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Konica Minolta AF 20mm f/2.8 Maxxum 35mm Primes

5/5 (6 Reviews)


  • Lens TypeFixed Focal Length Lens
    Focal Length20mm
    Lens Max Aperturef/2.8
    Min Aperturef/22
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Macro LensWithout Macro Lens
    MountMinolta
    Closest Focusing Distance9.84 in
    Attachment / Filter Size72 mm
    Groups / Elements10 Elements in 9 Groups
    Diameter3.07 in
    Length2.11 in
    Weight10.05 oz
    MPNMN20MM
    Product ID24944737

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by RST a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: October 2, 2010

Strengths:    Captures indoors and out with a flare. makes it easy to take photos and then crop portions without having to change lenes on the fly.

Bottom Line:   
This lens is the best of my lot. Sharp, percise and does the job even when i think my settings are incorrect.

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Price Paid:    $250.00

Purchased At:   flee market

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Hartanto a Intermediate from Sydney, Australia

Date Reviewed: July 29, 2003

Strengths:    Solid Build yet light weight
Fast
Close to True color reproduction


Bottom Line:   
Great lens. I do a lot of landscape photography, so this lens is a must. I was once skeptical of using prime lens. I prefer zoom due to the flexibility. But this lens change my point of view.

The pictures are all pin sharp even at wide open (f2.8), Solid yet lightweight, colour is excellent, just nice, not too contrasty.

Very very useful lens for landscape as well as the architectural photography.

If you can find it, get it!! worth every cents.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $350.00

Similar Products Used:   Cosina 19-35 f3.5-4.5 (Cheap and good) but not sharp enough unless stop down to f8.

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by James T a Expert from Dunedin, New Zealand

Date Reviewed: June 5, 2003

Strengths:    2.8, sharp, robust, great focus with dynax 7

Weaknesses:    NONE

Bottom Line:   
Best $300 ever spent, addicted hell yeah!. Sharp,contrasty. Great lens for converging lines without that distorted look.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   Jonothans camera

Similar Products Used:   tamron sigma



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Theo Lee a Expert from Hong Kong

Date Reviewed: September 29, 2002

Strengths:    Solid built, full metal.
No distortion.
Fast.
Very sharp.
High contrast.


Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
This is a great lense for architecture, interiors and urbanscape, also great for landscape. I have produced some wonderful images under complicated lighting conditions. Very high contract, fast, sharp and rich color rendition. I shot slide film, and printed in 11"x14", still very sharp details.

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Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   Kowloon

Similar Products Used:   Nikon 24mm/2.0

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by George Aycrigg a Professional from Lake Wales, FL

Date Reviewed: May 9, 2001

Strengths:    Very sharp,even wide open. Very quick autofocus.Weight and color balance are great.

Weaknesses:    Aperture ghosting when pointed too close to sun.

Bottom Line:   
I bought this one from a local camera store as a refurbished lens. I use it extensively as a photojournalist and it has rewarded me with outstanding shots. I would reccommend this lens to anyone needing a good, very wide angle, sharp and nearly distortion free lens. You can become addicted to this one.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Similar Products Used:   Vivitar 19 mm.

Type of photography:   People



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