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Yongnuo Unveils the YN 85mm f/1.8R DF DSN Lens for Canon RF

Yongnuo has introduced the YN 85mm f/1.8R DF DSM mirrorless lens for Canon RF mount. The corporate claims that whereas the lens boasts a small and light-weight physique, it doesn’t skimp out on high quality efficiency.

Noticed by Photo Rumors, the 67 by 88mm lens weighs solely 380 grams, retails for $398, and is designed for shooters who work in conditions the place they’re holding the system for lengthy hours like wedding ceremony and occasion pictures and videography.

Much like Canon’s first-party RF lenses, Yongnuo’s lens includes a programmable management ring that may help capabilities equivalent to aperture, shutter pace, and ISO, and supposedly permits customers to rapidly regulate the corresponding settings to enhance the “artistic effectivity.” This new lens additionally features a “click on” swap that, as soon as enabled, makes changes on the management ring “have a transparent sense of drugs and an precise ‘Click on’ sound” so customers can clearly determine when adjustments have been made. Disabling the button will return the management ring to a silent working mode.

The lens specs state it has a digitally managed stepping motor (DSM) with a fast begin and cease response which ends up in what Yongnuo claims is correct and quick autofocus in addition to quiet operation. The lens’s optical construction consists of seven aperture blades, 9 lenses in eight teams (together with a low-dispersion lens) with a nano-multilayer coating designed to suppress black-light ghosts and glares, and options an aperture vary of f/1.8 to f/16. The corporate additionally claims the lens is dust- and waterproof because of a rubber gasket ring on the lens mount which it says successfully protects the lens from any mud or water droplets from coming into the system and touching the gold-plated contacts as soon as mounted.

The YN 85mm f/1.8R DF DSM has a minimal focusing distance of 0.8 meters (31.5 inches), a 58mm filter thread, and a 28.83-degree diagonal, 16.5-degrees vertical, and 24.12-degree horizontal viewing angle vary. Moreover, the lens is able to accepting firmware updates by plugging it straight into a pc utilizing a USB Kind-C connection on the base of the lens.

The 85mm f/1.8R DF DSN Lens for Canon RF Mirrorless programs from Yongnuo is at the moment out there on Amazon and the Yongnuo Webstore for $398 and comes packaged with a lens hood, and entrance and rear lens caps.

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