Minolta AF 17-35mm F3.5 G A-mount lens review by tsanyi123

reviewer#5907 date: Aug-25-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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 AF 17-35 F2.8-4 (D)
price paid:1000 EUR
positive:great colours
fast focus
internal focusing system
focus hold button
build quality
G lens
metal hood!!!
negative:
missing
comment:It's like a tank, one of my favourite lens, it's very good for taking pictures in the mountains.
Filter doesn't rotate while focusing and zooming.
Very fast focus and great pictures!


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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