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Yongnuo Mirrorless Camera YN450

Yongnuo Mirrorless Camera YN450

Well, that’s quite some news right? Yongnuo is not kidding lately! Here is a preview of the YN450 latest announcement before future tests and post updates. Stay in touch! EDIT 7/6/19: Unfortunately, (I knew the product was not viable as is), the Yongnuo YN450 has some issues and will not be released in the US market yet. Yongnuo did not get the Network Access License (NAL) and thus cannot sell the product outside China. There are also other issues with…

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Yongnuo Lens 85mm f/1.8N (Nikon)

Yongnuo Lens 85mm f/1.8N (Nikon)

As we hoped, Yongnuo finally released the Nikon version of its 85mm F/1.8 lens. The Canon version was released a little over two years ago (February 2017), so it’s a long wait in between (Yongnuo used to wait six months/one year before releasing the same lens in the Nikon mount). See it on Amazon Little official information on the Yongnuo 85mm f/1.8N, but it would seem that the two lenses are extremely similar, if not totally the same. The picture…

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YN600EX-RT II: One of the best flash from Yongnuo!

YN600EX-RT II: One of the best flash from Yongnuo!

The Yongnuo YN600EX-RT II is one the the best Flash from Yongnuo. This is a really powerful flash (Guide Number = 60m or 197ft) that should please all your needs like wedding photography, culinary photography, or just for all day photos. See it on Amazon The YN600-EX-RT II is compatible with Canon wireless radio RT system that is used by the similar flash from Canon (Canon EX 600 II-RT). By the way, RT means Radio Transmission. The flash is TTL…

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2019 Yongnuo Macro Lens YN60mm F/2 NE (Nikon)

2019 Yongnuo Macro Lens YN60mm F/2 NE (Nikon)

In 2018 Yongnuo released its first 60mm Macro lens for Canon DSLR cameras. Today, Yongnuo is announcing the same lens with a Nikon mount, the “YN60mm F/2 NE Nikon“. See it on Amazon The two lenses look very similar, and we pretty much cannot spot any differences. MF: Manual Focus The 60mm f/2 Macro lens family from Yongnuo are Manual Focus lenses. Yongnuo decided to get rid of the USB port on the YN60mm f/2 Canon mount. The firmware could…

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2019 Yongnuo Flash YN-14EX-II (Macro)

2019 Yongnuo Flash YN-14EX-II (Macro)

The new macro ring flash from Yongnuo comes with four professional color temperatures filters. Filters colors are white, red, fluorescent green and warm yellow. The filters are magnetic so you can easily put them in place and remove them after use. The flash will also come with a transport case. Soon on Amazon The first generation of the YN14EX was released on 2014. It was a great bargain, because the only viable macro ring light solution on the market at…

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Test: Eneloop 1900mAh BK-3MCCE (4th Generation)

Test: Eneloop 1900mAh BK-3MCCE (4th Generation)

We all need batteries to operate our flashes. Using non-rechargeable batteries can quickly turn into hell. First, this is not very green (not ecological), and after a while it represents a significant budget (not economical). I have been using only rechargeable batteries at home for a few years now. Today I’ll be talking about one of the bestseller from Eneloop (Panasonic), the 4th generation of 1900mAh Ni-MH AA batteries (LR6), model BK-3MCCE. See it on Amazon 1- Who is Eneloop?…

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Test: Eneloop Charger BQ-CC55 (Panasonic)

Test: Eneloop Charger BQ-CC55 (Panasonic)

After testing Eneloop batteries (as well as Amazon Basics batteries) I finally decided to buy a charger (I was using a 10-year-old Ni-MH charger until then). My eyes stopped on the Panasonic BQ-CC55 (Eneloop). We will see what this intelligent charger brings in new features compared to the older versions. See it on Amazon Once you start using rechargeable batteries, you won’t come back to normal batteries. I use rechargeable batteries in my flashes, my Xbox oneĀ  controllers, my massage…

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Pancake Yongnuo Lens YN40mm f/2.8N (Nikon)

Pancake Yongnuo Lens YN40mm f/2.8N (Nikon)

An interesting lens from Yongnuo for Nikon users (the canon version is not yet available). The Yongnuo yn40mm f/2.8N is a pancake lens (small and lightweight) that cost lest than $100 and will please many photographers. See it on Amazon PS: You may want to update the firmware as soon as you receive your lens, as many users reported an autofocus issue that seemed to be fixed the the updated firmware. Download and install the firmware of the yn40mm f/2.8N…

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Yongnuo Lens 50mm f/1.8 II (Canon)

Yongnuo Lens 50mm f/1.8 II (Canon)

The 50mm f/1.8 was the first lens made by Yongnuo, and it was released back in 2014 with a price tag of $50. Today Yongnuo announced an improved version of this nifty-fifty versatile and easy to use lens: the YN50mm f/1.8 II (Canon mount). See it on Amazon Hopefully with a Mark II, we can expect improvements, so let’s check out the specifications: New mechanical structure Metal ring Minimum focus distance of 0.35m That’s thin. As a reminder, check out…

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Yongnuo Lens YN35mm F/1.4 (Canon mount)

Yongnuo Lens YN35mm F/1.4 (Canon mount)

A new addition to the Yongnuo lens family arrives: The 35mm f/1.4 Canon mount. See it on Amazon Yongnuo continues to extend its range and release its third f/1.4 lens, after the 50mm F/1.4 Canon and the 50mm f/1.4 Nikon E. The design reminds of the Yongnuo 60mm f/2 macro. The construction is pretty similar. 35mm lenses are pretty common and really close to human vision. Prime lenses are usually better quality than zoom, lighter and less subject to damage….

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