Minolta AF 35-105mm F3.5-4.5 A-mount lens review by coralito

reviewer#1157 date: Sep-3-2006
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.9
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:kit Minolta 18-70
minolta 70-210 f/3.5-4.5
Canon 20d + 50mm f/1.8 + tamron 17-35+tamron 28-75
price paid:79,99 $
positive:Very sharp
Very fast AF
Excellent build
negative:heavy
Auto focus does not work in macro
Minimum focus distance of 1.5 meters
comment:Very good lens for portrait

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 154
  • sharpness: 4.78
  • color: 4.88
  • build: 4.87
  • distortion: 4.58
  • flare control: 4.08
  • overall: 4.64
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