Minolta AF 75-300mm F4.5-5.6 D A-mount lens review by lowcost4dslr

reviewer#6678 date: Jan-4-2010
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
overall: 4.2
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:big beercan
Jupiter 21M (M42 200 mm f4.0)
Jupiter 37A (M42 135 mm f3.5)
price paid:100€
positive:Fast AF for outdoor sport photo
Decent sharpness
Decent color
negative:Decent IQ
comment:This zoom came with the D5D double kit.
I was happy with it for sailing and windsurf (high wind) shots
Because teh AF speed is excellent in good light
The big beercan produce better image quality in all aspects

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 47
  • sharpness: 3.89
  • color: 4.17
  • build: 3.66
  • distortion: 3.98
  • flare control: 3.74
  • overall: 3.89
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