Minolta AF 50mm F3.5 Macro A-mount lens reviews

reviews found: 61    << 1 2 3
reviewer#23 date: Dec-1-2004
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:
price paid:
positive:Excellent quality, neutral colors
negative:Just 1:2
comment:My prefer Minolta fix-focus lens with 2/35mm. A sharpness, brightness and colors are very good, better than 1,4 or 1,7/50mm. Shure, 2,8/50mm macro is better but a price is not a same... Best stops ? 5,6 - 8 and 11 but y can shoot at f/16 or f/22, a diffraction is high at f/32.

Tested on D7D at stops f/8 and f/11, results are very good with sharpness at 0 on body. This lens becomes a very good telelens 75mm.
reviews found: 61    << 1 2 3

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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