Is Canon EOS 300D and Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 IS compatible?

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Canon EOS 300D

Canon EOS 300D
Released: 2003
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)
6,3 Megapixels
3072 x 2048 pixels

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 IS

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 IS
Released: 2007
Normal Lens (zoom)
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 18-55 mm
Aperture: f/3,5-5,6

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: October 2023

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together. Here is a longer answer:

Canon all the way

The possibility to combine these two products is great since both Canon EOS 300D and Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 IS are manufactured by Canon.

Optimized for each other

Some lenses are optimized for a smaller APS-C sensor. Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 IS is such a lens, requiring an APS-C sensor, and this is exactly the sensor you will find inside Canon EOS 300D.

Focal Length

The Canon camera has a sensor of type APS-C, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.6x.

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
18-55 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
29-88 mm

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Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Canon EOS 300D
645 gram

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3,5-5,6 IS
200 gram

Together they have a total weight of 845 gram (equal to 1,86 lb).