Minolta AF 50mm F3.5 Macro A-mount lens review by milan33

reviewer#9170 date: Jun-22-2011
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:MAF 50 2,8 and MAF 100 2,8, Sigma 50 2,8 and Sigma 90
price paid:135 EUR
positive:extremely sharp! much sharper than MAF 50 2,8 and 100 2,8 light-weight
negative:difficult to find second hand, only Macro 1;2, not produced anymore, rare!
comment:Best Minolta Macro lens! Extremely sharp and useful. Good minimum distance, good real Minolta bokhey, and real colors, light weight. Difficult to find on second hand market. Worth its price, but very rare. If you have chance take it immediately, will not dare it.

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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