A Brief Review of the Yongnuo 35mm f2 Wide-Angle Prime Lens


At the time of this posting, the Yongnuo 35mm f2 lens retails new for around $100, sells used for $20-30 less, and costs approximately 25% as much as the superiorly performing Nikon 35mm f2 AF-D. DX format users may also be interested in the $200 Nikon 35mm 1.8G DX lens.

Overall Grade: C-

  • Build Quality: C-
  • Manual Focusing: D
  • Auto Focusing: B
  • Out of Focus Areas/Bokeh: D (very busy)
  • Contrast: D
  • Sharpness: D
These photos were taken on a Nikon D600 (for the dogs) and a Nikon Df (for the tree).

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