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

reviewer#6921 date: Feb-18-2010
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:KM 28 - 75 2.8
Minolta 100 Macro 2.8
price paid:US $795.
positive:The bokeh is absolutely creamy, love it! Great colors!
negative:Occasionally it hunts to AF, but it doesn't bother me as I usually use MF.
comment:This is hands down the best lens I own. For portraits I don't want to use anything else. The bokeh and colors are amazing.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 43
  • sharpness: 4.88
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.84
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 4.60
  • overall: 4.87
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