The LensQAworks has been started as 'just for fan' project at September 2017, and the first lens review was published 17 January 2018. A year has passed since then, and this is a good point to take stock. The first and only idea was to make tests with each the lens of Minolta New MD … Continue reading Lens QA Works at the end of 2018
This is the lens from first years after WWII and it's a part of history of Japans photo-industry, from the times when the poor and ruined country started the race against the worlds most famous corporations producing photo equipment and finally have won. The reason is clear - one glance at Super Rokkor 85mm is … Continue reading Review: Chiyoko Super Rokkor 85mm f:2.8 Minolta
One of the best zooms of pre-AF era is going to fight against famous primes on the most used focal distances. Yes, that primes are powerful, so the victory of zoom looks impossible but it will be great even if it can shows at least a close level of sharpness. Welcome to see the comparison … Continue reading LensWars: Minolta MD 28-85mm f/3.5-4.5 vs. MD 28mm f/3.5 vs. MD 35mm f/2.8 vs. MD 50mm f/1.4 vs. MD 85mm f/2.0
Lens review: Minolta New MD (MDIII) Zoom 28-85mm F3.5-4.5 Macro. Everyone knows the famous Minolta MD 35-70/3.5, which is appears wherever possible, but this MD 35-70/3.5-4.5 is much more hidden behind the scenes, and looks like a secret weapon for 'those who knows' - pathos words, but describe the idea. It has been tested by … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD Zoom 28-85mm 1:3.5-4.5 Macro
Here you can see the comparison of Minolta-SR 50mm lenses - from Rokkor PG up to New MD - all are the best classic 50mm lenses ever, and this selection of winner is just an option - photographers can use any of these lenses without any doubts and without reading of this article, but it … Continue reading LensWars: Minolta MC Rokkor PG 50mm f/1.4 vs. MD I Rokkor 50mm f/1.4 vs. MD II Rokkor 50mm f/1.4 vs. New MD 50mm f/1.4
Full review of Minolta MD 50/F1.4: Note: information about F2.0 in EXIF is incorrect because Minolta SR - Sony E adapter was used. Greece – Crete – Agios Nikolaos, Minolta MD 50mm F1.4, Sony A7II, Capture One, 2x resizedHave a nice day!
Another Minolta MD Rokkor 50mm F/1.4 lens review - 55mm filter thread, MDI version. This is the first Minolta MD series lens with 50mm focal distance, and the second 50 mm lens in whole Minolta SLR career - for SR-mount cameras. The note about SR-mount is required because there were a three 50mm lenses by … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD Rokkor 50mm F1.4 (MDI)
Full review is here: Demos: I wasn't lucky with weather, but it may be better because these photos are more about lenses than about art. Note: all photos have been taken with F5.6-8.0. Information about F2.0 in EXIF is incorrect because Minolta SR - Sony E adapter used. Have a nice day!
Another Minolta MC Rokkor PG 50mm F/1.4 lens review This is was the first 50mm F1.4 lens by Minolta, only 58mm with F1.4 were in production earlier. It has so great reputation that even younger and modern fifties sometimes hide in shadow of this MC. You can find a lot of opinions about this lens, … Continue reading Review: Minolta MC Rokkor PG 50mm 1:1.4
Full review: Demos: Note: Information about F2.0 in EXIF is incorrect because Minolta SR - Sony E adapter has been used. Have a nice day!