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

reviewer#46880 date: Aug-10-2022
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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:Samyang AF 85 F1.4 FE
Sony FE 85 F1.8
Tamron SP 85 F1.8 USD
Canon EF 85 F1.8 USM
Lensbaby Velvet 85 F1.8
Minolta MD 85 F2
Sony 85 F2.8 SAM
Tamron SP 90 F2.5 Macro
Canon EF 100 F2 USM
Minolta MC 100 F2.5
Minotla AF 100 F2.8 Soft Focus
Minolta AF 100 F2.8 Macro D
Minolta AF 100 F2.8 Macro RS
Cosina 100 F3.5 Macro
Sony FE 100 T5.6 STF GM OSS
Minolta AF 135 F2.8 Pocket Rocket
Canon EF 135 F2.8 Soft Focus
Vivitar 135 F2.8 Close Focusing
Minolta MD 135 F3.5
Sony 135 T4.5 STF
price paid:400 USD (used)
positive:Low purple fringing
negative:Extending focus
Chromatic aberration
comment:I have been looking to try one of these for several years. I've have been using the Canon EF 100mm F2 USM, which is much easier to find and relatively inexpensive to buy. "JAPAN"

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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