LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 35-70mm f/3.5 macro vs. Sony CZ FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA, MD 50mm f/1.4

Tested lenses reviews: Test description: Camera Sony A7II (24mpx, full frame) was fixed on the tripod and managed remotely with computer display as a viewfinder. Targets (buildings) were fixed by gravity power on the distances in more than 200 meters.  All shots were made with apertures from fully opened and up to F16. ISO-100. Shutter Speed … Continue reading LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 35-70mm f/3.5 macro vs. Sony CZ FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA, MD 50mm f/1.4

Review: Minolta MD Zoom 35-135mm 1:3.5-4.5 Macro

Minolta New MD (MDIII) Zoom 35-135mm F3.5-4.5 lens review. Reviews of zoom lenses are long, because each of them contains, as it were, several reviews of prime lenses in one. Tests for this review are divided for: 35mm, 50mm, 85mm, 135mm groups. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD Zoom 35-135mm 1:3.5-4.5 Macro

LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 24-50mm f/4.0 vs. MD 24mm f/2.8, MD 28mm f/2.8 (5×5), MD 35mm f/2.8, MD 50mm f/1.4

Tested lenses reviews:   Test description: Camera Sony A7II (24mpx, full frame) was fixed on the tripod and managed remotely with computer display as a viewfinder. Targets (buildings) were fixed by gravity power on the distances in more than 200 meters.  All shots were made with apertures from fully opened and up to F16. ISO-100. Shutter … Continue reading LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 24-50mm f/4.0 vs. MD 24mm f/2.8, MD 28mm f/2.8 (5×5), MD 35mm f/2.8, MD 50mm f/1.4

Review: Minolta MD Zoom 35-70mm 1:3.5 Macro

Minolta New MD (MDIII) 35-70mm F3.5 Zoom Macro lens review. Reviews of zoom lenses are long, because each of them contains, as it were, several reviews of prime lenses in one. Tests for this review are divided for: 35mm, 50mm, 70mm groups. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD Zoom 35-70mm 1:3.5 Macro

Review: Techart PRO Leica M – Sony E Autofocus Adapter

I've got a few questions from friends about what I think about Techart PRO adapter, so this short article is something like an answer, just my personal opinion. Disclaimer: I didn't have any deals with Sony and Techart companies. Why Techart PRO: I bought Sony A7 the first mirrorless Full Frame camera immediately as it … Continue reading Review: Techart PRO Leica M – Sony E Autofocus Adapter

LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 24-35mm f/3.5 vs. MD 24mm f/2.8, MD 28mm f/2.8 (5×5), MD 35mm f/2.8

Minolta MD Zoom 24-35mm 1:3.5 vs. primes lenses comparison. Tested lenses reviews:     Test description: Camera Sony A7II (24mpx, full frame) was fixed on the tripod and managed remotely with computer display as a viewfinder. Targets (buildings) were fixed by gravity power on the distances in more than 200 meters.  All shots were made with … Continue reading LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 24-35mm f/3.5 vs. MD 24mm f/2.8, MD 28mm f/2.8 (5×5), MD 35mm f/2.8