Yongnuo YN 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Canon EF

Yongnuo YN 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Canon EF

Yongnuo YN 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Canon EF

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Product Highlights

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/18
  • AF/MF Switch
  • Gold-Plated Contacts
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 2.8'
  • Filter Diameter: 58mm
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Yongnuo 85mm f/1.8 overview

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Well-suited for portraiture, the YN 85mm f/1.8 Lens from Yongnuo is a short-telephoto prime designed for Canon EF-mount DSLRs. Pairing well with the slightly long focal length is a bright f/1.8 maximum aperture that benefits working in low-light as well as affords greater control over depth of field for selective focus control. An AF/MF switch on the lens barrel permits quick switching between focusing methods, and the lens can focus as closely as 2.8' to suit photographing close-up subjects. Additionally, gold-plated contacts permit working with all exposure modes as well as transferring lens information to the EXIF data.

Ideal portrait-length prime is designed for full-frame format Canon EF-mount DSLRs, however this lens can also be used with APS-C-format models where it will provide a 136mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture offers increased control over depth of field and also benefits working in a variety of lighting conditions.
An AF/MF switch on the lens barrel allows you to select focusing methods, with either setting allowing you to focus as closely as 2.8' away.
Gold-plated electronic contacts convey Exif data between camera and lens and also permit working M, Av, Tv, and P shooting modes.
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Yongnuo YN 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Canon EF
  • Front and Rear Lens Caps
  • Lens Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Yongnuo 85mm f/1.8 specs

    Focal Length 85mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/1.8
    Minimum: f/18
    Camera Mount Type Canon EF
    Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
    Angle of View 28.5°
    Minimum Focus Distance 2.79' (85 cm)
    Magnification 0.13x
    Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:7.69
    Optical Design 9 Elements in 6 Groups
    Autofocus Yes
    Filter Thread Front: 58 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.19 x 3.13" (81 x 79.5 mm)
    Weight 1.01 lb (460 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.4 x 4.4 x 4.3"

    Yongnuo 85mm f/1.8 reviews

    YN 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Canon EF is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 8.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good for the money, but not the best Zoom in close enough and you'll see green and purple traces around your subject.� This lens is good for the money, AF works well enough, but if you're a stickler for chromatic aberration, this is not the lens you want.
    Date published: 2018-01-29
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good lens not perfect I got this because it was the kind of lens that could get me the results I wanted. Although it is not perfect, and I have to do more work to get the result that I want it does eventually get the job done. For a Hobby Photographer its a good intro-portrait lens.
    Date published: 2017-07-25
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice lens I was a price point shopper and often disappointed with the result. Not the case today. I put it on my 80D and I am certain this will end up as my favorite lens.
    Date published: 2017-05-25
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Por ese precio, vale la pena! Un buen lente, un poco de aberracion cromatica en su maxima apertura, pero si que vale para hacer retratos. Por ese precio, vale la pena. Contruccion buena, plasticos de media calidad y sistema de enfoque bastante fluido.
    Date published: 2018-01-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! 1- the price is right! 2- fast and accurate focusing. 3- image quality is decent!
    Date published: 2017-09-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love It! It's sharp and the bokeh is really nice and the price was right.
    Date published: 2017-11-27
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lens seems to be pretty sharp at its sweet spots. Havent really had time to experiment and see all its capable of however thus far its pretty nice.AF works fine.
    Date published: 2017-04-28
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Money well spent I am very happy with the YN 85mm!
    Date published: 2017-05-30
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