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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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Rokinon 16mm F/2 Review

Full review of the Rokinon 16mm F/2 lens, also labeled Samyang.

Box and contents The Sony A77 was used for this review.  For a better understanding of terms and methods used in this review, go here. The usual center, mid-section and corner crops are located at the very bottom of the page. Introduction. The wide angle and relatively inexpensive…

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Sony Carl Zeiss 24mm F/2 SSM Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony Carl Zeiss 24mm F/2 SSM lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens SAL-24F20Z  Sony 24mm F/2 SSM Carl Zeiss Distagon Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood, vinyl pouch and user’s manual. Cost $1398 Build quality Excellent Additional information
New Sony Carl Zeiss distagon design introduced in 2010. Specifications below

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