Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens

Compact 55-250mm EF-S Mount f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens from Canon

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens

Compact 55-250mm EF-S Mount f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens from Canon

SKU: 8546B005

Cat no: 10240

  • Get close to distant subjects
  • Smooth, quiet STM focusing
  • Image Stabilizer reduces blur

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£249.00 (ex vat) £298.80 (incl vat)

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens

Compact 55-250mm EF-S Mount f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens from Canon

The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens is a long-reaching zoom lens that provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 88-400mm, covering portrait-length to telephoto perspectives to suit working with distant subject matter. Greatly benefitting this lens' reach is the incorporation of image stabilization, which works to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 3.5 shutter speed steps to support handheld use in low-light conditions.

An STM stepping focus motor is also integrated into the lens' design to provide smooth, quiet, and fast focusing performance that is ideally-suited to video applications as well as tracking moving subjects. The rear focusing system, high-speed CPU, and an enhanced AF algorithm also contribute to quickened overall AF speeds. Full-time manual focus is also supported to permit fine-tuning of focus even while working in AF modes. Additionally, the front lens section does not rotate during focusing to better facilitate the use of polarizing filters.

Compact, powerful telephoto zoom
Taking you closer to the action, the EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM is the perfect companion for your EOS’s 18-55mm standard zoom lens, and ideal for wildlife, sports and travel photography. It combines powerful telephoto performance with great image quality and instinctive handling.

Optical Image Stabilizer
To help maintain sharpness, the EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM incorporates Canon’s Image Stabilizer technology. This allows shutter speeds up to 3.5 stops slower than normal to be used while protecting against the effects of camera shake – great in low light or when shooting at long zoom settings. Panning detection automatically turns off stabilisation in either the horizontal or vertical direction, helping convey a sense of speed when photographing moving subjects.

STM technology
The EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM features stepping motor (STM) technology for smooth, quiet continuous focusing when capturing video with your EOS and fast, accurate AF when shooting photos. STM focusing is so quiet that it’s not picked up by the camera’s microphone, leaving your video soundtracks free of unwanted distractions.

Delivering superb image quality
The EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM uses a UD (Ultra-low Dispersion) glass element and Super Spectra lens coatings to deliver crisp, sharp, high-contrast images throughout the zoom range. A seven-bladed aperture diaphragm increases the quality of out-of-focus areas, so your subject stands out against a soft, blurred background.

Designed for great photography
A manual focus ring allows precise focus adjustments to be made quickly and easily at any time, while a closest focusing distance of 0.85m enables photography of small subjects. A non-rotating front element makes using filters straightforward.

Key Features

  • Get close to distant subjects, like wildlife and sport
  • Smooth, quiet STM focusing when shooting movies
  • Image Stabilizer reduces blur from camera shake
  • Lightweight, compact design you can take everywhere
  • Easy-to-use design that delivers superb image quality

Product Specification

Performance
Focal Length
  • 55 - 250mm
  • Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 88 - 400 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/4 - 5.6
Camera Mount Type Canon EF-S
Format Compatibility Canon (APS-C)
Angle of View 27° 50' - 6° 15'
Minimum Focus Distance 2.79' (85 cm)
Magnification 0.29x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:3.45
Elements/Groups 15 / 12
Diaphragm Blades 7
Features
Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes
Physical
Filter Thread Front: 58 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.76 x 4.38" (70 x 111.2 mm)
Weight 13.23 oz (375 g)

This product includes:

  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens
  • E-58 II 58mm Lens Cap
  • Lens Dust Cap E (Rear)

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- Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM 1.4x Extender Lens
- Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
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- 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
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