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

reviewer#5869 date: Aug-18-2009
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
overall: 4.2
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 28-135 f4/4,5
price paid:90 CAD (2nd hand)
positive:Light
Sharp
Fast
negative:Flare control
Lens hood
comment:It is my favourite lens at concerts as it is sharp enough even wide open and very good closed to f2-2,2
Maybe a little expensive for a '80s lens.....

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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