What does usm mean on a canon camera lens?

Answer Canon, the leader in the D-SLR market, makes a wide variety of lenses. Some of its lenses bear the letters "USM" on them, which stands for ultrasonic motor.What is USM?An ultrasonic motor lens has ... Read More »

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Why does my basic camera have a wide angle lens I bought a canon 8mp camera and the lens is wide angle leaving shots of boxed shaped items to be curved.?

Two possible answers:1. If the curve is really exaggerated and really rounds boxes so they tend to look like a ball that "kind of" have four corners, then you may have a "fisheye" lens.2. Some less... Read More »

Will the zoom lens from your Canon SLR camera work on a Canon digital camera?

In short, yes.More specifically, as long your zoom lens is an "EF" mount lens, it will work with all Canon Digital-SLR models from the EOS line. You can determine if a lens is an EF mount from the ... Read More »

What does usm mean on a canon lens?

Obviously depends on quality of the pictures, but you should get about 300-500.

Does a Quantaray 500 mm lens fit a Canon camera?

Quantaray manufactures two types of universal 500 mm manual focus telephoto lenses. One is a traditional long lens and the other is the more compact mirror lens. In order to operate either lens wit... Read More »