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Lens: Yongnuo 14mm f/2.8 (Canon)

Lens: Yongnuo 14mm f/2.8 (Canon)

See it on Amazon I’m really looking forward to discovering this new lens. I hope Yongnuo won’t disappoint us and offer us a superb wide angle lens. First of all: big surprise, the auto-focus! I personally expected a 14mm manual like the Tokina or Samyang model. The second surprise is the build quality. The first pictures give a really good impression, both in terms of design and manufacturing. I find similarities with the 14mm f/2.8L II USM from Canon, which…

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Test Yongnuo 35mm f/2 (Canon)

Test Yongnuo 35mm f/2 (Canon)

See it on Amazon Presentation of the Yongnuo 35 mm f/2 In the 35mm prime optics, the choice is not huge, so it’s a pleasure to have a new baby in the family. Is it worth it (or is the investment worth it)? That is what we will see. This Yongnuo 35mm f/2 arrived in July 2015 and follows the 50mm version arrived 6 months earlier. In the 35mm range, there are of course the high-end versions: Canon 35mm f/1.4…

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Test Yongnuo 85mm f/1.8 (Canon)

Test Yongnuo 85mm f/1.8 (Canon)

Fourth lens from Yongnuo, this 85mm is finally here. Let’s see what it got inside… See it on Amazon Edit May 27th 2019: The Nikon version if finally here, check it out! Presentation of the Yongnuo 85mm f/1.8 Let’s start with the packaging: the black and gold cardboard is quite impressive. This is the first time I see a 85mm this close, I was expecting to be a little more compact. To give you an idea, it is closer to…

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Yongnuo lens 50mm f/1.4 (Canon)

Yongnuo lens 50mm f/1.4 (Canon)

See it on Amazon Well, actually there is a bit of confusion about the 50mm f/1.4 from Yongnuo. There was a time, in 2014, were a 50mm 1.4 was announced and almost ready to hit the market. Unfortunately, without any known reasons (copyright infringement?), no one manage to get a copy. See below how this unreleased lens looked next to the Canon 50mm f/1.4: So, obviously today we are talking of a new lens (I won’t call it Mark II…

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Test: Yongnuo Lens 100mm F/2 (Canon)

Test: Yongnuo Lens 100mm F/2 (Canon)

See it on Amazon Presentation of the Yongnuo 100mm f/2 So, I was lucky to get the lens a few days after it came out on the market, and get it delivered the same day. I bought it on Amazon for $165. Pretty surprised during the unboxing, Yongnuo did not include a lens cover this time, nor a lens hood. Too bad, I started to get used to it. On the user manual though, Yongnuo tells you to buy the…

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