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

reviewer#10668 date: Nov-7-2012
sharpness: 3.5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.1
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:Similar zooms I've used on film cameras.
price paid:don't recall
positive:Well built. Nice zoom range.
negative:Sharpness not quite there. CA noticeable.
comment:Somehow this one has stayed in my kit bag. If only it was sharper I'd use it more.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 31
  • sharpness: 3.73
  • color: 4.23
  • build: 3.77
  • distortion: 4.13
  • flare control: 3.81
  • overall: 3.93
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