Minolta AF 24mm F2.8 A-mount lens review by ciupo35

reviewer#8832 date: Mar-26-2011
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:MAF 17-35/2.8-4 (FF), MAF 28/2.8, sigma 10-20 (aps-c)
price paid:250 USD (used)
positive:Small distorsion,
very good colors,
very good sharpness
negative:vignetting wide open,
rare and difficult to find
comment:Far better lens than 17-35D on FF. No distortions, CA not visible. It is also optically better than MAF 28/2.8. At F2.8 strong vignette and lack of sharpness in the corners (but still sharp on the edges and in the center). At F8 everything is OK.

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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