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

reviewer#3969 date: Aug-14-2008
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 own this lens
compared to:CZ16-80, Tamron 17-50, 85mm 1.4, 80-200 HS G, Beercan, 50mm 1.7
price paid:675 USD
positive:Very sharp, wide open
Great color
Bokeh is top notch
Solid build, but not too big/heavy
negative:None so far
comment:Simply the best lens I've owned to date. A joy to use, and the results are fantastic. Hopefully, Sony will bring this one back into production. If you can find one, get it.

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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