Top 10 Minolta legacy lenses!

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

I feel the need to diversify this question a bit

Top 5 Minolta AF lenses - unique & outstanding imaging quality
1. 58/1.2 MC Rokkor (MF)
2. 200/4 APO G Macro
3. 28-70/2.8 G
4. 35/1.4 G RS
5. 100/2.8 Macro RS

Top 5 Min AF lenses - sharpness wide-open
1. 50/2.8 Macro v1
2. 100/2
3. 70-200/2.8 SSM G
4. 200/2.8 APO G (& HS)
5. 300/4 HS APO G

Top 5 Min AF lenses - special occasions & street
1. 85/1.4 G RS
2. 35/2
3. 28/2
4. 20/2.8 RS
5. 50/3.5 Macro

Top 5 Min AF lenses - versatile & reliable Pro usage
1. 300/2.8 HS APO G
2. 80-200/2.8 HS APO G
3. 400/4.5 HS APO G
4. 17-35/3.5 G
5. ...

Top Min AF lenses - on a budget
1. 28-135/4-4.5
2. 70-210/4
3. 50/1.7 v1
4. 28/2.8
5. 24-50/4 & 35-105/4.5-5.6 v1

Top 5 Min AF lenses - honorable mention
1. 80-200/2.8 APO v1
2. 50/1.4
3. 135/T4.5 STF
4. 135/2.8
5. 16/2.8 Fisheye

Lenses I have not tested yet:

  • 600/4 HS APO G

  • 300/2.8 SSM G

  • 100/2.8 Soft

  • 24/2.8

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