Top 10 Minolta legacy lenses!

Started Apr 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
cyainparadise
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Re: Top 10 Minolta legacy lenses!
In reply to RussAdams, Apr 20, 2012

RussAdams wrote:

cyainparadise wrote:

1) Minolta Rokkor 58mm f/1.2
2) Minolta Maxxum 85mm f/1.4
3) Minolta Maxxum 17-35mm F/2.8-4
4) Minolta Rokkor 300mm f/4.5
5) Minolta Maxxum 16mm f/2.8
6) Minolta Maxxum 20mm f/2.8
7) Minolta Maxxum 75-300mm f/4.5-5.6
8) Minolta Maxxum 100mm f/2.8 Soft-Focus
9) Minolta Rokkor 135mm f/2.8
10) Minolta Rokkor 100mm f/4.5 Auto Bellows Macro

This is a great list! I have the Rokkor 58mm f/1.4 and lust after the 1.2... the 1.4 has beautiful bokeh in it's own right, but that extra .2 calls... Paired with the Focus Peaking in the A77, being a manual lens does not detract.

Russ

I remember one of the first shots I took with the 58mm f/1.2, back in the late 60's. It was in the late afternoon, and I think the film speed was ISO 100. Shot wide open, and the bokeh was so creamy and the colors were fantastic, due to the 'green eye' coating Minolta used.

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