Minolta AF 50mm F2.8 Macro A-mount lens review by milan33

reviewer#11447 date: Nov-7-2013
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:MAF 50 3.5, MAF 50 1.4, MAF 50 1,7, SAL 50 1.8
price paid:ex.130 EUR (used)
positive:Very sharp Macro lens from f.2.8, full scale from 1:1 to others, well metal build, great for macro flora pictures, and also portraits, good working in low light, not heavy, worth every EUR I have paid for.
negative:None.
comment:Very sharp Macro lens, full scale from 1:1 to others, great for portaits. Every photographer wish. The sharpest 50mm i used already. In Summertime, almost everytime in my bag.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 71
  • sharpness: 4.97
  • color: 4.87
  • build: 4.65
  • distortion: 4.96
  • flare control: 4.41
  • overall: 4.77
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