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

reviewer#4653 date: Jan-8-2009
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:Minolta 28-135 F4-4.5
Minolta 70-210 F4
Minolta 35-70 F4
price paid:30 Euro
positive:Sharp
Built
cheap
negative:No AF in macro
comment:Actually the best thing is there can be AF in macro but you need some modification (can find that on DYXUM it's the same mod as the 35-70mm F4!)
Mine is still manual macro af but i think this one will be modified!
My first old style Minolta lens and used it to make Macro shots wich it is actually quite good at!
Use it oustside and you will be amazed (especially as you can get it still very cheap!)


The Mod:
http://www.dyxum.com/dforum/forum_posts.asp?TID=12549&PN=1

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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