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Yongnuo 35mm F/1.4 DF UWM (Ultrasonic)

Yongnuo 35mm F/1.4 DF UWM (Ultrasonic)

Yongnuo announced a new 35mm f/1.4 lens for Canon cameras called YN35mm F/1.4 DF UWM. This new 35mm lens “DF UWM” is Ultrasonic. UWM  stands for Ultrasonic Wave Motor. The Canon Equivalent is USM (Ultrasonic Motor). This is the fourth 35mm lens from Yongnuo, after the 35mm f/2C,the 35mm f/1.4C, and the 35mm f/2N. Any Difference? Nothing much to add on this lens, it look like the previous 35mm f/1.4, and just add the ultrasonic motor and a USB port…

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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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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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Yongnuo 50mm f/1.4N E (Nikon)

Yongnuo 50mm f/1.4N E (Nikon)

Yongnuo continues to expand its lens range and this time offers us a 50mm f/1.4 Nikon with a F-mount. See it on Amazon Not much new on the data sheet. It looks like most of the Yongnuo lenses. This is an auto-focusing lens with a built-in electromagnetic aperture that support the usual shooting modes (M/Av/Tv/P/B). The large f/1.4 aperture is the maximum aperture to date on a Yongnuo product (this is the second f/1.4 lens after the YN50mm F/1.4C (Canon))….

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Yongnuo 14mm f/2.8N (Nikon)

Yongnuo 14mm f/2.8N (Nikon)

See it on Amazon According to the first images, the Yongnuo 14mm f/2.8N (Nikon version) uses the same body as the Canon version. Only the mount differs, as well as the red border for Canon and Yellow for Nikon. The autofocus/manual switch, the focus distance window and the micro-USB port to update the firmware are in both version. Yongnuo seems to have used the same external elements for both mounts, as opposed to the previous lenses which differed a little….

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Lens: Yongnuo 100mm F/2N (Nikon)

Lens: Yongnuo 100mm F/2N (Nikon)

See it on Amazon The Yongnuo 100mm F/2N (Nikon) does not differ much from the Canon version. They look very similar and have the same specifications. You can see by yourself with the photos below. This is an autofocus lens, with a maximum aperture of F/2. More explanations on the aperture numbers here. The lens have a USB port to be able to update the lens firmware. Specifications of the Yongnuo 100mm f/2N Release date: October 2017 Lens structure: 6…

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Yongnuo Lens 60mm f/2 Macro

Yongnuo Lens 60mm f/2 Macro

See it on Amazon This Yongnuo 60mm F/2 Macro fits logically inside the Yongnuo product line, between 50mm and 85mm, just like the Canon’s lens range. Macros lenses are valuable because in addition to providing a magnification ratio of 1:1 (or more) when practicing macro photography, they are also generally gifted in other areas. The macro lenses (Canon mounts) available on the market as of today are the following: Canon 60mm F/2.8 USM ($399) Canon 100mm F/2.8 ($599) Sigma 105…

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Test: Yongnuo Lens 50mm f/1.8 (Canon)

Test: Yongnuo Lens 50mm f/1.8 (Canon)

See it on Amazon Now is the time to test it and give you a first glimpse. Is it really worth it? Is the price interesting compared to the Canon? Is the quality there? Presentation of the Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 The 50mm lenses are a must have in photography because it allows you to play on several fields (portraits, landscapes, night or low light photos, etc.) at a very reasonable price. Add a high optical quality (prime lenses) and a…

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