Minolta AF 50mm F2.8 Macro A-mount lens review by OG903

reviewer#10789 date: Dec-17-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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 own this lens
compared to:sony 50mm 1.8
tamron 90mm macro
price paid:180 usd
positive:sharp, very sharp
negative:mmm...
comment:really enjoying this lens, reignited my passion for 50mm. good for portraits too. actually for all types of shots! i like to use manual mode, and peaking feature in the a65 really helps with accuracy. as good as my tammy 90mm macro. metal body feels like it would last another 20 yrs!!!

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 69
  • sharpness: 4.97
  • color: 4.87
  • build: 4.65
  • distortion: 4.96
  • flare control: 4.42
  • overall: 4.77
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