Minolta AF 50mm F1.7 A-mount lens review by Milan33m

reviewer#5355 date: May-7-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.9
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:MAF 100/2,8 Macro, MAF 70-210/4 Beercan, MAF 28-105/3,5-5,6, MAF 100-300/4,5-5,6
price paid:80 EUR (used)
positive:good sharpnes, 1,7 aperture, takes great people portraits indoor, no need to use flash in indoor photography low light, nice bokeh
comment:Great lens, well built, takes great portraits in low low indoor photography, quite often used, not very expensive in comparison to its brother 50/1,4. Worth its price for me.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 418
  • sharpness: 4.63
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.58
  • distortion: 4.74
  • flare control: 4.17
  • overall: 4.58
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