Minolta AF 35mm F2 A-mount lens review by The Shoeman

reviewer#2155 date: Apr-14-2007
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Minolta 28/2
Minolta 24/2.8
Minolta 20/2.8
Minolta 50/1.7
price paid:370.00 USD (used)
positive:Super Sharp! Very nice lens. It is my second favorite lens next to my 85/1.4 It's light weight, fast, and compact.
negative:Too Rare. Not wide enough on Digital, but is now my 'Normal' lens for the 1.5x crop factor.
comment:I absolutely love this lens. Super sharp 'Normal' lens on digital.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 53
  • sharpness: 4.93
  • color: 4.98
  • build: 4.70
  • distortion: 4.85
  • flare control: 4.55
  • overall: 4.80
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