is 135mm camera?

The Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM is a short-to-medium telephoto lens. The “135/2” is mainly used for portrait photography and for indoor sports, where the lighting is often poor. The EF 135mm f/2L USM lens offers internal focus; the length does not change while focusing.

What does STM and USM mean?

USM stands for Ultrasonic Motor, while STM stands for Stepper Motor. Both are autofocus motors built into different lenses you’ll find in Canon’s lineup. While USM lenses are lauded as being “almost silent” on Canon’s website, you can still pick up the focusing sound on the camera’s microphone when shooting video.

How does the Canon EF-S 18-135mm IS STM work?

The EF-S 18-135mm IS STM is stabilizated by Canon’s latest IS “intelligent” system that detects when the photographer is trying to create a spinning effect. In this case, the stabilization system locks itself along the vertical axis, something that normally has to be done manually with Canon IS lenses (mode 1 vs mode 2).

Is the 18-135mm f / 3.5-5.6 IS STM the same?

The previous version of the 18-135mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 IS is very similar to the new STM version: optically, they provide nearly identical test results. The only real differences are the new STM motor and an additional diaphragm blade to make up the aperture.

What kind of lens is the Canon EF-S 18mm?

The Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens sample image above was captured at Island Pond in the North Maine Woods using a Canon EOS Rebel T4i . Settings were 24mm, f/8, 1/80 and ISO 100.

What kind of autofocus does a canon 135mm have?

Here are 135mm examples: The STM in the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens product name refers to the new-for-Canon stepping motor driving autofocus. Designed with video recording in mind, the 18-135 IS STM focuses very smoothly while in continuous Movie AF mode.