Minolta AF 35mm F2 A-mount lens review by noel.a.terrell

reviewer#9246 date: Jul-20-2011
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:50 1.7
50 1.4
28 2.8
17-35 2.8-4
price paid:100 can
positive:beautiful colours
tack sharp
solid build
fits in pocket
fast accurate AF
negative:nothing
comment:An absolute gem. Well worth the desire and the price. Only shame is I only have an a700 to shoot with, can only imagine how special this lens would really be on a FF body.

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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