Minolta AF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 D

(5 customer reviews)

The Minolta AF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 D camera glass has a versatile focal range and is suitable for general photography. It can be used for landscapes, portraits, and street photography. The lens has autofocus capabilities, which is useful for fast-paced situations. It also has manual focus options which can be helpful for more precise and creative shots. The lens has 9 elements in 8 groups, which is a standard configuration for lenses in this class. It also has a multi-coating which helps to reduce lens flare and improve image quality. The lens was manufactured in the early 2000s, so it is not the most modern lens available, but it is still a reliable option. The aperture ranges from f/3.5 to f/5.6, which is not the widest aperture available, but it is still sufficient for most situations. The build quality of the lens is good, and it feels solid in the hand. The resolution of the lens is decent, and it can produce sharp images with good contrast. The bokeh, or the quality of the out-of-focus areas in an image, is fair, but not exceptional. Overall, the Minolta AF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 D is a decent photographic lens that can be a good alternative for those on a budget or looking for a versatile lens for everyday use.

Sure, here’s my review:

Minolta AF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 D camera lens is a decent lens for photographers who are looking for a budget option. It can be used on both film and digital cameras, which makes it versatile.

– Good range: The lens can cover a decent range from 28mm to 80mm, which is useful for everyday photography.
– Lightweight: This lens is very lightweight, making it easy to carry around.
– Affordable: This lens is very affordable and makes it a great option for beginner photographers.

– Slow autofocus: The autofocus on this lens is slow and can be frustrating to use.
– Not the sharpest: While the lens is relatively sharp, it is not the sharpest lens out there.

Overall, the Minolta AF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 D camera lens is a decent budget option for those looking for an everyday lens. It’s compact, versatile and affordable. However, the slow autofocus and lack of sharpness may not make it ideal for professional photographers who require high-quality images.

Optical design

Has 7 aperture blades, mid-grade lenses usually have this amount of blades. Having rounded blades provides out of focus circle shape closer to a circle.

Physical characteristics

84 mm long, requires consideration if you want to carry in the camera bag. Weights 190 grams so convinient to carry. With a lens filter diameter of 55 mm commonly filter size, provides a range of filter options.

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