What is a Canon 55-250mm lens used for?

What is a Canon 55-250mm lens used for?

Compact, powerful telephoto zoom Taking you closer to the action, the EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM is the perfect companion for your EOS’s 18-55mm standard zoom lens, and ideal for wildlife, sports and travel photography. It combines powerful telephoto performance with great image quality and instinctive handling.

What is a 250mm lens?

The Canon EF-S 55–250mm f/4–5.6 IS lenses are a series of telephoto zoom lenses for Canon EOS digital single-lens reflex cameras with a Canon EF-S lens mount. All versions of the lens provide a 35 mm equivalent focal length of 88–400mm, and are advertised by Canon as providing four-stop image stabilization.

Is 55-250mm a telephoto lens?

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 is II Telephoto Zoom Lens for DSLR Camera (Black)

What is the optical zoom of a 55-250mm lens?

We say the “crop factor” is 1.6. So to get the 35mm equivalent focal length of the 55-250 mm lens we multiply by 1.6, giving us a value of 88-400 mm. So in 35mm equivalent terms, the zoom range of the SX210 IS is 28-392 mm, and the 55-250 lens is 88-400 mm.

Which lens is better 55 250mm or 70 300mm?

The 55-250 is almost 40% lighter much shorter and sellls for 1/2 the price. the 70-300 has USM, better glass, better built and 50 more mm. I have the 70-300, excellent IQ but the 55-250 is reported to be almost as good. It really comes down to money and weight.

What is the Canon 55-200mm lens used for?

Whether it’s capturing kids’ sporting events, portraits, birds and wildlife or any subject that is somewhat distant, a telephoto zoom lens can be very useful. The Canon EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens is Canon’s native telephoto zoom lens for the EOS M series of mirrorless cameras.

How far can a 250mm lens zoom?

At 250mm, the maximum magnification is 0.31x, which does not come into the true 1:1 macro range. The closest focusing distance is 1.1 metres. Neither a distance scale nor indicators for depth of field or infrared adjustment are provided. The lens is supplied with end caps but no lens hood.

What are Canon EF S lenses?

Put simply, Canon EF-S lenses are designed solely for use on Canon APS-C DSLRs. Canon EF lenses are designed to work with full frame and APS-C DSLRs from Canon. Canon EF-S lenses have a smaller image circle that is only big enough to cover the smaller sensor found on Canon APS-C cameras.

What is a STM lens?

STM lenses are a series of autofocus lenses made by Canon. The letters “STM” stand for “stepping motor” and that refers to the autofocus technology built in the lenses. Stepping motor autofocus produces smooth, precise focus, perfect for autofocusing during video recording.

Is the Canon EF-S 55-250mm a good lens?

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens Review. The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens is an inexpensive, light, entry level telephoto zoom lens that has image stabilization, very good image quality for the price and a very useful focal length range that will nicely complement most general purpose zoom lenses.

How big is the Zoom on the EF-S 55-250mm?

The EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens has a compact design thanks to a new six-group zoom system that provides a maximum magnification of 0.29x at the telephoto end and a minimum focusing distance of 2.79 ft./0.85m throughout the zoom range.

Can a Canon EF-S lens work on a 35mm camera?

As an EF-s lens, it will only work on Canon’s APS-C cameras. It will not work on 35mm cameras, it will not work on old 1.3x cameras, and it certainly won’t work on full-frame digital. The original version is recognized by its silver-colored focal length scale.

What makes the Canon EF 75-300mm a good lens?

Image stabilization adds significantly to a narrow aperture telephoto lens’ usefulness. This lens is image stabilized and this feature sets it apart from Canon’s other inexpensive telephoto zoom lens, the Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM Lens .

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