Home | Reviews | Lenses | Medium Format | Mamiya

Mamiya AF 55-110mm f/4.5 Medium Format

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)


  • MPN210609
    Product ID20724139
    Weight58.68 oz
    Length4.33 in
    Lens TypeZoom Lens
    Closest Focusing Distance59.04 in
    Diameter3.4 in
    Camera FormatMedium Format
    Attachment / Filter Size67 mm
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Min Aperturef/32
    Picture Angle35 - 65 degrees
    Focal Length55mm - 110mm
    Groups / Elements11 Elements in 10 Groups
    Lens Max Aperturef/4.5
    Macro LensWithout Macro Lens

Product Description

  • Aperture range: f/4.5-32
  • Min focus: 4ft 11.in (150cm)
  • 35mm equivalent: 34-68mm


  • Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

    Reviews 1 - 2 (2 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Atsfoto a Expert from Spain

    Date Reviewed: April 16, 2003

    Strengths:    Overall high quality lens

    Weaknesses:    Minimun focal distance to long.
    Filter size is not the same like the other AF zoom lens 105-210 regardless what the company market say about that, it is not true.


    Bottom Line:   
    This lens is just perfect to go outdoors.I use it to travel and shot african cultures and is very useful for that purpose. I have used before a nikon 35 mm system but now and together with the Mamiya AF 645 is a very light and high quality equipment. I have also the 105-210 mm zomm but is very heavy to carry on.

    Expand full review >>

    Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

    Price Paid:    $2108.00

    Purchased At:   Fotocasion

    Similar Products Used:   Mmiya 105-210mm AF lens

    Type of photography:   People


    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by maiku a Intermediate from Glasgow, Scotland

    Date Reviewed: April 9, 2003

    Strengths:    Amazing focal length and great for indoors and outdoors people photography.
    Good for landscapes or architectural as well, max aperture is f32, good DOF.


    Weaknesses:    quite a large minimal focus range, 1.5m that doesnt make it that useful if you want to do some interesting close up portraits.

    Bottom Line:   
    Having hired a 645AFD and this lens i was amazed at its handling abilities, zoom is fast and quiet for most subjects although it does search a bit when you are shooting against backlit subjects but thats to be expected. It really is a great lens. IR marking on the barrel as well if your that way inclined. Easy switching from AF/MF by moving the focus barrel back and forward on the lens and a lot handier than some lenses i have used.This camera was hired to prepare me for the medium format stuff i would be using in a wedding soon and it seems ideally suited to that kind of task.

    Expand full review >>

    Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

    Price Paid:    $105.00

    Purchased At:   Calumet Hire, Glasgo

    Similar Products Used:   nikon 35mm 17-35 f2.8 on nikon D1

    Type of photography:   People



    Reviews 1 - 2 (2 Reviews Total)

    Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

    Holiday Gift Guide 2013

    Check out our holiday gift suggestions for these categories!



    See All Holiday Gift Guide coverage - Click Here »

     

    PhotographyReview Videos

     

    PhotographyReview on Facebook