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

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

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

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

Greece – Crete – Agios Nikolaos, Minolta MD 50mm F1.4, Sony A7II, Capture One, 2x resized

Demo Photos: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.4

It was a real pleasure to use this lens for taking photos during preparing for this article. 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 … Continue reading Demo Photos: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.4

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

The famous zoom versus famous primes. Tired of listening to theoretical opinions about how good this zoom is? Now you can see it with your own eyes in details. 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) … 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 50mm 1:1.4

Another Minolta New MD 50mm F1.4 lens review. This is ideal lens. If photographer get this lens first - then all another lenses in the photo-bag be the Minolta only. It's like an essence of fifties - the last generation which absorbs all the best from predecessors and balanced in all aspects. After getting a … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.4