EF-M LENS Instructions
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Lens mount index
Zoom position index
for purchasing a Canon product.
EF-M18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens is a 3x
lens developed for interchangeable-lens digital
with EF-M lenses*.
Only the fol lowin g came ras are compa tibl e with EF -M len ses (as
for Image Stabilizer .
for stepping motor .
look at the sun or a bright light source through the
Doing so could result in vision loss or blindness.
is attached to the camera or not, do not leave
under the sun without the lens cap attached. This
prevent the lens from concentrating the sun’s rays, which
lens is taken from a cold environment into a warm
may develop on the lens surface and
T o prevent condensation in this case, first
lens into an airtight plastic bag before taking it from a
warm environment. Then take out the lens after it has
. Do the same when taking the lens from a
into a cold one.
leave the lens in excessive heat such as in a car in
High temperatures can cause the lens to
refer to the handling cautions found in your
in this instruction
W arning to prevent lens or camera malfunction or
Supplementary notes on using the lens and taking
complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is
the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause
and (2) this device must accept any interference
interference that may cause undesired operation.
make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless
in the instructions. If such changes or modifications
made, you could be required to stop operation of the
has been tested and found to comply with the limits for
B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses
radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used
with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to
, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
If this equipment does cause harmful interference
or television reception, which can be determined by turning
off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
one or more of the following measures:
relocate the receiving antenna.
separation between the equipm ent and receiver .
dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
and Detaching the Lens
camera’s instructions for details on mounting and
the lens, place the lens with the rear end
prevent the lens surface and contacts from getting
contacts get soiled, scratched, or have fingerprints on
or faulty connections can result. The camera
may not operate properly .
contacts get soiled or have fingerprints on them, clean
a soft cloth.
remove the lens, cover it with the dust cap. T o attach
, align the lens mount index and the index of the
cap as shown in the diagram , and turn clockw ise. (fi g. ❷)
o remove it, reverse the order.
urn the lens’ zoom ring to adjust the size of the photo field or
shots, turn the zoom ring toward the wide end.
turn the zoom ring toward the telephoto end.
to finish zooming before focusing. Zooming after
affect the focus.
temporarily occur if the zoom ring is quickly
still image exposure will result in delayed
causes any streaks of light that are captured
to be blurred.
camera’s focus mode is set to [MF], focus manually by
focusing ring (fig. ❹).
the focusing ring may result in delayed focus.
is set using the camera. Please refer to the
in [AF+MF] mode, focus manually by
shutter button halfway and turning the focusing
is equipped with an Image Stabilizer . This function
shake, allowing users to capture sharp images.
Image Stabilizer automatically provides optimal image
on shooting conditions (such as shooting
and following shots). Please set the Image Stabilizer
OFF using the camera settings. See your camera’s
Stabilizer cannot compensate for a blurred shot
a subject that moved.
Stabilizer may not be fully effective if you shoot
violently shaking vehicle or other transportation.
Stabilizer consumes more power than normal
fewer shots can be taken if you use the
a still subject, it compensates for camera
for vertical camera shake during following
a horizontal direction, and compensates for
shake during following shots in a vertical
use a tripod, the Image Stabilizer should be
to save battery power.
a monopod, the Image Stabilizer will be as
during hand-held shooting.
, depending on the shooting environment, the
effect may be less effective.
IS Function (Movie shooting only)
f/3.5-5.6 IS STM is equipped with dynamic IS,
effective when shooting while
walking since it expands the IS range.
IS at the wide end.
when the camera is set to Movie