Minolta AF 28-135mm F4-4.5 A-mount lens review by Milan33m

reviewer#11160 date: May-31-2013
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:MAF 28-105 3.5-4.5, and RS version
MAF 35-105 3,5-4,5,
MAF 24-105 3,5-4,5
price paid:140 EUR (used)
positive:Very useful, almost fixed focal. Very good Macro function, almost SuperMacro. Walkaway daily lens
negative:A bit heavy. No lens shade dedicated. Quite long minimum distance of focusing (Min.1,2-1,5m)
comment:One of the best lenses I have. My everyday lens, almost everytime on body (A350, A77). Very useful, almost fixed focal. Good for using with external flashes. Very good Macro function, almost SuperMacro.I had 3 examples of it, and the ones I have is the best ones, so I keep it. Long range lens.
A bit heavy, but worth of every picture.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 193
  • sharpness: 4.63
  • color: 4.83
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.43
  • flare control: 3.46
  • overall: 4.43
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