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

reviewer#7244 date: Apr-4-2010
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
overall: 4.7
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:none
price paid:USD $500
positive:Sharp, solid build, excellent image quality
negative:AF slow in fairness a macro lens trait
comment:My first macro lens for DLSR. It is currently on the KM5D where it is producing images with glorious detail and smooth bokeh. The focus ring is big, the action smooth and the build suggests this lens is built to last.

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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