Minolta AF 28-135mm F4-4.5 A-mount lens review by jordo7

reviewer#5237 date: Apr-14-2009
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
overall: 4.2
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:Beercan
Big Beercan
18-70 Sony
100mm Macro Sony
price paid:$350
positive:Hard to take a bad picture with it. Of my favorite 100 pictures, 90% taken with this lens. 3-D quality to the pics. Nice weight, great build quality.

Update. Use it less and less after obtaining 85 mm prime and 35 f2
negative:About 6 ft. minimum focusing distance is the only drawback that I've found.
comment:Used to think this was as good as it gets. Still a great lens but rarely gets used any more. Perfect range for ff

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 202
  • sharpness: 4.62
  • color: 4.83
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.42
  • flare control: 3.44
  • overall: 4.42
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