Minolta AF 17-35mm F2.8-4 D A-mount lens review by Hubert_79

reviewer#46924 date: Jan-19-2023
sharpness: 3.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 3.9
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta AF 24-105 mm
Minolta AF 24-85 mm (both versions)
KM AF-DT 18-70 mm
Minolta AF 28 mm (old)
price paid:200 € (in set w D7D)
positive:-light
-range
-sharp when stopped down
-no noticeable wignetting on APS-C
-little amount of distortion
negative:-soft wide open
-unusable lens hood
-field curvature
comment:Buyed this lens together with Dynax 7D. Not bad lens, but also not great. I´ve made some nice pictures with it, but some was so-so usable.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 133
  • sharpness: 4.27
  • color: 4.58
  • build: 4.14
  • distortion: 3.74
  • flare control: 3.60
  • overall: 4.07
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