Canon Camera Lenses

Used alongside the body of the camera, a camera lens is a piece of kit that helps make images of an object or scene. Lenses are helpful tools that give photographers greater control over perspective. Whether you are looking for a new lens or perhaps your first lens if you have bought a body-only camera, perhaps the most important thing to look out for is the maximum aperture. The greater the aperture, the greater the flexibility of the lens.

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

This lens is designed to fit any Canon EOS cameras which are fitted with an EF-S mount and is a superb all-purpose lens, making it a popular choice for travel photographers. Fitted with STM technology, the lens quietly auto focuses, making it great for shooting movies with. In addition, the Dynamic Image Stabilizer ensures the video footage remains smooth and steady. Dynamic Image Stabilisation also makes it possible to take great hand-held photograph in poorly lit conditions without the need for a tripod or flash.

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

This lens is standard telephoto lens with a speedy f/ 1.4 aperture, making it a versatile lens that is suitable for all fields of photography. However, it comes especially recommended for those who are looking to take photographs of landscapes. This is considered the essential regular lens for devices that belong to Canon’s EOS family. The EF 50mm f/1.4 USM has a Super Spectra coating which improves contrast whilst ensuring colour balance is accurate. In addition, this special type of coating also reduces flare.

Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

The Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS is an entry level lens that is geared towards more advanced amateur photographers. One of the great things about this lens is that while it has a long-range zoom it is still a compact lens. The lens sports a 4-stop Image Stabiliser making it possible to take perfect handheld photographs even in low-light conditions as it minimizes blur. Like other lenses in Canon’s range, the Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS is coated with Super Spectra Coating, Canon’s patented coating that is designed to minimize ghosting and flare.

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM is a great accompaniment for your regular 18-55mm lens on your Canon EOS camera. While 18-55mm lenses are certainly versatile, this telephoto lens is offers superior results for wildlife and sport photography as it gives you the opportunity to get close shots of farther away objects. The manual focus ring which is fitted on the lens allows you to quickly and easily adjust the focus of the lens for greater precision. The lens is fitted with an optical image stabiliser which helps maintain sharpness even when using slower shutter speeds.