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Tag: Optical Design

Review: Minolta MD Rokkor 45mm F2.0

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 […]

Review: Minolta MD 300mm 1:4.5

Another Minolta New MD (MD III) 300mm F4.5 lens review. The longest lens in MD line which has been built by a classic approach to the optical design. Tests say […]

Review: Minolta MD 200mm 1:4.0

Another Minolta New MD (MD III) 200mm F4 lens review. Some of lenses don’t have a high characteristics, don’t became famous and looks too simple for fans, but these lenses […]

Review: Minolta MD 200mm 1:2.8

Another Minolta New MD (MD III) 200mm F2.8 lens review. Minolta designed two portraiture bombs – one is already reviewed Minolta MD 135mm F2.0 and this is second – Minolta […]

Review: Minolta MD 135mm 1:3.5

Another Minolta New MD (MD III) 135mm F3.5 lens review. This lens is in the list of most popular lenses among Minolta fans. Tests are nice, so, why not? And […]

Review: Minolta MD 135mm 1:2.8

Another Minolta New MD (MD III) 135mm F2.8 lens review. ‘Must have’ lens for portraiture – very convenient in use and with guarantee of result. Low prices on auctions looks […]

Review: Minolta MD 135mm 1:2.0

Another Minolta New MD (MD III) 135mm F2 lens review. Yes, the best 135 mm lens ever. Yes, this is one of the most expensive lenses based on the classic […]

Review: Minolta MD 100mm 1:2.5

Another Minolta MD (New-MD, MD III) 100mm F2.5 lens review. ‘The best’ – are appropriated words if linked with this 100/2.5. Guarantied result on a taken photo, no any surprises, […]

Review: Minolta MD 85mm 1:2.0

Another Minolta New MD 85mm F2 lens review. I’m not the first who says that this is possible the best lens of Minolta ever. And yes, it is sharp even […]

Review: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7

Another Minolta New MD 50mm F1.7 lens review. One of the most common lenses from Minolta. Not so famous as faster sisters 50/1.4 or 50/1.2 that is why a very […]

Review: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.4

Another Minolta New MD 50mm F1.4 lens review. This is ideal lens. If photographer get this lens first – then all another lenses in the photo-bag be the Minolta only. […]

Review: Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.2

Another Minolta New MD 50mm F1.2 lens review. Heavy artillery is here. Dream fifty with tons of glass and Minolta’s quality. Sometimes I think that this beauty is one of […]

Review: Minolta MD 35mm 1:2.8

Another Minolta New MD 35mm F2.8 lens review. This little lady is the one of the winners in ‘unexpectedly surprising IQ lens’ competition. Really, how about the lens from 1981 […]

Review: Minolta MD 35mm 1:1.8

Another Minolta New MD 35mm F1.8 lens review. Very famous lens. Should stay in Hall of Fame of Minolta. Even fans of the other labels prefer to have it in […]

Review: Minolta MD 28mm 1:3.5

Another Minolta New MD 28mm F3.5 lens review The big surprise. One of the most underrated wide-angle lenses which was designed and produced by Minolta.