Minolta AF 100mm F2.8 Macro RS A-mount lens review by torak

reviewer#6491 date: Nov-30-2009
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 SP AF 90 F2.8 Di
price paid:500 USD (used)
positive:Extremely sharp and nice color
negative:None
comment:The minolta 100mm macro is sharper than the Tamron 90. I owned the Tamron, but after borrowing my friend's minolta 100mm and did a comparison test, I sold off the Tamron. Bokeh from the minolta looks better than the Tamron as well.

No regrets about selling the Tamron for this lens

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 43
  • sharpness: 4.94
  • color: 4.95
  • build: 4.67
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 4.84
  • overall: 4.88
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