Review: Minolta MD 100mm 1:2.5

Another Minolta MD (New-MD, MD III) 100mm F2.5 lens review.

‘The best’ – are appropriated words if linked with this 100/2.5. Guarantied result on a taken photo, no any surprises, no need to close aperture. Was underrated but it looks like that people start to understand what gem it is and prices started to grow.
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Review: Minolta MD 85mm 1:2.0

Another Minolta New MD 85mm F2 lens review.

I’m not the first who says that this is possible the best lens of Minolta ever. And yes, it is sharp even wide opened.
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LensWars: Minolta MD 50mm f/1.2 vs. MD 50mm f/1.4 vs. MD 50mm f/1.7 vs. MD 50mm f/2.0 vs. MD 50mm f/3.5 macro

Comparison of lenses Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.2, Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.4, Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7, Minolta MD 50mm 1:2.0, Minolta MD Macro 50mm 1:3.5.

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Review: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7

Another Minolta New MD 50mm F1.7 lens review.

One of the most common lenses from Minolta. Not so famous as faster sisters 50/1.4 or 50/1.2 that is why a very cheap for today, but at the same time – absolutely wonderful fifty that will never let you down and works wonderful, like any other Minolta’s 50mm.
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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.
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Review: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.2

Another Minolta New MD 50mm F1.2 lens review.

Heavy artillery is here. Dream fifty with a tons of glass and Minolta’s quality. Sometimes I think that this beauty is one of the most underrated lenses independently of price.
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LensWars: Minolta MD 35mm f/1.8 vs. MD 35mm f/2.8 and one more

Comparison of lenses Minolta MD 35mm 1:1.8, Minolta MD 35mm 1:2.8 and Sony FE 35mm 1:2.8 ZA.

I could never make a choice on one of the two lenses – New MD 35/1.8 or New MD 35/2.8. To be honest, this comparison does not help either – they are both the best.
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Review: Minolta MD 35mm 1:2.8

Another Minolta New MD 35mm F2.8 lens review.

This little lady is the one of the winners in ‘unexpectedly surprising IQ lens’ competition. Really, how about the lens from 1981 which works like the most famous and expensive modern competitors? Got doubt? Results of tests are below.
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