Minolta AF 100mm F2.8 Soft A-mount lens review by solomonXX

reviewer#7255 date: Apr-6-2010
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:100mm f/2.8 D, 85mm f/1.4 GD
price paid:
missing
positive:Sharp, smooth & beautiful bokeh, fast & accurate AF, minimal CA
negative:None
comment:This is a special lens for portraiture. The soft effect is very pleasing. When the soft effect is set at zero, it produces very sharp pictures. Picture out of the lens needs minimal PP.
Very rare, hard to find, and highly recommended.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 27
  • sharpness: 4.89
  • color: 4.93
  • build: 4.52
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 4.74
  • overall: 4.81
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