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Minolta AF 70-210mm F4 (beercan)

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Post Options Post Options   Quote amarston22 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 March 2017 at 07:59
This old lens continues to impress


a77II ISO200, 1/100 sec, 100mm @ f/5.0
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Still sharp as a tack!


DSC02945 by Johan Olsson, on Flickr

A77, 135mm, 1/60sec, F/4.5, ISO320 with a Mino 3600HS-D bounced off the ceiling.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote SnowFella Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 March 2018 at 09:31
The old Beercan still shines, no complaints over sharpness here!


DSC07611-2 by Johan Olsson, on Flickr

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DSC07611 by Johan Olsson, on Flickr

135mm, F/4.5 on an A77
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Post Options Post Options   Quote mariuszlo Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 August 2018 at 17:23
I'm first with sample from A99ii
Minolta 70-210/4.0 at 210mm F8.0 1/500s ISO 200

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Edited by skm.sa100 - 09 August 2018 at 23:04
More Dyxumer, less photographer.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote alpha_in_exile Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 October 2020 at 19:25
From my present beercan.

At f/4 and 150mm--


And this beercan, contrary to most reviews I've seen (and even compared to a previous beercan I had), is sharp in the center at 210mm wide open (f/4, only default sharpening in Lightroom, no added sharpening beyond that)--


More samples showing vignetting and sharpness here
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Clematis, f/4.0 @ 210mm, distance 7 feet. (Straight out of the camera.)

Sony ILCE-7RM4, Sony LA-EA5, 70-210mm F4, f/4.0 210.0 mm 1/1000sec, ISO 3200

Edited by Rudi A - 04 May 2021 at 14:51
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