What is the 18-135mm lens good for?

Unlike the 18-55mm version, the 18-135mm is able to handle decent level wildlife and sports photography. It’s also the perfect lens for shooting portraits with your Canon DSLR camera. You can even shoot wildlife close-ups like the image below with the 18-135.

Is 18-135mm a good lens for video?

I’ve been using it professionally for two years, and have been thoroughly impressed by its image quality, color rendition, and ease of use. Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens. A tremendously flexible, do all lens for shooting video.

What is the sweet spot for a Canon 18-135mm lens?

The sweet spot of the lens is reached at 35mm with very good figures across the image field. The border quality is very poor at 70mm and 135mm again. It improves at f/8 and f/11 but the corner quality remains rather unimpressive.

WHAT is STM good for?

Canon STM lenses have very quiet autofocusing making them great for video but are slower at getting focus compared to USM lenses. STM has to do with Stepper Motor technology, and the power comes from the camera body, not from the lens itself. The Canon STM system was developed specifically for filming video.

Is the Canon 18-135 a full frame lens?

Multiplying 18-135mm by 1.6x yields 28.8-216mm, the full frame 35mm format camera angle of view equivalent for this lens. The list of uses for these focal lengths is as long as the focal length range itself.

Is 18 55mm better than 18 135mm?

The EF-S 18-55 IS II is the old lens. The newer EF-S 18-55 STM is much better at videography because with the newer stepping motor STM, it autofocuses AF’s much more smoothly and quietly. The 18-135 mm is a 7.5x long zoom range. Much bigger, longer and heavier too.

Is STM vs USM?

USM vs STM USM lenses are much faster than STM lenses, which makes USM a better choice for action photographers, street photographers, and wildlife photographers. USM lenses also offer smoother manual focusing, given the mechanical connection between the focus ring and the focusing mechanism.

Why are STM lenses cheaper?

When choosing between Canon STM vs USM lenses, consider that USM lenses are bigger, more expensive with a more precise focusing system, and tailored to professional photographers. The STM lenses use an older focusing system; they are cheaper, smaller, and quieter, the best choice for amateurs and video shooters.

Is 18 55mm better than 18-135mm?