Minolta AF 300mm F2.8 APO G HS A-mount lens review by Chris65

reviewer#10291 date: Jun-11-2012
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:Minolta 300 F4
Sony 70-400G
Sigma 50-500
price paid:$2300 AUD
positive:This is the one Minolta legacy lens I had to have. I have had her for a couple of years after getting an awesome copy from Japan this included the Box, Filter set & strap. It is a very sharp lens that produces wonderfull colors and beutifull bokeh.I mainly use it at motorsport & some wildlife.

Build Qulity
Fast AF Speed
negative:Nothing. becoming as rare as rocking horse pooh.Its a head turner at the race track
comment:I get immense pleasure from using this lens it is simply awesome.

I find it outstanding on the A77.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 24
  • sharpness: 4.71
  • color: 4.88
  • build: 4.92
  • distortion: 4.92
  • flare control: 4.63
  • overall: 4.81
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