Minolta AF 300mm F4 HS APO G A-mount lens review by Milan33m

reviewer#45563 date: Aug-4-2020
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:MAF 100-400mm, MAF 28-135mm, SAL 500mm F 8.0 Reflex, MAF 100-300mm, SAL 70-300mm G, SAL 16-50mm F 2.8.
price paid:600 EUR
positive:Well built, good focus, constant aperture F 4.0, fast focusing, create fine pictures.
negative:Tricky mounting its lens hood, rather heavy, difficult to buy and expensive. Original lens hood and 42mm inner filter impossible to buy anywhere.
comment:Great lens, sharp, fast fousing with constant aperture, quite heavy, and ticky not stable lens hood mounting. Difficult to buy. Worth every EUR/USD/PLN to buy it. Create good sharp pictures.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 36
  • sharpness: 4.85
  • color: 4.86
  • build: 4.75
  • distortion: 4.83
  • flare control: 4.78
  • overall: 4.81
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