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

reviewer#9102 date: Jun-7-2011
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:Minnolta 85mm f1.4
Minolta 50mm f1.4
Sony 50mm f1.4
Minolta 50mm f1.7
Tamron 17-50mm f2.8
Sony 17-70mm (kit lens)
price paid:
positive:- color
- sharp
- bokeh
- well built
negative:- very slow focuse
- very noisy (is it because of its age?)
comment:Some members say it's good for portrait. I don't think so. It's very slow focus. And color for portrait photography is just weird. It does its work - macro photography.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 81
  • sharpness: 4.96
  • color: 4.99
  • build: 4.81
  • distortion: 4.96
  • flare control: 4.83
  • overall: 4.91
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