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

reviewer#7236 date: Apr-1-2010
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:
price paid:555 USD (used)
positive:Extremely Sharp
Beautiful Colour
negative:Slow AF (but that to be expected in macro lenses)
comment:Great lens, I have been experimenting with this lens in very low light macro photography and I have to say it is very very sharp right from f/2.8. It produces beautiful colours and nice bokeh.

AF feels slightly slow sometime, but it not a problem for me, as I prefer MF.

If you like macro photography then this lens is must.

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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