Watch Canon’s Image Stabilization Working from Inside the Lens

by on July 16, 2013

in Canon

Anyone who has used a lens with image stabilization can easily recall the cool effect when looking through the viewfinder and press the shutter button halfway down. Those shaky shots suddenly become very stable – with almost a feeling that your lens is floating in some sort of fluid.

This short video shows the components inside of Canon’s 18-55mm IS lens operating with front element of the lens removed. As you can see, it’s a combination of springs and servos that deliver that fluid stabilization. I found myself watching this over and over.

[Camera Technica via The Digital Picture]

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