Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM

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$799
15-85 mm
autofocus 5.7x zoom lens
f/3.5-5.6
variable aperture
  • Designed for APS-C Canon EF-S
  • Canon IS Image stabilized
  • Canon USM Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"Of course, I like the features and quality of my L glass, but for the price (and going on the front of a 50D) you can't go wrong. With it's aperture range, I always have a 580 on top when shooting indoors."

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"I replaced a broken 17-85 lens with this one. It's a well made, sharp and accurate lens. I have no complaints at all with this lens."

bhphotovideo.com

"This lens was the zoom range I wanted and it had great reviews from the professional websites but...chromatic aberration & vignetting were unacceptable to me. I returned it to B&H for a full refund."

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compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Image stabilization More advanced image stabilization Help
Canon IS

The Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/22

Cons

The Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

The Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
85 mm
Zoom range Poor zoom range Help
5.7x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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15 mm
Max focal length
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85 mm
Zoom range
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5.7x
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Magnification
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1:4.8 (0.2)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/3.5
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/5.6
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Tele minimum
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f/36
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Features

Auto focus
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Yes
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Focus motor
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Canon USM
Image stabilization
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Canon IS
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Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Canon EF-S
Length
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88 mm
Diameter
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82 mm
Filter size
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72 mm
Weight
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0.6 kg

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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73.2°
Telephoto horizontal
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14.9°
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Wide vertical
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52.8°
Telephoto vertical
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10°
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Wide diagonal
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83.6°
Telephoto diagonal
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17.9°
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brotherrazzi (8:20 PM, August 04, 2013)
not suitable with the fullframe
 
BrotherRazzi (8:19 PM, August 04, 2013)
yes of course
 
Wajahat (9:25 AM, June 21, 2013)
Can we use efs 15-85 canon with 1100d
 
Avatar for NewPendant NewPendant (2:12 AM, September 29, 2012)
Simple, I love this lens. This is my walk-around lens.
 
Darkpass (3:10 AM, April 06, 2012)
You can't put this lens on the EOS 5D Mark II. It's a EF-S lens, it will hit the mirror.