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Recommended Lenses for Canon T3 / 1100D

The new entry level DSLR Canon T3 / 1100D comes with 18-55mm IS II Lens, The EOS Rebel T3 / 1100D is compatible with all Canon lenses in the EF and EF-S lineup, ranging from ultra-wide angle to super telephoto lenses.

Recommended Lenses for T3 / 1100D


The Best Canon Portrait LensCanon EF 50mm f/1.8II

The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens is about as cheap as you can get a lens for – and its quality is very sharp, Very good for low-light and portrait shooting. –  lightest lens Canon makes.

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Recommended Canon Lenses for Portrait Photography

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Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens is a very nice lens, the EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM offers true macro performance in the EF-S lens series. Having an effective focal length of approximately 96mm in 35mm format, it produces breathtaking close-up results.

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Zoom Lens

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS – The compact and affordable EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS offers a good telephoto performance. Center of the lens performance is best, the lens performance degrades a bit at the wide-end and long-end. The AF is slow but focus accuracy is not a problem.

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94 comments to Recommended Lenses for Canon T3 / 1100D

  • admin

    Hi Sumit,

    Sorry for late reply

    1. Tamron images are bit sharp compared to Canon. (+ more sharp at wide end)
    2. STM technology fully works in 650D and 700D. Old verison of Canon DSLR doesn’t support STM Lenses.
    3. If you are a video shooter, you should buy lenses with STM technology to avoid AF noise while recording the videos.

  • Canon Kick

    Thanks for your valuable advice, I purchased all the lens you have recommended thanks again.

  • arghya

    i want to buy a budget macro lens.can you give me some advice?i will use it manly for taking photo of stamps and coins.

  • Jagadish

    currently i am having canon rebel t3 with 18-55mm len and macro 50mm 1.8f len.
    i am trying to shoot with zoom but it is not coming closer in above lens. planning to buy some budgeted zoom len compatible with my camera. please suggest.

  • admin

    Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS is best budget zoom lens, as mentioned in the article for your DSLR.

  • Juan

    i am using canon 1100D and is much excited to take pictures of the moon.
    what lens could i possibly use?

    i am looking forward for your most favorable response.

    thank you 😀

  • admin

    Buy Canon EF 70-300mm IS Lens and tripod to get clear moon image.

  • JIten

    Hi All,

    My Canon ef s 18 55mm f 3.5 5.6 iii broken and now I am looking buy a new lenses, Can you guys advise me what type of lance I can buy for my Canon 1100D.

  • admin

    The EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS is a very useful kit lens, the cost in India is approx 34K

  • hi.. am using.. canon 1100d .. nd i have.. 18-55 , 55-250 , nd a 50 mm lens..

    nd nw am going for.. tamron 18-200 without VR .. need reviews for that lens.. 🙂

    thnk you. 🙂

  • Juan

    Thank you so much for your response.

    However, would it be possible to use Canon EF 75-300mm F4-5.6 III and get a clear image of the moon?

    How about a Tamron, what lens can be used for capturing moon images using Canon 1100D?

    Thank you.

  • Julie

    Hi can I use a cannon ef 75-300mm f/4-5.6 II with my eos 1100d

  • Lauren

    hello! Would the 1100D be ok as a starting point with portrait photography? I have the included 18-55mm lens but thinking about a 50mm lens and a lens with 80-135mm as the max just not sure.. Looking to upgrade in future so I would want lenses to be compatible.. So much info out there, just looking for opinions 🙂

  • admin

    Yep 50 mm lens us best for shooting portraits and EF-S 18-135mm will cover all your photography needs.

  • Anthony

    I’m using a canon 1100D. Thinking of getting a lens wide enough to take in door photograpy. Mostly for interior design shots. Is EF-S 18-135mm wide enough for this purpose ? Otherwise what is the best choice.


  • Asif

    Heyy, which lens should i purchase to blur the background more efficiently for distant objects?

  • Arun

    Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS MARK II LENS
    will this lens suit for Canon EOS 1100D

  • lia

    Dear, admin!
    Please help me I need to know which among the below is best suited for canon 1100D and combination camera Mark 5D III,the Ultra-wide angle lens Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM for the photography ?


  • Im useing EOS Rebel T3. I want to take closeups of Deer and other wild life in the woods and fields.. I think I need something that can bring my shots up close. Say 250 to 300 yards. Recomendations please?

  • admin

    You need Zoom lens – Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS
    Or for more zoom – Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens for Canon EOS SLR Cameras

  • Do both the EF-S-55-250mm F/4-5.6 IS and EF-70-300mmf/4-5.6 IS usm lens have the image Stablizer system?

  • Do both of these lens have the image stablizer system

  • admin

    Yes, But the 75-300mm lens also has a non-IS version… I have given you the link of IS version lens

    Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens for Canon EOS SLR Cameras
    IS – means image stabilization , USM – Ultra sonic motor

  • patty

    Hi , I’ve just purchased a used Cannon Rebel EOS T3…body only. I want a multi purpose lens. I’m a beginner ..but i want to start breaking into photography. I travel a lot so like taking photos of street art, buildings, food, sunsets, and the just fun portrait shots of people. I’d like to play with lighting and blurring backgrounds. Any suggestions on lenses. Is there 1 lens that might cover the basics of all this? Or perhaps 2 lenses. I don’t want to spend a lot of money on this…since i am just beginnig. Any help would be great.

  • Krishna

    I want have a wide angle as well as zoom lens in my canon recommendtion pls

  • Krishna

    please read canon as cannon 1100 d in the above message

  • Dennis Buckman

    Have a Cannon T3 that has seen very little use. Have the EFS 18-55 mm lens, and 75-300 lens. Would like to get “closer” than the 75-300 lens affords, for wildlife and those “need to reach out” situations. What would you suggest?

  • Jessica

    I have the 1100D w/kit lens,55-250mm f/4-5.6 and a 50 prime. I am interested in portrait photography and looking to be able to possibly do interior/real estate photography. I want to take my photography to the next level w/o changing the camera body; Any ideas on which would be my next best lens, that is affordable?

  • Michele

    I have the Canon EOS Rebel T3 with the 18-15mm (macro .25m 10.8ft) and the Zoom Lens EF 75-300mm(1.5ft/4.9ft). My daughter plays club and school soccer. I am wanting a lens that will get me the close up pictures even when they are on the opposite end. I get pretty good pics with the 75-300. Is there any lens that is better though?

  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm F4-5.6 IS Zoom Lens

    Is it suitable for 1100D EOS

  • admin

    Yes… it’s 100% suitable

  • Jerry

    I am planning to buy a Canon 50mm 1.8 STM lens for my Canon 1100D. Will it work on my device or should i go for the normal Canon 50mm 1.8 II ? I might be also upgrade the body but in far future, but as of now want it for Canon 1100D.

  • Don

    I have a Rebel T3, I found a used telephoto lens 70 – 150 mm, it has a number 50959 on the side as well as T1006, will this work on my camera?

  • admin

    All EF-S lenses will work with your camera.

  • Anne

    Hello, I have an EOS Rebel T3. My husband bought me a new lens, a EF 50mm f/1.8 stm. When I screw this lens on, it sounds like it is scraping. Is this lens not compatible with this camera?
    Thank you in advance!

  • arun

    Hi can I use sigma 70-300 f/4-5.6 macro telephoto zoom lens with my canon eos 1100d

  • admin

    The lens creates too much noise while doing AF, but it’s 100% compatible with your camera.

  • admin

    Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Lens for Canon EOS will work with your Canon DSLR

  • Hemantkumar Kulkarni

    Hello there ! I have Canon 1100d with 18-55 & 55-250 lenses. Now looking for suitable lens to take closeup shots of very small creatures/ flowers and other such very small things. Please suggest suitable MICRO Lens for me.

  • admin

    @Hemantkumar Kulkarni

    As I have mentioned in the post the Best Macro Lens for Canon APS-C sensor camera is Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM.

  • sam

    Hi there!, i have an canon 1100D with 18-55 lens. Now i am looking for a suitable lens to take portrait pictures and at the same time landscape that is sharp and vibrant.

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