Review: Minolta MC Rokkor PG 50mm 1:1.4

Another Minolta MC Rokkor PG 50mm F/1.4 lens review This is was the first 50mm F1.4 lens by Minolta, only 58mm with F1.4 were in production earlier. It has so great reputation that even younger and modern fifties sometimes hide in shadow of this MC. You can find a lot of opinions about this lens, … Continue reading Review: Minolta MC Rokkor PG 50mm 1:1.4

Review: Minolta MD Rokkor 45mm F2.0

This lens was produced only in one incarnation - MDII version. No analogs before and after, and this case quite rare for Minolta, because usually we can see product lines of the lenses with identical focal distances and apertures, like MC-version, then MD-I, MD-II etc. We have a right to call this lens as unique, … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD Rokkor 45mm F2.0

Review: Minolta MD II Rokkor 50mm 1:1.4

Another Minolta MD Rokkor (MD II) 50mm F1.4 lens review. 49mm filter thread (Those who love anime, probably spotted Yoko on the avatar. Yes - this lens is really so cool.) After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to understand its strengths and weaknesses – usually it helps me a … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD II Rokkor 50mm 1:1.4

Review: Minolta MC Rokkor PG 58mm f:1.2

Another Minolta MC Rokkor PG 58mm 1:1.2 lens review Important note: Minolta MC PG 58mm 1/1.2 is one of the famous 'bokeh monsters' in the world, may be it is Number One Monster by popularity, but this review contains only simple bokeh examples. Advanced tests of bokeh will be done later for some of available … Continue reading Review: Minolta MC Rokkor PG 58mm f:1.2