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

reviewer#16321 date: Jul-19-2015
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.4
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:70-210 f4
100-200 F4.5
75-300 "New"
price paid:£125
positive:Build
Sharpness
Range
negative:Slow
Heavy
long
comment:I think this is the best of the ones I list.Fokusing is slower but more accurate than the 70-210.you lose some brightness but the sharpness is equal and if you close the aperture down to F7.1 it is quite ok up to 300mm.
The 75-300 "New" is as sharp and has faster focusing but it has more ca and gives a little harsh images......and are not built as a tank.....

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 82
  • sharpness: 4.50
  • color: 4.84
  • build: 4.89
  • distortion: 4.57
  • flare control: 4.18
  • overall: 4.60
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