Minolta MC 1,4/50 experiences

Started Mar 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Minolta MC 1,4/50 experiences
In reply to eques, Mar 10, 2013

I had a bunch of normal manual lenses of old, some of them got into my test chart, most of them (with the exception of Olympus Pen-F and Takumar) were very soft and glowing wide open and required 2 stops to get to good sharpness. That softness actually works very good for portraits, for everything else there is no reason not to get SEL5018, it's very sharp lens with excellent contrast:

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