Canon rumors: Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 USM. Are you ready?
If you are the owner of a Canon DSLR camera, you will be pleased with this rumor, because Canon is rumored to be launching a versatile zoom lens, the Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 USM. This lens is certainly very comfortable to use for upgrading the default kit lens Canon that you still use until now, the EF-S18-55mm IS STM. Although this kit lens can satisfy you for everyday use, but if you want to make a photo with a longer distance, then of course the lens EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 USM can answer your needs.
If you are patient enough, then you need to look forward to the launch of the Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 USM, to support your photographic needs. According to northlight-images.co.uk this lens it would seem that the optics of the lens are unchanged. It weighs some 60g more and is 5mm shorter (18-135 page on EFLens.com). The key feature being the Nano USM. If it's that much of a jump in performance, expect it to appear in more lenses soon.
Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 USM lens main features:
Lens construction: 12 group 16 elements (. UD lens one by one aspherical lens)
Aperture blades: 7 (circular aperture)
AF motor: Nano USM
Minimum focusing distance: 0.39m
Maximum magnification: 0.28 times
Full-time manual focus is possible
4 Stop IS
IS Model Types: mode 1/mode 2/dynamic iS (auto)
Filter diameter: 67mm
Total length: 96 mm
Maximum diameter: 77.4mm
Canonrumors.com also mentioned that Nano USM of new development, achieve a 4.3 times AF speed of the old in a still image. In addition, it can be quiet and smooth servo AF in video. In combination with the power zoom adapter “PZ-E1”, it can be smooth zooming during movie shooting.
In the midst of fierce competition with Nikon digital SLR cameras, Canon certainly do not want to lose in giving the various best lens for Canon users, good for an entry-level DSLR camera, medium as well as professional photographers. In addition, a lens made by Canon is also being challenged by a third party lens brands like Tamron, Sigma or Tokina.
|Canon sample image by Putu Agung WP when holiday in Bali.|
Sigma and Tamron are well known for their various categories of lenses for Canon and Nikon users, even the enthusiast of DSLR camera Pentax or Sony can choose lenses Tamron or Sigma. Although the quality and sharpness of the lens third party could be debated by the original lens from Canon or Nikon, the lens turns made Sigma, Tamron or Tokina has had a fanatical community, given the price and features that they offer.
You can also choose a third-party lens to your Canon camera, unless you are very fanatic in Canon brand. If your mind is still open to other alternatives, then you need to consider the brand Tamron, Tokina, Samyang Sigma or even Rokinon, which provides a wide range of lenses for Canon cameras. You can compare the features and specifications of lenses such third party, you can even find kesaksikan of loyal users, who have been satisfied with lenses made of third parties. By the way, if you stick with your bigotry, you certainly have to look forward to the official launch of Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 USM.