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

reviewer#11999 date: Oct-7-2014
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 28-135mm
price paid:
missing
positive:All metal construction.
Beautiful colours.
Sharp.
negative:Flare
comment:This is my walk about lens, which I bought on ebay for £30 a few years ago. It's a brilliant portrait lens and quick to focus in good light it but it is prone to flare.

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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