Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
High performance all-purpose 5.6x 24-136mm equivalent EF-S standard zoom
4 stop Image Stabilizer
Automatic panning and tripod detection
0.35m close focusing
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- High performance all-purpose 5.6x 24-136mm equivalent EF-S standard zoom
- 4 stop Image Stabilizer
- Automatic panning and tripod detection
- 0.35m close focusing
- UD and aspherical lenses
- Super Spectra coatings
- 7-blade aperture
- Optional lens hood
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High performance flexible wide angle zoom
With an effective focal length range of approximately 24-136mm (35 mm equivalent), the Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM is a lens that delivers outstanding flexibility while delivering remarkable image quality. With its wider angle than many comparable lenses, it captures more of the scene and adds a greater sense of space and perspective to your photography.
The Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM features Canon’s 4-stop Image Stabilizer (IS). Ideal for handheld work, the IS function allows the use of shutter speeds up to 4 stops slower without causing image blur. The Image Stabilizer helps when shooting in low light conditions or from moving vehicles.
Looks as good as it performs
The Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM features a textured exterior finish for a high quality look and feel, that matches your EOS camera.
Ultra fast, ultra quiet auto focus
The ring USM (Ultrasonic motor) uses ultrasonic frequency vibrations to drive responsive, near-silent high speed auto focus. The ring type USM allows full time manual focus override without having to switch out of AF, for a greater level of usability.
Super Spectra coatings
Lens elements are treated with Canon’s Super Spectra lens coating which suppresses flare and prevents ghosting – which is more likely to occur with digital cameras due to reflection off the image sensor. Canon’s Super Spectra coating also helps achieve true colour balance and increase contrast for vivid hi-fidelity images.
Creative background blur
A 7 blade circular aperture enables photographers to achieve a beautiful background blur; ideal for isolating your subject from the background.
35mm film equivalent focal length
Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl)
74º 10′ – 15º 25′, 53º 30′- 10º 25′, 84º 30′ – 18º 25′
Lens construction (elements/groups)
No. of diaphragm blades
Closest focusing distance (m)
Maximum magnification (x)
0.21 (at 85mm)
Filter diameter (mm)
Max. diameter x length (mm)
81.6 x 87.5
Magnification – Extension Tube EF12 II
0.44 – 0.155¹
Magnification – Extension Tube EF25 II
E-72U / E-72II
AF actuator – ¹ Full time Manual focus
Minimum aperture – ¹ Minimum aperture if using 1/3stop increments
Magnification – Extension Tube EF12 II – ¹ Not compatible at wide angles