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

reviewer#4009 date: Aug-27-2008
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:Tamron 90
Minolta 100 f/2
Minolta 135 f/2.8
Minolta 100 f/2.8 Macro RS
price paid:499 New
positive:Nice working distance
comment:I replaced my disabled 100 RS with this D version. Main differences are: this version feels more solidly built, and the larger focusing ring is a big plus for macro photography.

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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