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

reviewer#6968 date: Feb-26-2010
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:28/2
35/1.4
price paid:L350 (used)
positive:Very sharp (even wide open)
Compact
Build quality
negative:
missing
comment:A fantastic lens on APS-C or FF. It is a must have for prime lovers.

I only sold mine to help fund a Sony 35/1.4 which I need for available light work (f1.4 vs f2).

I would recommend this lens without hesitation.

Update: I missed it so much, I got another one!

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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