Minolta AF 50mm f/1.7 Reviews

Aug 15th, 2006rohit

Priced Paid
$60 USD

Product Understanding
Good

Time Owned
Less than a year

Since sony isn't making this one anymore, it immediately becomes a collector item. On a 7d, 5d, or alpha it becomes a 75mm lens which compares well against the more expensive 50mm f/1.4. If you own a minolta, you better have one of these!!!
Sep 27th, 2006pocho

Priced Paid
$80

Product Understanding
Good

Time Owned
Less than a month

Sharp and fast. If you take pictures at weddings this is a must. It is the poor mans digital version of Minolta's 85mm lens.

Get it now on ebay for around $80. A must have.
Dec 26th, 2006Rigoletto

Priced Paid
€ 75 used

Product Understanding
Good

Time Owned
Less than a year

This fast, sharp and real compact lens is a must for a Sony Minolta APS user. I don't understand because Sony don't has inserted this lens in its catalogue.

Questo obiettivo veloce, nitido e veramente compatto non può mancare nel corredo di un utente Minolta Sony APS. Non capisco perché Sony non ha inserito questo obiettivo nel suo catalogo.
Jan 20th, 2007turerkan

Priced Paid
$50 USD

Product Understanding
Good

Time Owned
Less than a year

sharp (not at 1.7 but at 2.8)
small and light weight
colors are great

everything is OK with this lens.. truly.
Jan 22nd, 2011ProfHankD

Priced Paid
$60

Product Understanding
Good

Time Owned
More than a year

A good fast normal lens with fewer artifacts than most, especially compared to f/1.4 normals. APS-C edges are slightly soft wide open, and that's the only issue. Bokeh are not bad. The new Sony f/1.8 is perhaps a tad sharper, but is APS-C only, poorer build, etc.

This makes a nice portrait lens on APS-C, and is fast enough for shots of my 3-year-old at play.

This lens seems prone to fungus (because of the clever little pull-out shade?), so watch for that when buying off eBay, etc.
Oct 14th, 2016knuben

Priced Paid
100usd

Product Understanding
Good

Time Owned
Less than a year

alt ved denne linse er meget god kvalitet både i mekanik og linse skarphed

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