About this product:
Standard zoom lens with an Image Stabilizer and high zoom ratio. With the Image Stabilizer turned on, you can obtain sharp, natural-looking pictures in dim lighting without using flash or a tripod. Very handy for places where flash is prohibited. Uses ring-type USM for swift, silent autofocus and full-time manual focus. With a Close focusing distance of 20 in. (50cm). The lens consist of 16 elements in 12 groups and uses a 72mm filter size. The lens is 3.1” in diameter and 3.8” in length. It weighs in at 18.9oz. (540g). Outside material is a consumer grade plastic, with rubber focusing & zoom rings and has a metal mount. This is also the only non-L grade lens Canon makes at this zoom range for full-frame cameras.