Minolta AF DT 18-70mm F3.5-5.6 D A-mount lens review by Vagabund

reviewer#242 date: Nov-26-2005
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4
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:
missing
price paid:
missing
positive:-cheap
negative:-range is too short
comment:Kit lens - when it's you first DSLR and you still don't know what you really need it can be your choice. I use it with 7D about month, and didn't have chance to compare direct with something other, but i'm not sure that all with what i don't satisfied in my first shorts are results of my own mistake only, because of this i've set all rating to 4. I think it'll be very difficult to find for this lens place in the bag of a "photographer with experience" because of for only one possible role - all around travel - it has too short range.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 125
  • sharpness: 3.69
  • color: 4.01
  • build: 3.07
  • distortion: 3.51
  • flare control: 3.73
  • overall: 3.60
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