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

reviewer#44315 date: Jun-11-2019
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:Sony 85 f2.8
Minolta 100 f2.8 macro - original
Minolta 100 f2.8 macro RS
price paid:200 GBP (used)
positive:Sharpness
Minolta colours
Great build; not too heavy
negative:Nothing to speak of
comment:Appears to be a tad sharper than the other Minoltas and much sharper than the 85 f2.8.

Pin sharp above f4

Recommended, even for general use

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 59
  • sharpness: 4.97
  • color: 4.98
  • build: 4.73
  • distortion: 4.98
  • flare control: 4.92
  • overall: 4.92
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