Minolta AF 50mm F3.5 Macro A-mount lens review by Milan33m

reviewer#11156 date: May-31-2013
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:MAF's 50 1.4; 1,7, 2.8 Macro
price paid:130 EUR (used)
positive:Great lens, very sharp and very good Macro, not heavy, well build. Great colours. Nice bokeh.
negative:Very rare and hard to find. Only 1:2 ratio.
comment:Very nice and rare lens. I used it for flowers mostly and small objects photography.
I sold due to a bit short for me range it and changed for MAF 50 2,8 metal prime lens (even more sharpen one I have).

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 61
  • sharpness: 4.93
  • color: 4.97
  • build: 4.62
  • distortion: 4.95
  • flare control: 4.70
  • overall: 4.84
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