The Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Telephoto Zoom Lens is a powerful zoom lens featuring a 35mm equivalent of 88-400mm, allowing you to go from portrait length to telephoto in seconds. To keep images tack sharp, the lens features powerful image stabilization that minimizes camera shake by up to 3.5 shutter speed steps, allowing you to hand hold your camera, even in low-lighting conditions.
This EF-S 55-250 lens features an STM stepping focus motor that provides quick, quiet, and smooth autofocusing, making it a phenomenal lens for both stills and video. The EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens features one UD lens element that reduces chromatic aberration, helping to achieve excellent image quality with high resolution and contrast. The front element does not rotate, ensuring easy compatibility with accessories like polarizing filters, and full-time manual focus is available even while in AF mode.
Enhanced coatings on the lens elements deliver excellent color balance and minimize ghosting and flare, and a 7-blade circular aperture delivers beautiful, soft backgrounds. The EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens has a compact design thanks to a new six-group zoom system that provides a maximum magnification of 0.29x at the telephoto end and a minimum focusing distance of 2.79 ft./0.85m throughout the zoom range.