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

reviewer#2797 date: Sep-29-2007
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.8
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:AF 135mm f2.8
Tamron SP 90mm f2.8
MC Rokkor 100mm f2.5
Sonnar 100mm f2
Nikkor 105 f2.8
price paid:
positive:Almost EVERYTHING!
negative:Minimum focus distance
comment:Terrific on APS-C and Ultra-Terrific on film.
Sharpness, contrast, bokeh...
Perfect for reportage, street and obviously portraits.

BE CAREFUL! In feminine portraits DO NOT STOP over f4. It could cause girls to damage YOUR person! :)

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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