Recommend an inexpensive fast MF portrait prime for NEX ?

Started Apr 6, 2013 | Questions thread
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Re: Recommend an inexpensive fast MF portrait prime for NEX ?
In reply to dshin525, Apr 7, 2013

dshin525 wrote:

I would look at legacy minolta mc/md mount lenses.

A 50mm 1.7 or 1.4 would probably meet your needs? the 1.7 can be had for $20-$30...and 1.4 for $50-$70ish on ebay. I have both and I like them a lot.

Adapters can be had for $20. Most people seemed to like Fotodix or Rainbow Imaging ones. I have the rainbow imaging and haven't had any issues with it.

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I have those, too but I prefer the 50 f2 over the 50 f1.7 because it is sharp across the frame from wide open, and has better anti-flare coating.

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