Unleash the picture power of your digital SLR with this remarkable new compact, lightweight all-in-one zoom lens. Covering an impressive 10.7X, wide-to-long-telephoto zoom range on both full-frame and APS-C format digital SLRs it gets down to an incredible 0.49m(19.3") at 300mm in Macro mode for dramatic frame-filling close-ups. And to optimize its outstanding real-world image quality we've built in our new high-tech, state-of-the-art VC (Vibration Compensation) system. The cutting-edge 18-element 13-group design of the 28-300mm VC lens incorporates XR (extra refractive-index), LD (low dispersion) and AD (anomalous dispersion) glass as well as hybrid and GM (glass molded) aspherical elements to deliver exquisite sharpness and color correction over its extended range. The esteemed Di (Digitally Integrated) designation is your assurance of optimum digital and analog imaging performance. Capturing razor sharp handheld images just got a whole lot easier and better. MOUNT COMPATIBLE CANON.