Minolta AF 85mm F1.4 A-mount lens review by superx2won
|superx2won#5261 date: Apr-20-2009|
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|ownership:||I own this lens|
|compared to:||Minolta 50mm 1.7|
M42 Jupiter-9 85/2
|price paid:||800 USD (USeD)|
|positive:||Big aperture, best for low light|
~135mm /1.4 in APS-C
Build to last forever
Optic is glass
Best for portrait
|negative:||slow AF & noisy|
circular aperture until f2.8
no focus limiter switch
|comment:||This is my first G lens. I thought this lens was as small as Jupiter-9 , but it was not. Lens is very big and bulky. In other words, it is heavy. When it plug into my A700. It balance out and work perfectly.|
lens is build by metal body , it was build to last forever.
This lens capture good skin tone. best for portrait. ~135mm in APS-C with F1.4. Wow... better than CZ 135/1.8 in FF.
It worth every penny you pay for it.