David Kilpatrick wrote:I sold my AF 24-105 mm which had been a regular companion on the A100-700 models. [...] It simply was not good enough for full frame - really strong barrel distortion at 24 mm, and the worst CA of any lens I had.
David Kilpatrick wrote:There is a second reasoning behind this - we may just move entirely to full frame in 2010, with an A850, and need an extra standard zoom.
Philip wrote:Olaf, my experience with the 24-105 (in its Sony incarnation) on the A900 was the same as David's, so I got rid of it a year ago - maybe you've just got an exceptionally good example?
Greg and Barry, I've still got my 17-35 G but to be fair hardly use it - I tend to use the 12-24 Sigma for UWA and let the CZ24-70 take care of the rest. It is/was marginally better than the 17-35 Tamron design on the A700, but I got rid of it before I got the A900 so cannot comment on the full frame comparison. The G is not sharp corner to corner even by f8 on the A900!
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