Minolta AF 100mm F2.8 Macro D A-mount lens review by Fecuska

reviewer#2353 date: May-25-2007
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:Konica-Minolta 2.8/50 macro D
price paid:
positive:Everything: buy it, and enjoy!
negative:Nothing so far (after 1 year experience)
comment:This is the perfect lens: sharp and compact, very well built. During AF the focus ring does not rotate (coupling mechanism), but it is perfectly usable in MF mode, as there is no free play (the same is not true for the 2.8/50 D, because of the flimsy connection).
In terms of IQ it is very similar to the 2.8/50 macro, which means: perfect;-)

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 63
  • sharpness: 4.95
  • color: 4.98
  • build: 4.70
  • distortion: 4.98
  • flare control: 4.89
  • overall: 4.90
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