here are a few shots I took the other day to test the lens. They are not the best but they do look pretty good.
Frank







Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSLR-A100
Image Date: 2008:11:19 20:15:27
Flash Used: Yes (Manual, red eye reduction mode)
Focal Length: 50.0mm (35mm equivalent: 75mm)
Exposure Time: 0.010 s (1/100)
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO equiv: 400
White Balance: Auto
Metering Mode: Spot
Exposure: Manual
Exposure Mode: Manual