Minolta AF 50mm F1.4 RS A-mount lens review by vX-2

reviewer#3193 date: Jan-19-2008
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 28-75 @ F2.8
price paid:US 90 (Ebay)
positive:Fast Focus, Built-in Hood
negative:Not that I can think of.
comment:I've used this lens for outdoor potraits, it's quite nice.. I like the shape of the bokeh as well.. Nothing much to complain.. The DOF for the lens (1990) that I got appears to be just fine.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 37
  • sharpness: 4.64
  • color: 4.84
  • build: 4.70
  • distortion: 4.89
  • flare control: 4.30
  • overall: 4.67
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