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Understanding Codes on DSLR Camera Lenses

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On October - 4 - 2017

Understanding Codes - DSLR Camera Lenses

Understanding Codes - DSLR Camera Lenses



As we first enter the world of DSLR cameras, one of the confusing aspects is trying to translate the meaning in lens labels. In this entry, I would like to explain the various models of lenses and what that entails. For this entry, I will use Canon lenses as the case study.

– Canon EF-S 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Canon EF-S 18-55 mm f3.5-5.6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-55 mm f3.5-5.6 IS



This zoom lens is usually included as part of the entry DSLR (such as the Canon 1000D, 450D, 500D, and others) starter kit.

Canon EF-S: This means that this lens model is designed especially for DSLRs with cropped sensors (in comparison to the full frame sensors). These lenses cannot be mounted on a full frame DSLR body, such as the Canon 5D or 1Ds. Read the rest of this entry »

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