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

reviewer#9972 date: Feb-24-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
overall: 4.6
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 f1.4
price paid:135 EUR (used)
positive:sharp at all apertures, beautiful colours
negative:flare
comment:I got this lens in mint condition from Ebay. After a few shots i think this nice lens will replace my Sony 50mm f1.4. It it much sharper, Macro is incredible. For portraits f2.8 already has nice DOF.

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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