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

Review: Minolta MD Zoom 28-85mm 1:3.5-4.5 Macro

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

LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm f/3.5-4.8 vs. MD Zoom 35-70mm f/3.5 vs. MD 28mm f/3.5

Comparison of lenses Minolta MD 28-70mm 1:3.5-4.8 Zoom, Minolta MD 35-70mm 1:3.5, Minolta MD 28mm 1:3.5 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: Long distance - sharpness: Test description: Camera Sony A7II (24mpx, full frame) was fixed … Continue reading LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm f/3.5-4.8 vs. MD Zoom 35-70mm f/3.5 vs. MD 28mm f/3.5

Review: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm 1:3.5-4.8 Macro

Lens review: Minolta New MD (MDIII) Zoom 28-70mm F3.5-4.8 Macro. 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: 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 70mm groups. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD Zoom 28-70mm 1:3.5-4.8 Macro

LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 35-135mm f/3.5-4.5 vs. MD 35mm f/2.8, MD 50mm f/2.0, MD 85mm f/2.0, MD 135mm f/2.8

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) were fixed by gravity power on the distances in more than 200 meters.  All shots were made with apertures from fully opened and up to F16. ISO-100. Shutter Speed … Continue reading LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 35-135mm f/3.5-4.5 vs. MD 35mm f/2.8, MD 50mm f/2.0, MD 85mm f/2.0, MD 135mm f/2.8

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

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) were fixed by gravity power on the distances in more than 200 meters.  All shots were made with apertures from fully opened and up to F16. ISO-100. Shutter Speed … 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 Zoom 35-135mm 1:3.5-4.5 Macro

Minolta New MD (MDIII) Zoom 35-135mm F3.5-4.5 lens review. 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: 35mm, 50mm, 85mm, 135mm groups. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD Zoom 35-135mm 1:3.5-4.5 Macro

LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 24-50mm f/4.0 vs. MD 24mm f/2.8, MD 28mm f/2.8 (5×5), MD 35mm f/2.8, MD 50mm f/1.4

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) were fixed by gravity power on the distances in more than 200 meters.  All shots were made with apertures from fully opened and up to F16. ISO-100. Shutter … Continue reading LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 24-50mm f/4.0 vs. MD 24mm f/2.8, MD 28mm f/2.8 (5×5), MD 35mm f/2.8, MD 50mm f/1.4

Review: Minolta MD Zoom 35-70mm 1:3.5 Macro

Minolta New MD (MDIII) 35-70mm F3.5 Zoom Macro lens review. 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: 35mm, 50mm, 70mm groups. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD Zoom 35-70mm 1:3.5 Macro

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

Minolta New MD (MDIII) 24-50mm F4.0 Zoom lens review. 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, 50mm groups. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD Zoom 24-50mm 1:4.0