Minolta AF 100mm f/2.8 Soft

(2 customer reviews)

The Minolta AF 100mm f/2.8 Soft is a type of camera glass that creates a soft and dreamy effect on photos, making it a great option for portraits and artistic shots. It can be used with autofocus or manual focus, depending on your preference. The lens has 7 elements in 6 groups, which helps to produce high-quality images. It also has a special coating that reduces flare and ghosting, resulting in clearer photos. The lens was manufactured in the past, so it may be difficult to find new ones, but there are alternatives available in the market. The aperture ranges from f/2.8 to f/32, which allows for a wide range of depth of field options. The build quality is sturdy and durable, ensuring that it can withstand regular use. The resolution is also impressive, producing sharp and detailed images. Overall, the Minolta AF 100mm f/2.8 Soft is a reliable and versatile photographic lens that can enhance your photography skills.

Optical design

Has 9 aperture blades, with this amount of aperture blades you will be satisfied with the result. Bright lens thanks to the high aperture value

Physical characteristics

55 mm lens filter diameter, commonly filter size, you have plenty of possibilities. 78 mm long, requires consideration if you want to carry in the camera bag. Weights 440 grams so plan ahead, carry only if really necessary.


Basic data


Filter (mm)55
Length (mm)78
Min focus (m)8
Weight (g)440
Focal Length (mm)100

Overall rating

based on 26 reviews

color (4.92)

distortion (5)

flare control (4.77)

mechanical quality (4.54)

sharpness (4.92)


2 reviews for Minolta AF 100mm f/2.8 Soft

  1. dyxum.com

    26 dyxum.com user rated as 4.83/5

  2. lens-club.ru

    4 lens-club.ru user rated as 4.25/5

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