Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
$299 - $375
17-85 mm
autofocus 5x zoom lens
f/4-5.6
variable aperture
  • Designed for APS-C Canon EF-S
  • Canon IS Image stabilized
  • Canon USM Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"This lens has great range and takes great photos. It is a good lens for someone who is a beginner at taking photos."

bhphotovideo.com

"This is my primary lens for shooting weddings and portraits. Great kit lens as long as you take care of it. The first one I had lasted about 6 years and that was with abuse."

bhphotovideo.com

"It has great clarity for most uses but the macro area is lacking. The macro in my Canon G11 is far superior to this lens, which is surprising considering the lens cost nearly as much as the whole G11. I love the Canon brand but I must admit I expected a little more from this lens than it delivered."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

APS-C (1.6x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.6x crop factor) cameras such as the Canon Rebel T6 and Canon EOS 80D.

Canon EOS Rebel T6
66.5 - 14.9°
horizontal angle of view
27.5-137mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Image stabilization More advanced image stabilization Help
Canon IS

The Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/22

Cons

The Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

The Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM vs other Digital camera lenses

Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
85 mm
Zoom range Very poor zoom range Help
5x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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17 mm
Max focal length
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85 mm
Zoom range
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5x
above average above average
Magnification
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1:5 (0.2)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/4
below average below average
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/5.6
below average below average
Tele minimum
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f/32
above average above average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Canon USM
Image stabilization
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Canon IS
unique unique
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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91 mm
Diameter
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79 mm
Filter size
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67 mm
Weight
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475 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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66.5°
Telephoto horizontal
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14.9°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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47.3°
Telephoto vertical
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10°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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76.5°
Telephoto diagonal
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17.9°
above average above average

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