Minolta AF 28-100mm F3.5-5.6 D A-mount lens review by michalm2

reviewer#16316 date: Jul-16-2015
sharpness: 2.5
color: 3
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 3.1
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Sony 18-55
Sony 18-135
Minolta 24-105
Sigma 30/1.4
price paid:25 EUR (like new)
positive:focal range?
negative:image quality
comment:I bought this lens when I started shooting. I wanted to have wider focal range. But I found it totally useless. It has very bad image quality. Image lacks details. Some of my shots looked like scanned from printed photos. I was happy I sold it fast enough.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 21
  • sharpness: 3.60
  • color: 4.14
  • build: 2.86
  • distortion: 3.81
  • flare control: 3.48
  • overall: 3.58
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