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

reviewer#8248 date: Nov-13-2010
sharpness: 3.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 3.9
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:
price paid:170 Euro (used)
positive:beautiful colors
beautiful bokeh!
no CA's
negative:Sharp aperture f8
Sharp up to 200mm
Soft at long end
slow Auto Focus
plastic hood
comment:From 70-200 focal length this lens produces outstanding crisp images with a wonderful bokeh, beautiful colors. Focal length from 200mm upwards, however the images are soft. The slow autofocus is not very helpful, especially in animal photography. It may be natural that only mine from 200mm is not good. For others it may be different.

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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