Review: Minolta MD 28mm 1:2.8 (5 lenses in 5 groups)

Another Minolta New MD 28mm F2.8 5×5 lens review.

A lot copies of this lens were produced, and it easy can be found on auctions for a couple of yens, does it means that lens isn’t so good as others? Not of course. This is Minolta.
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Review: Minolta MD 28mm 1:2.8 (7 lenses in 7 groups)

Another Minolta New MD 28mm F2.8 7×7 lens review.

Minolta produced two MD 28mm F2.8 lenses – one with 7 elements in 7 groups optical design and another – 5×5. Both looks very similar, but can be easy recognized – 5×5 version has thin black ring around front lens for and 7×7 doesn’t. Both lenses are compared on this site from the sharpness point of view, but this article is about testing results of 7×7 version.
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Review: Minolta MD 28mm 1:2.0

Minolta New MD 28mm F2 lens review.

I was impressed with this lens right after I saw the first results of testing – this lens gives tremendous confidence in the result.
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Review: Minolta MD 24mm 1:2.8

Another Minolta New MD 24mm F2.8 lens review.

Very popular lens, it stays on position close to legendary status. Has a great IQ and can give for owner everything which can be expected from 24mm fast prime. If you are not sure that you need it then look over tests.
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Review: Minolta MD 20mm 1:2.8

Another Minolta New MD 20mm F2.8 lens review.

Personally, it’s my choice among other wide options. I love this lens because geometry, sharpness and shape of hull, or may be because I’m feeling it in my hands better than others ultra-wides – this MD 20/2.8 is a very fit ‘chan’.
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Review: Minolta MD 17mm 1:4

Another Minolta New MD 17mm F4 lens review.

This is the widest lens which can be used for any scenes without geometric correction in post-editing. Too cool to be real.
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