Minolta AF 35mm F1.4 A-mount lens review by peter3400

reviewer#11472 date: Nov-11-2013
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 AF 20 f2.8, 24 f2.8, 28 f2, 50 f1.7/1.4
price paid:505 Euros (Boxed)
positive:Solid build, amazing colors and AF speed. Super thin DOF giving 3D like effects.
negative:none
comment:Amazing walk around lens. despite being a prime, it is a great lens for street photography. the colors it gives are flawless, the 3D rendering is unique. the Bokeh is special. as a conclusion, a dream lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 21
  • sharpness: 4.81
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.90
  • distortion: 4.95
  • flare control: 4.62
  • overall: 4.86
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