Canon T6i Lenses Buying Tips

The Canon T6i is part of the DSLR camera series produced by Canon. The T6i incorporates a 24.2-megapixel sensor which is an improvement of 6 megapixels from the T5i and T4i models. Below are the best lenses to use with the Canon T6i including an analysis of their features that make them suited for use with the Canon T6i.

Canon T6i lenses

Canon 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

With this lens, Canon focused on video recording. The lens uses Stepping Motor Technology (STM) to reduce noise during video shooting. The STM makes this lens smoother to operate and quieter than other non-STM lenses. The lens also produces a sharper focus during photo shooting and less distortion of images. Image stabilization on the lens offers a better focus in low light conditions. Weighing 204.12 grams, the Canon 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 STM lens is a great choice for novice video recording. However, some distortions at the wide angle make the lens a challenge for use in professional video recording.

Canon 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Image taken with the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f-4.5-5.6 IS-STM Lens

This is a wide-angle lens focusing on the low end of the consumer market. The market was released in 2014. Similar to the Canon 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 STM lens, the Canon 10-18 mm f/4/5-5.6 lens uses STM for noise reduction during video shooting. The lens has a focal length of 16 to 28.8 mm. However, with an aperture of f/4-5.6, it is challenging to capture images in low light using this lens. However, the lens also has a four-step process for stabilizing the image in low light conditions. The lens solves the challenge of image distortion in wide angle videos experiences with the Canon 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 STM lens. The lens weighs 240.97 grams making it easily portable. However, the lens’s plastic construction makes it vulnerable to breaking in case it falls. Moreover, the lens is more expensive than the Canon 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 STM lens making it less suitable for everyday photo shooting and video recording.

Another great way to get these lenses is by buying the Canon T6i bundle package. The Canon T6i bundle comes with a host of accessories that help you save money and get started quickly. You can find two lenses bundle and one lens depending on your budget.