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

reviewer#520 date: Feb-19-2006
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:
missing
price paid:
missing
positive:AF speed, color, contrast, size and weight, pretty sharp.
negative:larger filters size
comment:a very good lens for landscapes. colors and contrast very good. AF spedd is very good and a sharp lens for the most part. obviously there are wider lens available, but for the price a great value. filters and the hood are the only negatives for me.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 134
  • sharpness: 4.26
  • color: 4.58
  • build: 4.13
  • distortion: 3.74
  • flare control: 3.60
  • overall: 4.06
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