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.

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Why Techart PRO:

I bought Sony A7 the first mirrorless Full Frame camera immediately as it became available. At that moment I already had a quite good collection of manual lenses and didn’t like to use them on digital crop-cameras. Also, I make many photos of my family and friends, so thin DOF is required quite often to hide the home- or street- environment on the pictures. ‘Focus peaking’ can help for photographers in many cases but it definitely unusable for portraits because people moves and time for focusing with focus peaking is insufficient. For me at least. After I’ve read a fresh reviews about Techart PRO I ordered adapter and changed my A7 to A7II, because first generation of ‘Sony7’ isn’t supported. Continue reading Review: Techart PRO Leica M – Sony E Autofocus Adapter

Review: Minolta MD Zoom 24-50mm 1:4.0

Minolta New MD (MDIII) 24-50mm F4.0 Zoom lens review.

The zoom which is strongly recommended, even independently of style of photographer and used crop-factor, it will work great in any case.

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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.

It is believed that the sharpness of prime lenses is better than that of the zooms. By the way, this is not always true. And usually few people imagine how noticeable the difference is. Such comparisons are needed to know exactly which lens you need to take with you for a walk.

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Review: Minolta MD Zoom 24-35mm 1:3.5

Lens review: Minolta New MD (MDIII) Zoom 24-35mm F3.5

Well, the first review of zoom on the site. This lens is genius, as it often happens with  Minolta.

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: 24mm, 28mm, 35mm groups.
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