Yongnuo has announced a faster, quieter version of its 35mm f/1.4 lens for Canon DSLRs

Aug 20, 2019

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Yongnuo has announced a faster, quieter version of its 35mm f/1.4 lens for Canon DSLRs

Aug 20, 2019

John Aldred

John Aldred is a photographer with over 20 years of experience in the portrait and commercial worlds. He is based in Scotland and has been an early adopter – and occasional beta tester – of almost every digital imaging technology in that time. As well as his creative visual work, John uses 3D printing, electronics and programming to create his own photography and filmmaking tools and consults for a number of brands across the industry.

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Chinese manufacturer, Yongnuo, has announced a new version of its 35mm f/1.4 lens for Canon DSLRs. It remains largely unchanged from the existing 35mm f/1.4 model for Nikon and Canon in design, except for the addition of the “Ultrasonic Wave Motor” (UWM) which should offer faster and quieter focusing performance than the previous model.

Other than the motor, the specs of the new Yongnuo YN35mm F1.4C DF UWM are essentially identical to the previous model Yongnuo YN35mm f/1.4 lens. It contains the same optical construction, same filter diameter, even the same dimensions, although it’s lost a little weight, dropping down from 810g to 700g.

So, when it comes to image quality, the two should essentially be the same. It’s set to ship some time in Q4 2019, although no price has yet been mentioned. The existing Yongnuo YN35mm f/1.4 lens sells for around $378, though, so that should give you some idea.

To find out more about the Yongnuo YN35mm F1.4C DF UWM, head on over to the Yongnuo website.

[via Photo Rumors]

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John Aldred

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2 responses to “Yongnuo has announced a faster, quieter version of its 35mm f/1.4 lens for Canon DSLRs”

  1. Davit Ruiz Avatar
    Davit Ruiz

    The 35mm f2 its crap. Hope this is better.

    1. BlueBomberTurbo Avatar
      BlueBomberTurbo

      Stop it down to F/11, and it’s amazingly sharp, extreme corner to extreme corner. Excellent for landscape work.