About the lens image stabilizer – Canon EOS 60D User Manual
When you use the IS lens’ built-in Image Stabilizer, camera shake is
corrected to obtain a less blurred shot. The procedure explained here is
based on the EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens as an example.
* IS stands for Image Stabilizer.
Set the IS switch to <1>.
Set also the camera’s power switch to
Press the shutter button halfway.
The Image Stabilizer will operate.
Take the picture.
When the picture looks steady in the
viewfinder, press the shutter button
completely to take the picture.
About the Lens Image Stabilizer
The Image Stabilizer may not be effective if the subject moves at the time
The Image Stabilizer may not be effective for excessive shaking such as
on a rocking boat.
The Image Stabilizer can operate with the lens focus mode switch set to
either <AF> or <MF>.
If the camera is mounted on a tripod, you can save battery power by
switching the IS switch to <2>.
The Image Stabilizer can operate even when the camera is mounted on
Some IS lenses enable you to switch the IS mode manually to suit the
shooting conditions. However, the following lenses switch the IS mode
• EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
• EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
• EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
• EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS