The Minolta AF 35-70 mm f/ 4 is an AF zoom lens for Minolta A / Sony A digital and film SLR cameras.
The lens features a macro mode switch. When the macro mode is off, a minimum focusing distance is 1 m.
The lens is remarkable for its high-quality mechanical design and decent optic performance.
There is considerable vignetting at 35 mm and f/4.
The focus ring and the front filter rotate while autofocusing, which hampers the use of polarizing and gradient filters.Besides, the lens length changes while focusing.
The Minolta AF Zoom 35-70 mm f/ 4 features a very reasonable price-quality relationship.
Max. magnification: 1:14.3 (0.07×), (1:4 (0.25×) in macro mode)
Max. diameter: 68 mm
The lens has a slang nickname - "baby".
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Posted by: photocorner Date of publication: 09.02.2011