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

reviewer#5808 date: Aug-4-2009
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 5
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:
missing
price paid:110 USD
positive:Fast. Takes nice portraits. Nice bokeh.
negative:Soft at times. Long focal length creates difficulties (on APS C)
comment:First addition to my A300 and I love this lens. Has been fantastic for taking pictures of people. Nice bokeh. Works well in low light situations.

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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