Minolta AF 24-105mm F3.5-4.5 D A-mount lens review by mcgravy

reviewer#401 date: Jan-11-2006
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.3
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:
price paid:
positive:Very good zoom lense
negative:Not as wide as on my film 7
comment:I got this lense before I obtained my 7D. It takes reasonably sharp photos and is a versitile focal lenth. It was made for the 7 film camera but works well with the 7D. I shoot mainly primes but this lense is always in my camera bag. Good for those times when you don't want to carry a lot of gear. If I didn't have this lense I would get the 28-75 f2.8. Since I do... I can't justify the cost. I bought this lense after seeing the awesome photos Pat Di Fruscia shot with his film 7.

You can check out his work at http://www.difrusciaphotography.com/

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 108
  • sharpness: 4.24
  • color: 4.51
  • build: 4.12
  • distortion: 4.13
  • flare control: 4.24
  • overall: 4.25
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