LensWars: Canon FDn 50mm f/1.4 vs. Minolta MD 50mm f/1.4

This comparison is correct only for conditions and equipment used for tests. Test results can be differ if any element is changed. I consider this article to be the my most serious attempt to answer the question - which 50mm F1.4 lens is better - Canon New FD or Minolta MD. There are many such … Continue reading LensWars: Canon FDn 50mm f/1.4 vs. Minolta MD 50mm f/1.4

Review: Canon FDn 50mm f:1.4

Canon New FD 50mm F1.4 lens review. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to understand its strengths and weaknesses – usually it helps me a lot to start using unknown lens with much less of doubt. One day I decided that my data might be interesting for someone else … Continue reading Review: Canon FDn 50mm f:1.4

LensWars: Chiyoko Super Rokkor 50mm f/2.8 vs. Super Rokkor 50mm f/2.0 – comparison

Comparison of lenses Chiyoko (Minolta) Super Rokkor 50mm 1:2.0, Chiyoko (Minolta) Super Rokkor 50mm 1:2.8 This comparison is correct only for conditions and equipment used for tests. Test results can be differ if any element is changed. Tested lenses reviews: Test description: Camera Sony A7II (24mpx, full frame) was fixed on the tripod and managed … Continue reading LensWars: Chiyoko Super Rokkor 50mm f/2.8 vs. Super Rokkor 50mm f/2.0 – comparison

Review: Chiyoko Super Rokkor 50mm f:2.8 Minolta

Chiyoko Super Rokkor 1:2.8 f=5cm C (Minolta) lens review. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to understand its strengths and weaknesses – usually it helps me a lot to start using unknown lens with much less of doubt. One day I decided that my data might be interesting for … Continue reading Review: Chiyoko Super Rokkor 50mm f:2.8 Minolta

Review: Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* FE 35mm F2.8 ZA

Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* FE 35mm F2.8 ZA (SEL35F28Z) lens review. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to understand its strengths and weaknesses – usually it helps me a lot to start using unknown lens with much less of doubt. One day I decided that my data might … Continue reading Review: Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* FE 35mm F2.8 ZA

Review: Minolta MD macro 100mm 1:4

Minolta New MD macro 100mm F4.0 lens review. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to understand its strengths and weaknesses – usually it helps me a lot to start using unknown lens with much less of doubt. One day I decided that my data might be interesting for someone … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD macro 100mm 1:4

Review: Minolta MD macro 50mm 1:3.5

Minolta New MD macro 50mm F3.5 lens review. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to understand its strengths and weaknesses – usually it helps me a lot to start using unknown lens with much less of doubt. One day I decided that my data might be interesting for someone … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD macro 50mm 1:3.5

Review: Minolta MD RF 500mm 1:8

Minolta New MD reflex mirror 500mm F8.0 lens review. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to understand its strengths and weaknesses – usually it helps me a lot to start using unknown lens with much less of doubt. One day I decided that my data might be interesting for … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD RF 500mm 1:8