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Minolta AF 24mm F/2.8 Review

Here’s a brief look at the Minolta AF 24mm F/2.8 lens.  Scroll down for the review.

Lens Minolta AF 24mm F/2.8 Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood and users manual. Cost $100-$200 used on eBay Build quality Very good Additional information
Full frame and no Sony equivalent yet. Specifications below
Optical configuration 8 elements in 8 groups Angle of

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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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Short Focus for Sharper Shots

Results of “short” focusing for sharper shots using the Sony 20mm F/2.8 lens.

I’ve noticed on several lenses that by “short” focusing (which I’ll call it in this article) you may be able to gain some sharpness.  The reason I’m using the Sony 20mm F/2.8 for this article is because it shows the most improvement by using this focusing method…

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