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Minolta AF 35mm F/2 Review

Here’s a brief look at the Minolta AF 35mm F/2 lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens Minolta AF 35mm F/2 Box contents
Front and rear caps, user’s manual, hood and possibly a hard case. Cost $550-$700 used, at the time of this review.  Check the price trend here. Build quality Very good Additional information
Similar in design

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Original and Restyled Lens Differences

Minolta AF 35mm F/2 new or “restyled” version and the Minolta AF 35mm F/2 original version comparison

These two lenses have identical optical designs, but there has been some upgrading to the new or “restyled” version.  The new version gets a better coating on some of the lens glass surfaces to reduce flare and ghosting.  There is a circular aperture…

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Sony 35mm F/1.4 G Lens Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony 35mm F/1.4 G lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens SAL-35F14G  Sony 35mm F/1.4 Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood, soft case and users manual. Cost $1498 retail Build quality Very good Additional information
Re-badged and slightly upgraded Minolta lens from the late 1990s.  Optical design dates back to the late 80s.…

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Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM Review

Full review of the Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM lens.  Lens SAL-35F18  Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood and user’s manual. Cost $220 Build quality Good Additional information
New Sony design introduced in 2010.  This is one of Sony’s “easy choice” lenses, which probably means cheap, but good. Specifications below
Optical configuration 6…

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