As you know, Yongnuo is a Hong Kong-based company dedicated to the design and manufacture of all kinds of photographic accessories, although the most popular among photographers was certainly the lighting, such as flash units.
For some years, however, it has also been dedicated to manufacturing targets that have been quite successful due to their value for money.
Recently, the brand unveiled a new lens, the YN 14mm 1: 2.8 for Canon and Nikon frames, and we thought it would be a good idea to consider what current goals you are using See the most interesting lenses.
As you can see, its lens catalog consists of a very bright fixed optics, ranging from the wide angle (with the mentioned 14 mm) to a short telephoto (100 mm), all with AF and Canon EF and Nikon Frames F (basically full) frame type which can, however, be used in models with APS-C sensor (applying the appropriate clipping factor). It is, as we have been counting since, optics that are almost identical to models of these brands, often referred to as “clones”.
Of course, about four years ago, when they started in this market , we asked ourselves if their goals were going to be mere clones of low price without great quality or they would be up to the task.
Well, beyond the ethical question about copying the work of others, it seems that time has proved right to the Chinese manufacturer that has built a reputation for its goals of low price but very decent quality . Here are our selection of the most outstanding:
YN 14 mm ƒ2,8
The recently introduced introduces the Yongnuo’s lower focal distance optics, which puts them in the ultra-wide angle range, a risky bet after launching models with much more conservative focus. Like all of its models, this YN 14mm 2 2.8 has features very similar to a Canon model (especially the Canon EF 14mm f / 2.8L II USM), but at a much lower price.
To check the optical quality, we still have to wait, but we can foresee that it is at the peak of its brothers and offers very acceptable results for the reduced price. What we know is its construction with twelve elements arranged in nine groups and a membrane with seven blades, the minimum focal distance is 20 cm, the cover 114 and the weight 780 grams.
YN 35 mm ƒ2
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