Minolta AF 35mm F2 A-mount lens review by Camprooster

reviewer#11688 date: Feb-12-2014
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 own this lens
compared to:Tokina 17mm f3.5 Pro
Sony 50mm 1.4 Planar
Min 85mm 1.4 GD
Min 100mm 2.8 macro RS
Sony 135mm f1.8 Sonnar T
Min 200mm 2.8 APO HS
Min 400mm 4.5 APO HS
price paid:250.00 New
positive:Sharp, Color, Build,
Pocket size
negative:None
comment:One of the sharpest wide angle lenses ever made corner to corner at f8 to f11 with the distortion being nearly perfect, a super landscape lens, large group portrait lens or indoor architecture work.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 52
  • sharpness: 4.94
  • color: 4.98
  • build: 4.71
  • distortion: 4.87
  • flare control: 4.56
  • overall: 4.81
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