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Since my previous review about the 18-55 IS lens was very well received, I decided to sort of iterate on that and review little kit lens' bigger brother, the Canon EF-S 55-250 IS lens, which is in fact another kit lens, a sort of continuation of the previous one that had a focal length of a ... Read review

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The Canon EF-S 55-250 mm f/4-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom Lens is an incredible all-purpose ... more

long-range tool for EF-S mount EOS cameras.
Powerful telephoto performance Affording you a
wide range of long focal lengths (equivalent to
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Canon EF-S 55-250 mm f/4-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom Lens

Canon EF-S 55-250 mm f/4-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom Lens

The Canon EF-S 55-250 mm f/4-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom Lens is an incredible all-purpose ... more

long-range tool for EF-S mount EOS cameras.
Powerful telephoto performance Affording you a
wide range of long focal lengths (equivalent to
88-400mm in a 35mm format), ...

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stabiliser and is made up of a system of 12 glass
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photos.Miscellaneous:Included Accessories : Dust
cap, lens capLens System:Lens Coating : Super
Spectra coatingImage Stabiliser : OpticalMin View
Angle : 6.25 degree(s)Intended For : Digital
SLRMin Focus Range : 1.1 mFilter Size : 58
mmMinimum Aperture : F/22 - f/32Zoom Adjustment :
ManualLens Construction : 10 group(s) / 12
element(s)Focal Length : 55 mm - 250 mmFeatures :
UD glass, automatic panning detectionDiaphragm
Blades : 7Max View Angle : 27.8 degree(s)Optical
Zoom : 4.5 xMagnification : 0.31Lens Aperture :
F/4.0-5.6Mounting Type : Canon EFFocal Length
Equivalent to 35mm Camera : 88 - 400mmSpecial
Functions : Tele, zoomFocus Adjustment :
Automatic, manual(free converter plug included if
required)

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The Canon 55-250mm IS is what Sherlock Holmes would use!

Advantagesnice zoom, sharp focus, premium feel

Disadvantagessome pincushion and barrel distortion, slight curvature of focal plane, some colour fringing

"...kit lens' bigger brother, the Canon EF-S 55-250 IS lens, which is in fact another kit lens, a sort of continuation of the previous one that had a focal length of a maximum of 55mm. Before getting into details of the bigger brother, I feel there are still some question marks that have to be straightened out. How can there be more than one kit lens, and why would you need a second one? I will not mention other brands, but what I know about Canon ..." Read review
25.08.2013

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quininho

Brilliant Lens - Brilliant Price

AdvantagesPrice, Quality

DisadvantagesNone

"...this lens to accompany my Canon EOS 450d and it really has been a brilliant purchase. Pick one up on Amazon for well under £200 which is an absolute bargain. It has very good build quality and you really will notice the picture quality difference between using this lens and using the standard kit lens (18-55). I got this lens just before Christmas and so I have only had it for around a month, but I have been really impressed with its capability. ..." Read review
28.01.2010

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Manufacturer's product description

Compact and lightweight- the EF-S 55-250 f4-5.6 IS offers the longest zoom range in the EF-S series to date. The 88-400mm equivalent focal length opens up new framing possibilities for owners of EF-S mount cameras shooting wildlife- sports and travel photography. Optical quality is assured through a UD element- which minimises chromatic aberrations that could otherwise cause reduced contrast and colour fringing. The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f4-5.6 IS lens has won the TIPA Award for Best Entry Level Lens in Europe 2008.

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories Dust cap, lens cap

Lens system

Mounting Type Canon EF-S
Intended For 35mm SLR, digital SLR
Features UD glass, UD glass, automatic panning detection
Type Telephoto zoom lens
Special Functions Tele, zoom
Focal Length 55 mm - 250 mm
Lens Aperture F/4.0-5.6
Minimum Aperture F/22 - f/32
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 88 - 400mm
Optical Zoom 4.5 x
Magnification 0.31
Image Stabiliser Optical
Min Focus Range 1.1 m
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Focus Adjustment Automatic, manual
Zoom Adjustment Manual
Max View Angle 27.8 degree(s)
Min View Angle 6.25 degree(s)
Lens Construction 10 group(s) / 12 element(s)
Filter Size 58 mm
Diaphragm Blades 7
Lens Coating Super Spectra coating

General

MPN 5123B005BA, 2044B005, K-32489-01, 2044B002, 5123B005, EFS55-250IS, EF-S 55-250 IS
Length 10.8 cm
Diameter 7 cm
Weight 390 g

Compatibility information

Designed For Canon EOS 1000D, 20D, 20Da, 300D, 30D, 350D, 400D, 40D, 450D, 500D, 50D, 7D, Digital Rebel, Digital Rebel XT, Digital Rebel XTi, Kiss Digital, Kiss Digital N, Kiss Digital X, Kiss F, Kiss X2, Kiss X3, Rebel T1i, Rebel XS, Rebel XSi

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