I got an EF 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 Canon lens

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I got an EF 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 Canon lens

I consider the original A7 mk I, which I own, to be something like a sub-class in the realm of Sony A7x cameras. It is smaller, lighter, has no IBIS and is older technology, although still very capable.

Because of it's lower price, new owners like myself may not want to go to the extra expense of the better choices of Sony lenses like the G-master series.

Instead I am using several adapted (via Metabones IV) Canon lenses, which are available at a relatively low price.

Yesterday I purchased (from HENRY'S) the 5 blade MK I (made in Japan) "flower" version of the EF 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 USM MK I Canon lens for $169. So these lenses seem to be low priced, but how good are they and are they an alternative good value for the purpose of such as an A7 mk I?

It has its own Wiki page, and there are several different versions.


The Mark II version may be a slightly better lens, but what the heck?

So I'm going to test this new rig to-day, and am really hoping that it will be an improvement over my Sony FE 28-70 kit lens, (which displays corner and edge distortion.)

General discussion, tips, comments or whatever, thanks very much!

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