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

reviewer#2999 date: Nov-30-2007
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Vivitar Macro 100mm f3.5.
Tamron 90mm f2.8.
price paid:500 USD
positive:Sharpness
Bokeh
Manual Focus precision
Focus lock
negative:AF hunt on low light conditions
comment:This lens is absolutely fantastic to be used as macro, sharpness is superb and OOF is really beautiful, the problem I see to do portraits is the sharpness, too much, you should do postprocess to remove unwanted detail.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 60
  • sharpness: 4.97
  • color: 4.98
  • build: 4.72
  • distortion: 4.98
  • flare control: 4.92
  • overall: 4.91
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