Minolta AF 100mm F2 A-mount lens review by coffeebean

reviewer#1058 date: Aug-2-2006
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:No lens specifically...
price paid:385.00 AU
positive:Build (like a tank)
Image quality
Bokeh
negative:None
comment:I have read a few reviews regarding this lens. This is a premium lens, great bokeh, great at all stops. I haven't found the AF that slow on the 7 or 5D. The colours, bokeh, sharpness and overall saturation are wonderful. I use the KM 28-75mm (D) generally as it is a versatile zoom however this lens will certainly get a workout. I have taken a few studio shots with great results. The 1 meter focus is not an issue with me as I use the Tamron 90mm (dI) for that. I would recommend this lens, hard to get and a little pricey but worth it for a 'Prime' of this quality...

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 75
  • sharpness: 4.93
  • color: 4.97
  • build: 4.87
  • distortion: 4.99
  • flare control: 4.59
  • overall: 4.87
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