Minolta AF 100mm F2 A-mount lens review by bonapart5

reviewer#6724 date: Jan-11-2010
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:Minolta 100mm 2.8 macro
Minolta 100mm 2.8 soft
Minolta 28-135 4-4.5
Minolta Beercan
Sony 50mm 1.4.
Zeiss 16-80
price paid:USD 590
positive:Compact,very sharp wide open,bokeh
negative:none except for slight flare
comment:Another of the classic Minolta lens,great walk around lens which focus quickly in low light,great for rainy day and winter photograpgy.

Can be overpriced due to it's rarity but can be purchased below US 600 for mint condition if you search long enough

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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