Sony AF DT 30mm F2.8 Macro SAM A-mount lens review by Pascal78

reviewer#6903 date: Feb-11-2010
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 2
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
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 own this lens
compared to:zeiss 16-80mm
sony 20mm
minolta 50mm
sony 50mm macro
price paid:170
positive:good sharpness
very usefull focal
very light, small
very versatile use
less than 200$ !
negative:built cheap, plastic.
not as sharp as some prime or zeiss glass.
comment:I love the this, not because it's the best glass but... because it's a small, light, and VERY VERSATILE focal:
panorama, street photography, macro, lanscapes.
This is a very light, cheap and full of qualities... walk around lens.

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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