Reviews and Problems with Sony DT 35mm f/1.8 SAM (SAL35F18)
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Ed, B&H Photo
24 May 2015
Excerpt: Use this as a walk around lens on an A77II. Signifcantly sharper than my Tamron 28-75/2.8 at 35 mm. As most others have noted, the mount is plastic, but that hasn't been an issue as of yet. First copy had de-centered focus issues, but the replacement behaves exactly as expected.
Excerpt: This is a very good lens for the money. After reading the other reviews I decided to give it a try. I was pleasantly surprised. I have been wanting a fast lens but prices were pretty high; then I saw this one. The auto focus is fast and accurate. The bokeh is great.
Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice Bokeh, Sharp pictures
Excerpt: I am what you might call a semi-pro photographer, and when I'm not out taking pictures I'm reading camera and lens reviews, and I thought I'd wade into the discussion here. Although I like sharp pictures in good light as much as anyone, I've been a little leery of prime lenses due to their...
Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
Excerpt: Good for portrait or street photography Resolution-wise it delivers a very solid performance, nice Bokeh Max. aperture suitable for low-light situations The build quality of the lens is not the best The lens barrel is completely made of plastic including the lens mount Slightly wobbly For APS-C...
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
Excerpt: I wondered why I was having trouble getting the sharpness I want out of the kit zoom for my Sony a65. This lens is much more sharp and better exposures. Just have to adjust to no zoom, but that's why cropping was invented...
Summary: This is a good prime lense that every sony alpha owner should have, it is cheaper than G version and the quality of the images is good, you will notice the difference between this and the kit lense.