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

reviewer#70 date: Apr-3-2005
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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:
price paid:
positive:Sharp, fast, great color, superb bokeh.
negative:Small focus ring hard to find for manual focus.Price
comment:This lens has leica like qualities . When you look through it you know it is the business . It's great for low light and environmental portraits . Being f1.4 makes it great for manual focus in low light . If I only had one lens this would be it.

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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