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Sony SEL30M35
9.0 out of 10

Sony SEL30M35

This lens was designed to offer versatile, high-performance macr Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony SEL30M35

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Overall 6
6.0

Fine macro capabilities

charlie, B&H Photo
8 December 2014
  • Excerpt: While you can use this lens as a 30mm walk-around lens, that's not its best use, as it's a bit soft, especially around the edges of an image. But as a macro lens, it's wonderful. It focuses close.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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Overall 6
6.0

Standard Lens.

Jiang Z., Amazon
30 July 2014
Overall 6
6.0

Good starter macro

Rachel Fang, Amazon
26 July 2014
  • Summary: I reckon it's a case of technician failure rather than product - still learning how to fully utilise the macro lens to its fullest potential and getting some good shots. Yet focal points still a trick.
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Overall 6
6.0

as expected

Paul Stratton "Paul", Amazon
22 July 2014
Overall 6
6.0

mediocre lens

Amy Miranda "Amy", Amazon
17 April 2014
  • Summary: No matter what they say at sony, this lens is not performing well. If anything it is a very mediocre lens and not worth $300. Pros: well constructed and easy to carry. I like my nex 7 and I am using it often these days. Cons: does not do a good job.
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent

t-LOC, B&H Photo
9 January 2014
  • Excerpt: Not bad for price. Difficult with moving objects so no live close ups or even wind. Requires mostly hand focus.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good deal...

James Eastman, Amazon
17 December 2013
  • Summary: As a kit, this is a pretty sweet deal. Costs as much as the lens does by itself, but comes with a few extra goodies. Mine was missing the advertised 16GB SD card, hence the 3-star review, but even taking that into account, you can't go wrong with this kit if you were planning on getting this lens...
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Overall 6
6.0

Lens isn't bad for the money.

Joe T, B&H Photo
31 December 2012
  • Excerpt: General Photography and closeup shots. This lens seems to have some trouble focusing on complex scenes and images. Seems to lack crispness but not bad given the cost.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Blurry Focus, Poor in Low Light, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

Purchased the Macro and returned it.

bigchelis, Amazon
18 January 2012
  • Summary: I purchased the Macro 30mm f3.5 from Amazon too. The picture quality is on par with the kit zoom lens and 16mm pancake. Nothing better or worse as far as clarity. My sample did take a second or two to focus and I didnt like that it was that slow and returned it.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Якушкин Денис, Yandex
16 November 2014
  • Excerpt: Купил поиграться, с ребенком улиток и божьих коровок поснимать. До этого макро фоткал через кольцо за два доллара, что позволяло объектив задом наперед ставить.
  • Pros: Единственный макро с автофокусом. На выбор этот, это, или вот этот.
  • Cons: Глубина резкости маловата, заторможенный автофокус, нет стабилизации, цена не самая вкусная.
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