With a 35mm equivalent focal length range of 16-32mm, this lens offers a wide zoom lens perspective.
*Recommendations are based only on the features necessary to perform the application successfully and do not take into account the relative image quality of different lenses
Wide expanses and panoramas can be captured with this focal length. For this application aperture settings will usually vary from f5.6 and smaller and cameras will usually be tripod mounted.
ASP (Aspherical Lens)
The aspherical lens complex allows freedom of design, improved performance, a reduced number of component lenses and a compact size.
HSM (Hyper-Sonic Motor)
This lens uses a motor driven by ultrasonic waves to provide a quiet, highspeed AF.
IF (Inner Focus)
To ensure stability in focusing, this lens moves the inner lens group or groups without changing the lens' physical length.
EX (EX Lens)
The exterior of this lens is EX-finished to denote the superior build and optical quality, and to enhance its appearance.
DC (DC Lens)
These are special lenses designed so that the image circle matches the smaller size of the image sensor of most digital SLR cameras. Their specialized design gives these lenses the ideal properties for digital cameras, the compact and lightweight construction is an added bonus ! including compact and lightweight construction.
Specifications35mm equivalent focal length range: 16-32mmLens perspective: Wide zoom lensMinimum aperture: f22Image stabilisation: NoneHyper-Sonic motor: YesSpecial lens elements: 2 ELD glass and 1 SLD glassFilter size: 82mmWeight: 520gDimensions: 87.3 x 88.2Maximum magnification: 1:6.6Recommended applications: Landscapes