Minolta AF 100mm F2 A-mount lens review by Jose de Luna

reviewer#999 date: Jul-8-2006
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:
price paid:
positive:Built like a tank, incomparable sharpness and detail-capture, even the smallest blemish in your face will appear very very sharp.
negative:A bit expensive, keeping in mind it's a very old lens
comment:Minolta made a mistake with this lens, they should have included this in their G-class lineup. There's no doubt that it will always give you that detailed sharpness you'll ever want. An excellent performer in the mid-telephoto range (~150mm). I use mine a lot in various concerts and stage-performances in available light.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 72
  • sharpness: 4.94
  • color: 4.97
  • build: 4.88
  • distortion: 4.99
  • flare control: 4.60
  • overall: 4.87
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