Minolta AF 100-300mm F4.5-5.6 APO A-mount lens review by snajper

reviewer#8267 date: Nov-18-2010
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.3
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 own this lens
compared to:Beercan
Min100-200
Tam80-200
SAL55-200
price paid:150
positive:Range
Tiny
very sharp
good colours
great hood
negative:for the price none.
comment:I have been looking for smaller replacement for my beercan and I have finally found one. Range is great for its size and 300mm on APC is max I can shoot handheld. Sharpness is very good and the colours are fantastic. This lens will now allow me to sell all my zooms except beercan.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 69
  • sharpness: 4.20
  • color: 4.58
  • build: 4.00
  • distortion: 4.51
  • flare control: 4.26
  • overall: 4.31
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