Minolta AF 85mm F1.4 G D A-mount lens review by Panito

reviewer#1284 date: Oct-6-2006
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:28-75/2.8(D)
100/2
price paid:530€
positive:Excellent at all apertures
One of the most beautiful bokeh from all Minolta lens
Fast AF
Construction
Focus-hold button
Focus ring does not turn while focusing
Contrast is exceptionnal
Superb colors, the portrait lens "par excellence"
negative:none
comment:
missing

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 42
  • sharpness: 4.89
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.86
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 4.62
  • overall: 4.87
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