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 MC Rokkor PG 50mm f/1.4 vs. MD I Rokkor 50mm f/1.4 vs. MD II Rokkor 50mm f/1.4 vs. New MD 50mm f/1.4

Here you can see the comparison of Minolta-SR 50mm lenses - from Rokkor PG up to New MD - all are the best classic 50mm lenses ever, and this selection of winner is just an option - photographers can use any of these lenses without any doubts and without reading of this article, but it … Continue reading LensWars: Minolta MC Rokkor PG 50mm f/1.4 vs. MD I Rokkor 50mm f/1.4 vs. MD II Rokkor 50mm f/1.4 vs. New MD 50mm f/1.4

Review: Minolta MD Rokkor 50mm F1.4 (MDI)

Another Minolta MD Rokkor 50mm F/1.4 lens review - 55mm filter thread, MDI version. This is the first Minolta MD series lens with 50mm focal distance, and the second 50 mm lens in whole Minolta SLR career - for SR-mount cameras. The note about SR-mount is required because  there were a three 50mm lenses by … Continue reading Review: Minolta MD Rokkor 50mm F1.4 (MDI)

LensWars: Minolta MD 28mm f/2.0 vs. MD 28mm f/2.8(7×7) vs. MD 28mm f/2.8(5×5) vs. MD 28mm f/3.5 – 2nd round

Comparison of lenses Minolta MD 28mm f/2.0 vs. MD 28mm f/2.8(7x7) vs. MD 28mm f/2.8(5x5) vs. MD 28mm f/3.5. The first battle of 28mm Minolta MD (generation III) lenses was the first lenses-comparison on this site. That time I had copy of MD 28mm 1:2.8 5x5 version and MD 35mm 1:3.5 in bad cosmetic appearance. … Continue reading LensWars: Minolta MD 28mm f/2.0 vs. MD 28mm f/2.8(7×7) vs. MD 28mm f/2.8(5×5) vs. MD 28mm f/3.5 – 2nd round

LensWars: Canon FDn 35mm f/2.0 vs. Minolta MD 35mm f/1.8

Canon New FD 35mm 1:2.0 vs Minolta MD 35mm 1:1.8 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 on the tripod and managed remotely … Continue reading LensWars: Canon FDn 35mm f/2.0 vs. Minolta MD 35mm f/1.8

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

LensWars: Canon FDn 50mm f/1.2 vs. Canon FDn 50mm f/1.4

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 on the tripod and managed remotely with computer display as a viewfinder. Targets (buildings) were fixed … Continue reading LensWars: Canon FDn 50mm f/1.2 vs. Canon FDn 50mm f/1.4

LensWars: Minolta MD 135mm f/2.8 vs. MD 135mm f/3.5

Comparison of lenses Minolta MD 135mm 1:2.8, Minolta MD 135mm 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 on the tripod and managed … Continue reading LensWars: Minolta MD 135mm f/2.8 vs. MD 135mm f/3.5

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