YONGNUO – Professional Photo & Video Gear


YN50mm F1.8

For Canon EF Mount Camera, Auto Focus, Full Frame, Standard Prime Lens

F1.8 Large Aperture, easily get blur effect;
Only 120g.

Suit for Canon DSLR Camera:
Canon EOS Rebel T8i T7i T7 T6S 77D SL3 SL2 SL1 T6i T6 T5i T5 T4i T3i T2i XS XSi
Canon EOS 4000D 3000D 2000D 1500D 1300D 1200D 1100D 1000D 850D 800D 760D 750D 700D 650D 600D 550D 500D 450D 400D 350D 200D 100D
Canon EOS 7DII 7D 6DII 6D 5DIV 5DIII 5DII 5D 60D 50D 40D 30D 20D 10D 1D 1Ds 1DX and other Canon EF mount camera.

Yongnuo YN50mm F1.8

The Yongnuo YN50mm F1.8 lens is an affordable and versatile prime lens, ideal for budget-conscious photographers seeking quality and performance. Below are the key features, benefits, and considerations for this lens.

  1. Aperture:
    • Maximum Aperture: F1.8
    • Minimum Aperture: F22
    • The wide F1.8 aperture is perfect for low-light photography and creating a shallow depth of field, enhancing portraiture with beautiful bokeh effects.
  2. Optical Design:
    • Constructed with 6 elements in 5 groups.
    • Multi-coated glass elements reduce flare and ghosting, improving image contrast and color accuracy.
  3. Focus System:
    • Features an auto-focus (AF) system that is fast and accurate.
    • Manual focus (MF) option is available for more precise control in critical focusing situations.
  4. Build and Compatibility:
    • Made from high-quality plastic with a metal mount for increased durability.
    • Compatible with Canon EF mount cameras, suitable for both full-frame and APS-C sensors.
  5. Additional Features:
    • 52mm filter thread for attaching various filters.
    • Minimum focusing distance of 0.45 meters for close-up shots.


  • Affordability: A budget-friendly prime lens, making it an excellent choice for entry-level photographers.
  • Versatility: The 50mm focal length is versatile, suitable for portraits, street photography, and everyday use.
  • Lightweight and Compact: Easy to carry, ideal for on-the-go photography.


  • Build Quality: While well-built for its price, it may not match the robustness of higher-end lenses.
  • Autofocus: Good performance but may not be as fast or silent as more expensive lenses.
  • Optical Performance: Good for its price, though users may notice chromatic aberrations and vignetting, especially at wider apertures.


The Yongnuo YN50mm F1.8 is an excellent lens for photographers wanting a fast prime lens without a high price tag. It offers good image quality and versatility, making it a valuable addition to any photographer’s kit, especially for those starting out or experimenting with prime lenses.