What is a 17 55mm lens used for?

What is a 17 55mm lens used for?

This range covers what I consider to be the most important focal lengths for a Canon general purpose lens. This is a focal length range that can be used for everything from a wide scenic landscape to a relatively-close portrait.

Does Canon 17 55 have image stabilization?

The image stabilization of the Canon 17-55 mm 2.8 IS is quiet, but not completely silent, as in some L lenses. The effectiveness of the built-in image stabilization is measured on a Canon 650D with a focal length of 55 mm. For a nice large print it is advisable to choose a faster shutter speed.

What is a canon white box lens?

White box just means they don’t have an original retail box, but you don’t neceesarily know “why” they don’t have an original retail box. But splitting the kit into a body-only sale and lens-only sale is one of the most common reasons why they don’t have an original retail box.

What’s considered wide angle lens?

A wide-angle lens has a focal length of 35mm or shorter, which gives you a wide field of view. The wider your field of view, the more of the scene you’ll be able to see in the frame. These lenses are ideal for many scenarios, and most photographers have at least one trusty wide-angle lens in their kit.

What is white box lens?

Usually white box lenses are lenses from a kit (body plus lens) which has been broken up for sale, i.e. someone wanted the camera body only but the store only had the whole kit. So rather than lose the sale they’ve sold the body only and are left with the kit lens in its white box to dispose of.

What does white box as new mean?

[White box- As New]: Means handset has no marks, hasn’t been sold to or used as a live demo in its lifetime, still looks like new. Most still have plastic seal on the screen, however the device didn’t come with the original retail package, so it has been re-packaged in a white box.

Is 18 55mm a wide-angle lens?

The Canon EF-S 18–55mm lens f/3.5–5.6 is a Canon-produced wide-angle to mid telephoto zoom lens for digital single-lens reflex cameras with an EF-S lens mount.

What is better EF or EF-S?

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. Because EF lenses have a larger image circle, they will cover full frame sensors and APS-C sensors.

What kind of lens is Canon EF-S 17-55mm?

The Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Zoom Lens meets user demands for a fast EF-S zoom lens, Canon has specially designed a new lens with a large aperture of f/2.8 for select Canon Digital SLR cameras. The large circular aperture produces a shallow depth-of-field, creating background blur that draws attention to the photographic subject.

Which is the canon 17-55mm F2.8 is USM?

Discuss in the Canon SLR Lens Talk forum The Canon EF-S 17-55mm F2.8 IS USM is a fast standard zoom designed exclusively for use with Canon’s APS-C DSLRs, on which it provides an equivalent focal length range of 27-88mm.

Which is Canon EF-S f / 2.8 IS USM lens?

A tremendously flexible standard zoom for APS-C-format DSLRs, the EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM from Canon pairs the 27.2-88mm equivalent focal length range with a bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture.

What makes the Canon EF 55mm lens so good?

The large circular aperture produces a shallow depth-of-field, creating background blur that draws attention to the photographic subject. The lens construction includes UD and aspherical elements, which deliver impressive image quality throughout the entire zoom range.