Exceptional zoom range for all EF-S mount bodies
Superb image quality
Lightweight and compact
Image Stabilizer - up to 3 stops compensation
Fast near-silent USM AF
Super Spectra coatings
The EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM provides an effective focal length range of approximately 27-136mm in 35mm format. This provides plenty of framing options, making it the perfect all-purpose lens that allows you to express your creativity in a vast range of shooting situations.
Light and fast
This is the cheapest I have seen this lens.