Minolta AF 135mm F2.8 A-mount lens review by crysania
|crysania#12215 date: Mar-29-2015|
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|ownership:||I own this lens|
|compared to:||Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8|
Minolta 80-200mm f/2.8 APO G
|price paid:||400 USD|
|positive:||Fast and accurate AF|
|comment:||The nickname "pocket rocket" is absolutely accurate for this lens. I bought it originally to shoot in low light action situations and it definitely doesn't disappoint there. The AF is fast and accurate and I've had great success with it in those situations. It's now my go to hiking lens when out with the dogs. Just enough reach to get photos of them running on the trails, lightweight (far lighter than the 70 or 80 to 200 lenses), and does great work.|
The only downside is the purple fringing can be pretty extreme, especially in snow photos. But Lightroom does a decent job of cleaning that up.
It really is a fantastic lens.