Famous Chinese manufacturer Yongnuo, best known for its excellent yet affordable flashes and LED lights, has just released its first lens for Sony cameras.
Yongnuo YN50mm F1.8S DA DSM lens is designed for Sony APS-C cameras, giving the equivalent focal length of 75mm. It features digital stepping motor (DSM) which guarantees fast, quiet and accurate autofocus performance. Yongnuo designed this lens for both photo and video makers. It is an excellent alternative to much more expensive Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens which costs 3 times more.
Yongnuo 50mm 1.8 Lens for Sony uses 8 optical elements arranged in 7 groups, including one low dispersion element to try and cut down on aberration and distortion, 7 aperture blades, gold-plated contacts and a metal mount.
Yongnuo YN 50mm F/1.8 lens for Sony APS-C E-mount cameras has a bright maximum aperture of f/1.8 which closes down to f/16. The lens is very compact and lightweight with just 58 mm (2.3 in) length and 146 g weight. It’s closest focusing distance is 0.45 m (~1.5 ft).
Yongnuo’s affordable “nifty fifty” lens is designed for APS-C cameras such as Sony a5000, a6000, a6100, a6300, a6400, a6500, a6600 and others where it gives an equivalent focal length of 75mm. YN 50mm f/1.8 lens features a USB port that lets you update the lens’ firmware without any additional dock.
Yongnuo 50mm 1.8 lens mounted on Sony APS-C camera is a great choice for portraiture, street photography, wedding and event photography etc. Being three times cheaper than equivalent Sony lens we have no doubts that it will find its place in bags of many Sony shooters.
Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.8 lens for Sony is available at our store
Yongnuo YN 50mm f/1.8 Lens for Sony E Mount Cameras is a fast normal angle prime lens that excels in low-light photography and also offers improved control over depth of field for isolating subject matter. YN50mm lens is a great choice for portraiture, street photography, wedding and event photography and much more.