Minolta AF 17-35mm F3.5 G A-mount lens review by phoenix

reviewer#10608 date: Oct-21-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.8
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:minolta 35 2.0
price paid:1100 new
positive:Beautiful lens to use. Built well. G lens quality. Sharp, good bokeh. Great focal length.
negative:Soft wide open at edges. Flares a bit easier without hood.
comment:This is one of my three G lens set. The other two are the 28-70 and the 80-200, With these, who needs primes?

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 33
  • sharpness: 4.73
  • color: 4.97
  • build: 4.94
  • distortion: 4.85
  • flare control: 4.18
  • overall: 4.73
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