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Minolta Manual Lens

Review: Minolta MC MACRO Rokkor QF 50mm 1:3.5

Minolta MC Macro Rokkor QF 50mm 1:3.5 (Hills&Valleys/Knurled design, or MCII by collector’s classification) lens review. I like vintage lenses that can be used today regardless of age. This macro-fifty […]

LensRomantic: Minolta MD 85mm 1:2.0

Comparison of two different copies of Minolta MD 85mm 1:2.0. (New-MD, NMD, MD-III) ‘LensRomantic’ tests description is here. Tests of this type are mostly for collectors or tech-enthusiasts, for photographers […]

Review: Minolta MD Zoom 50-135mm 1:3.5

Minolta New-MD Zoom 50-135mm F/3.5 (New-MD, NMD, MDIII) lens review. The very special zoom because of unusual behavior. But with an absolutely clear purpose – this is an tool for […]

LensRomantic: Minolta MD 20mm f/2.8

Comparison of two different copies of Minolta MD 35mm 1:2.8. (New-MD, NMD, MDIII) ‘LensRomantic’ tests description is here. Tests of this type are mostly for collectors or tech-enthusiasts, for photographers […]

Review: Minolta MC Rokkor PF 55mm 1:1.9

Minolta MC Rokkor PF 55mm 1:1.9 lens review (‘MC-II’ style by the popular collector’s classification). This lens is much more interest to collectors than for photographers. This is because it […]

Review: Minolta MC Rokkor PF 55mm 1:1.7

Minolta MC Rokkor PF 55mm 1:1.7 lens review (‘Hills&Valleys/Knurled’ design, or ‘MC-II’ style by collectors classification). It is difficult to predict the test results by lenses with average specifications. Sometimes […]

LensRomantic: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.2

Comparison of three different copies of Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.2. (New-MD, NMD, MD-III) ‘LensRomantic’ tests description is here. Usually, tests of this type are mostly for collectors or tech-enthusiasts, for […]

Review: Minolta MC Rokkor PG 58mm 1:1.2 (updated)

Minolta MC Rokkor PG 58mm 1:1.2 lens review (‘Hills&Valleys/Knurled’ design, or ‘MC-II’ style by collectors classification). This is the second edition of the original article. There were two reasons for […]

Review: Minolta MC Rokkor PF 58mm 1:1.4

Minolta MC Rokkor PF 58mm F/1.4 lens review (Hills&Valleys/Knurled design, or MCII by collector’s classification). This is the well known, enough cheap and very popular ‘near fifty’ lens, can be […]

LensRomantic: Minolta MD 100mm 1:2.5

Comparison of two different copies of Minolta MD 100mm 1:2.5. (New-MD, NMD, MDIII) ‘LensRomantic’ tests description is here. Tests of this type are mostly for collectors or tech-enthusiasts, for photographers […]

LensRomantic: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7

Comparison of two different copies of Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7. (New-MD, NMD, MDIII) ‘LensRomantic’ tests description is here. Tests of this type are mostly for collectors or tech-enthusiasts, for photographers […]

Greece – Crete – Bali, Minolta MD 50mm F1.7, Sony A7II, Capture One, 2x resized

Demo Photos: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7

This article demonstrates a few examples which were taken with Minolta MD 50/1.7. Greece – Crete – Bali, Minolta MD 50mm F1.7, Sony A7II (24mpx), Capture One, 2x resized