Cosina AF 100mm F3.5 MC macro A-mount lens review by onsplekkie

reviewer#11104 date: May-10-2013
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
overall: 4
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I used to own this lens
compared to:Minolta 100 2.8 Macro
price paid:65 euro
positive:Sharp
Cheap
light & small (plastic)
1:1 macro possible with lens adapter
negative:Plastic
rattling & Hunting AF
lens adapter on means: only 1:1
comment:After my Minolta 100 2.8 broke down on me I wanted another Macro lens.
Short on money I decided to spend 65 euro on this baby.
Not as sharp as the Minolta, but pixelpeeping is not a hobby of mine, so no problem!
Happy with this lens!

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 63
  • sharpness: 4.63
  • color: 4.48
  • build: 2.78
  • distortion: 4.60
  • flare control: 4.16
  • overall: 4.13
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