Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Outstanding performance and framing flexibility

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

Outstanding performance and framing flexibility

SKU: 1242B005

Cat no: 10292

  • Wide angle zoom for EF-S mount bodies
  • f/2.8 aperture throughout zoom range
  • 3-stop Image Stabilizer
  • Fast, quiet auto focus
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EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM

With a constant f/2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range and a 3-stop Image Stabilizer, the EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM provides outstanding performance and framing flexibility in low light conditions.

High Performance Wide Angle Zoom
With an effective focal length range of approximately 27-88mm (35 mm equivalent), the EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM is a powerful lens that delivers remarkable image quality. The wide angle zoom allows you to capture more of every scene and adds a new sense of space and perspective to your photography.

Fixed Aperture
The large f/2.8 aperture provides excellent results in low light conditions. The aperture remains constant through the full focal length range, allowing you to zoom from approximately 27-88mm (35 mm equivalent) without slowing shutter speed.

Pleasing Background Blur
A circular aperture provides a pleasing background blur when shooting with a wide aperture; ideal for creating a sense of depth and isolating your subject from the background.

Image Stabilizer
The EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM features Canon’s 3-stop Image Stabilizer (IS). Ideal for handheld work, IS allows the use of shutter speeds up to 3 stops slower then normal with no perceptible increase in image blur. The IS function helps with low light conditions, fast paced scenes and shooting from moving vehicles.

Fast, Quiet Auto Focus
A ring USM (Ultrasonic motor) uses ultrasonic frequency vibrations to drive responsive, near-silent high speed auto focus. Full time manual focus override is available without having to switch out of AF.

Super Spectra Coatings
Optimised Super Spectra lens coatings and lens element shaping suppress flare and ghosting - more prone to occur with digital cameras due to reflection off the image sensor. Coatings also help achieve true colour balance and increase contrast for vivid high definition images.

Passes Distance Information to E-TTL II
The lens passes distance information back to the camera's E-TTL II flash system to ensure optimal flash metering in any shooting situation.

Key Features:

  • Wide angle zoom for EF-S mount bodies
  • f/2.8 aperture throughout zoom range
  • 3-stop Image Stabilizer
  • Fast, quiet auto focus
  • Super Spectra coating
  • Circular aperture for pleasing background blur
  • Passes distance information to E-TTL II
  • Optional lens hood

Product Specification

Performance
Focal Length 17 - 55mm
Comparable APS-C 1.6x Focal Length: 27.2 - 88 mm
Image Size APS-C
Aperture Maximum: f/2.8
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Canon EF-S
Format Compatibility Canon (APS-C)
Angle of View 78° 30' - 27° 50'
Minimum Focus Distance 1.2' (36.58 cm)
Magnification 0.17x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:6
Elements/Groups 19 / 12
Diaphragm Blades 7
Features
Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread Front: 77 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.3 x 4.4" (8.38 x 11.18 cm)
Weight 22.75 oz (645 g)

This product includes:

  • Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens
  • E-77 II 77mm Lens Cap
  • Lens Dust Cap E (Rear)

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- Canon XA50 Camcorder
- Canon XA55 Camcorder
- Canon XA15 Camcorder
- Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM 1.4x Extender Lens
- Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
- Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
- Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Lens
- Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens
- Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM Lens
- Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Lens
- Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS USM Lens
- Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
- Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with Canon Log
- Canon PowerShot ZOOM Compact Digital Camera
- Canon EOS Ra
- Canon EOS R5
- Canon EOS R6
- Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
- Canon EOS-1D X Mark III
- Canon RF 400mm F2.8L IS USM Lens
- Canon RF 600mm F4L IS USM Lens
- Canon RF 15-35mm F2.8L IS USM Lens
- Canon RF 24-70mm F2.8L IS USM Lens
- Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM Lens
- Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS Lens
- Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM Lens
- Canon RF 28-70mm F2L USM Lens
- Canon RF 24-105mm F4-7.1 IS STM Lens
- Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM Lens
- Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 Photo Printer
- Canon PIXMA PRO-10S Printer
- Canon PIXMA PRO-100S Printer
- Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 A3+ Printer
- Canon PIXMA PRO-200 A3+ Colour Photo Wireless Printer

Smaller accessories are also not covered (see product descriptions for confirmation).

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