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

reviewer#9000 date: May-9-2011
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:
missing
price paid:340 USD
positive:Sharp!
Easy to MF
Focus limiter
Bokeh is beautiful
negative:Just like the beercan the focus ring is inaccessible with the hood backwards.
Lens cap
comment:I dont know what Minolta was thinking when they designed with lens caps or the position of the focu ring. I always end up replacing the lens caps with center pinch third party caps and the lens hoods with screw on rubber ones.

These are just minor things that bug me for some reason however like I said it is a simple fix that cost about $15 per lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 79
  • sharpness: 4.97
  • color: 4.99
  • build: 4.81
  • distortion: 4.96
  • flare control: 4.84
  • overall: 4.91
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