This article demonstrates a few examples which were taken with Minolta MD 50/1.7. Greece – Crete – Bali, Minolta MD 50mm F1.7, Sony A7II (24mpx), Capture One, 2x resized
This article demonstrates a few examples which were taken with Minolta MD 35/2.8.
Comparison of two similar copies Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.4 (New-MD, MD-III or Plain MD design) Introduction note for the first article in this category: Such comparisons can give us a […]
Comparison of lenses Minolta MC Rokkor PF 135mm f/2.8, MC Rokkor QD 135mm f/3.5, and MD 135mm f/2.8. 135mm is the very popular focal distance for many styles of photography: […]
Minolta MC Tele Rokkor QD 135mm 1:3.5 lens review (Minolta MC-II type by collectors classification). Small but very proud lens. Like many other lenses of that era, it is already […]
Minolta MC Tele Rokkor-PF 135mm 1:2.8 lens review. This is the fast lens with classic focal distance – very suitable for portraits and landscapes. Tons of such lenses have been […]
Minolta MC Tele Rokkor QF 200mm F3.5 lens review (‘Hills & Valleys’ or ‘MC II’ style by collectors classification) The first impression – it’s solid and heavy. It would be […]
Minolta MC Tele Rokkor HF 300mm 1:4.5 (MC I) lens review It’s difficult for me to make an objective conclusion about this lens – I don’t use such focal distances […]
Minolta MC Tele Rokkor QE 100mm F3.5 lens review (‘MC I’ style by collectors classification) During the digging for a lens for next tests, I found a few offers with […]
This lens was produced only in one incarnation – MD II version. No analogs before and after, and this case quite rare for Minolta, because usually we can see product […]
It’s the demonstration of possibilities of one of the reviewed lens. Not a pro-photography.
Lens review: Minolta New MD (MDIII) Zoom 28-70mm F3.5-4.8 Macro. This is not a Minolta actually, just labeled. Anyway, Minolta’s logo can’t be appeared on unworthy lens.
Comparison of lenses Minolta MD 135mm 1:2.0, Minolta MD 135mm 1:2.8 Two of the best 135mm lenses in absolutely different price categories.
LensWars: Minolta MD Zoom 35-135mm 1:3.5-4.5 vs. MD 35mm 1:2.8, MD 50mm 1:2.0, MD 85mm 1:2.0, MD 135mm 1:2.8
Results of the zoom looks good enough, but anyway it wasn’t easy battle.
This comparison is correct only for conditions and equipment used for tests. Test results can differ if any element is changed. I consider this article to be my most serious […]
Canon New FD 50mm F1.4 lens review. Canon modern popularity pushes manual old FD-mount lenses to the list of popular optics among photographers, and in fact, it is deserved.