Minolta AF 85mm F1.4 A-mount lens review by jarzon

reviewer#8143 date: Oct-25-2010
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:MAF 100/2
SAL 50/1.4
SAL 135/1.8 ZA
price paid:
missing
positive:- sharp from f/1.7
- nice, smooth bokeh
- useful focal length
- great for available light shooting
negative:- soft at f/1.4-f/1.6
- spherical aberration
- slow and noisy AF
- prone to flare
comment:
missing

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 53
  • sharpness: 4.77
  • color: 4.81
  • build: 4.87
  • distortion: 4.98
  • flare control: 4.45
  • overall: 4.78
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