Descriptions, pictures, tests, usage and other information on lenses, often from Minolta but also from other manufacturers. Pictures, tests and opinions are purely my own.
If I’m happy with a lens, it means that a) it fulfills my needs which may be different from yours and b) it only proves that it’s possible to get a good sample, which doesn’t mean you’ll get or have one. Image quality can vary a lot between different samples!
There isn’t much to be had in the way of native 28mm lenses for Sony FE cameras. Of course, Sony offers the FE 2/28 and I’ve tried that one out several times but couldn’t bring myself to buy it. I just don’t like its rendering, the pictures are dull and lifeless to my eyes. That only leaves legacy lenses as prime 28mm options. Continue reading “SMC Pentax 3.5/28 compared to other 28mm lenses”
During a facebook conversation Henrik Robeck asked if I could do a comparison between Minolta 28mm 1:3.5 lenses, specifically the two latest optical designs. However, I was curious enough to see the differences myself, so I decided to do a comparison between all the different 3.5/28 designs in the Minolta SR-mount line-up. Continue reading “Minolta 28mm 1:3.5 lenses – a comparison”