Minolta AF 24mm F2.8 A-mount lens review by Themisa

reviewer#2673 date: Aug-30-2007
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:- 35/2
- 50/1.7
- 28-75/2.8
price paid:€ 150,-
positive:- small
- lightweight
- angle
- colors, bokeh
negative:- hood and cap removal
- nothing else
comment:Great lens for landscape, buildings, city's when stopped down to f4 or a bit more. Very usable, not as sharp as the 35/2, but good enough. When I take the 24, 35 and 50 with me I can do a lot with not that much weight. Works better on 5D than on the A100. Highly recommended.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 106
  • sharpness: 4.49
  • color: 4.83
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.58
  • flare control: 4.20
  • overall: 4.58
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