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Yongnuo YN 60mm macro lens announced

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Yongnuo YN 60mm f/2 MF macro lens

60mm 1x macro lens announced for EF mount

Yongnuo have announced their new YN 60mm f/2 manual focus macro lens announced in EF mount, with electronic aperture control.

It goes to 1x magnification and supports USB firmware update.

Note that the USB update feature is dependent on camera body support, which is not specified anywhere.

Yongnuo YN 60mm f2 MF macro lens

Yongnuo YN 60mm f/2 launch info

As yet, no official pricing has been announced, but some info from France suggests a price below £350

Initial lens info

[from Yuongnuo]

Lens features
  • 0.234m macro mode, the magnification ratio is up to 1:1

The nearest focus distance can reach about 0.234m, and the magnification ratio is up to 1:1. Shooting in macro mode and infinity mode both can achieve good image quality, which is suitable for shooting in macro, portrait, landscape and other scenes.


  • Supports USB-free Firmware Upgrade

Firmware of the lens can be upgraded through camera instead of using USB port, which not only meets the requirements of firmware upgrade and appearance design, but also avoids the incompatibility problems caused by different computer operating systems.(Note: this function needs to be supported by camera)


  • F2 Large Aperture

F2 bright and large aperture, easy to create beautiful bokeh effect and highlight the subject.

Yongnuo YN 60mm f2 MF macro lens

  • Built-in electromagnetic aperture, supports automatic exposure shooting

Built-in electromagnetic aperture, supports M/Av/Tv/P/B and other shooting modes, and can effectively improve the accuracy and durability of the aperture control.

  • High precision manual focus, supports focus prompt

Adopts high precision focusing structure design, supports half-press shutter manual focus prompt.

  • Glass Lenses, Multi-coated

The whole series products are formed by glass lenses, adopting multi-coated technology, which effectively improve light transmittance and inhibit the ghost shadow and glare in photographing.


  • Seven Aperture Blades

The aperture blades are up to 7 pieces, which allows you to shoot the circular defocused spots, appropriately stopping down can also achieve the 14 astral effect.

  • Metal Bayonet, Outstanding durability

Adopts chrome high precision metal bayonet, which fits the camera body perfectly, and the bayonet is wear and corrosion resistant, durable in use.

  • Equipped with focus distance indicator

Equipped with focus distance indicator, it is convenient for you to estimate the distance of the subject.

  • Gold Plating Technology

Adopts gold plating metal contacts, effectively improves the signal conductivity and corrosion resistance.

60mm lens MTF


Lens specifications
Focal Length 60mm
Lens Construction 9 groups 10 elements
Aperture 7 blade
Minimum Aperture f/16
Min. Focusing Distance ~0.234 meters
Maximum Magnification 1× (1:1)
Filter Diameter 67mm
Maximum Diameter and length ~76×115mm
Weight ~586g

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