Minolta AF 70-210mm F4 (beercan) A-mount lens review by BrownJenkin
|BrownJenkin#2437 date: Jun-12-2007|
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|ownership:||I used to own this lens|
|compared to:||Sigma AF 100-300|
Minolta AF 28-105 RS
KM AF 18-70 DT
Minolta AF 100 f 2.8 Macro
|price paid:||150 EUR (like new)|
|positive:||Built to last|
Constant lenght from 70mm to 210mm
|comment:||A great old lady. Looks like a tank lens, with a full metal body. You must get used to the weight of this zoom lens, but after that you'll have a wonderful tele-zoom glass. Bokeh is simply amazing, sharpness stopped at 5.6 is quite good, just a little soft at 210mm and f 4. AF speed is slow in low light but not-so-much as i thought. |
One of the most common Minolta lenses, one of the most useful, simply the best in quality-price.
After almost 2 years of use my copy seems to have developed a bad "illness". The central portion of the image is still ok, the rest of it is soft at every aperture.