Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom LensThe Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS is an affordable telephoto zoom lens that brings genuine telephoto capabilities to users of the popular Canon Digital Rebel models and the prosumer EOS 20D to 60D models.
In a Nutshell:
The Canon EF-S 55-250mm is a truly affordable telephoto zoom lens offering an impressive focal length range of 88-400mm (equivalent) when used with any of the Canon Rebels or 20D-50D cameras.
To combat camera shake, the 55-250mm incorporates Canon’s latest image stabilizer technology, providing up to four stops of camera shake compensation. The lens also features automatic panning detection that turns off the IS in either the horizontal or vertical direction when following moving subjects.
The Canon EF-S 55-250mm is compatible with:
* EOS Digital Rebel (300D)
The lens will not fit on any EOS 35mm film bodies, or EOS digital cameras with full-frame sensors (1Ds and 5D range) or APS-H sensors (1D range).
User Review Roundup for Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS
User Ratings Roundup:
Star Rating (max 5): 4.5
What Users Are Saying:
"I can't recommend this lens highly enough to anyone looking for a cheap long range zoom."
"I shoot action shots at full zoom with great results."
"The IS system works extremely well, though it is not silent."
"The auto-focus sometimes struggles with closer subjects. Does well in low light."
"Very easy to use, extremely intuitive, super fast focus/wonderful detail."
Manufacturer's Feature List for the EF-S 55-250mm:
* Affordable telephoto zoom lens
* Wildlife and nature
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