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Tag: Lens Test

Review: Helios 44M-7 58mm 1:2.0

The popularity of Russian lenses has grown considerably over the past few years. Perhaps this is the result of globalization, perhaps – Photographers protest against the principles of modern lenses […]

Review: Minolta MC W Rokkor SG 28mm 1:3.5

Minolta MC W Rokkor SG 28mm F/3.5 (“Hills&Valleys”/”Knurled” design or MC II by collectors classification) lens review. 28mm/f3.5 – the only one available true wide lens for photographers who need […]

Review: Minolta MC W Rokkor HH 35mm 1:1.8

Minolta MC W Rokkor HH 35mm f/1.8 lens review (‘Hills&Valleys/Knurled’ design, or ‘MC-II’ style by collectors classification). One another legend by Minolta – the wide-angle 35mm lens powered with F1.8. […]

Review: Minolta MC MACRO Rokkor QF 50mm 1:3.5

Minolta MC Macro Rokkor QF 50mm 1:3.5 (Hills&Valleys/Knurled design, or MCII by collector’s classification) lens review. I like vintage lenses that can be used today regardless of age. This macro-fifty […]

LensRomantic: Minolta MD 85mm 1:2.0

Comparison of two different copies of Minolta MD 85mm 1:2.0. (New-MD, NMD, MD-III) ‘LensRomantic’ tests description is here. Tests of this type are mostly for collectors or tech-enthusiasts, for photographers […]

Review: Minolta MD Zoom 50-135mm 1:3.5

Minolta New-MD Zoom 50-135mm F/3.5 (New-MD, NMD, MDIII) lens review. The very special zoom because of unusual behavior. But with an absolutely clear purpose – this is an tool for […]

Review: Minolta MC Rokkor PF 55mm 1:1.9

Minolta MC Rokkor PF 55mm 1:1.9 lens review (‘MC-II’ style by the popular collector’s classification). This lens is much more interest to collectors than for photographers. This is because it […]

Review: Minolta MC Rokkor PF 55mm 1:1.7

Minolta MC Rokkor PF 55mm 1:1.7 lens review (‘Hills&Valleys/Knurled’ design, or ‘MC-II’ style by collectors classification). It is difficult to predict the test results by lenses with average specifications. Sometimes […]

LensRomantic: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.2

Comparison of three different copies of Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.2. (New-MD, NMD, MD-III) ‘LensRomantic’ test description is here. Usually, tests of this type are mostly for collectors or tech-enthusiasts, for […]