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

reviewer#6527 date: Dec-5-2009
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:beercan
70-200 SSM G
Sigma 135-400
price paid:660 GBP s/h
positive:Fast AF, sharp wide open, lovely colours and built like a tank.
negative:built like a tank (it's heavy)!
Lens hood is fiddly.
comment:Delighted with the images created using this lens, I can't see myself ever replacing it.

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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