Review: Chiyoko Super Rokkor 85mm f:2.8 Minolta

This is the lens from first years after WWII and it's a part of history of Japans photo-industry, from the times when the poor and ruined country started the race against the worlds most famous corporations producing photo equipment and finally have won. The reason is clear - one glance at Super Rokkor 85mm is … Continue reading Review: Chiyoko Super Rokkor 85mm f:2.8 Minolta

Review: Chiyoko Super Rokkor 50mm f:2.0 Minolta

Lens review: Chiyoda Kogaku Chiyoko Super Rokkor 1:2 f=5cm C (Minolta) Japan LTM/LSM/m39 Chiyoko Super Rokkor 1:2.0 f=5cm (Minolta) Japan LTM parameters: Name engraved on lens Chiyoko Super Rokkor 1:2 f=5cm C f[mm] 50 A max [1/f] 2 A min[1/f] 22 Number of blades 10 Lens design [el.] 7 Lens design [gr.] 6 Filter thread … Continue reading Review: Chiyoko Super Rokkor 50mm f:2.0 Minolta

Review: Chiyoda Kogaku Super Rokkor 50mm f:1.8 Minolta

Lens review: Chiyoda Kogaku Super Rokkor 1:1.8 f=5cm (Minolta) Japan LTM/LSM/m39 In this review, only the technical properties of the lens are investigated. Artistic abilities will be tested in the future, in a separate article. After getting a new lens, I always take a few technical shots to understand its strengths and weaknesses – usually … Continue reading Review: Chiyoda Kogaku Super Rokkor 50mm f:1.8 Minolta