Sony AF DT 30mm F2.8 Macro SAM A-mount lens review by Dlkillwaterbear

reviewer#10446 date: Aug-11-2012
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 3.8
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:Sony 50mm f1.4
price paid:200(SGD)
Macro capability
negative:Feels very plasticky
Loud AF motor
No Internal Focus
comment:A lens worth buying if you want it's versatility of a 30mm as well as a wide angle macro lens. However Its best not to do macro with this because it may damage your front element if you are not careful enough.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 40
  • sharpness: 4.69
  • color: 4.63
  • build: 3.43
  • distortion: 4.48
  • flare control: 4.50
  • overall: 4.34 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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