So Sony announced their newest flagship camera and it got a lot of hype. And after my initial enthusiasm cooled down a bit I collect my thoughts and ask myself the essential question: Would the a7rII improve my photography if I upgraded from my Alpha 7? Image quality The specs tell us that the camera will … Continue reading My thoughts about the Sony Alpha 7r II
I wanted to see how my new FE 2/28 compares against my older manual lenses, so I ran a comparison between four lenses: The Minolta MD 2.8/28 is very small, light and affordable The Carl Zeiss Distagon 2.8/28 T* enjoys a very good reputation and it is a bit more expensive at around 250€. The Minolta MC … Continue reading Old against New: Zeiss 2.8/28 vs Sony FE 2/28 vs Minolta MC 2/28
My friend Matt had a review copy of the Samsung NX1 at his hand so we met up and I could get some hands on experience with this new camera which created quite some buzz. This is in no way an in depth review, just some thoughts and impressions after using it for about five hours.
I like and use Minolta SR lenses a lot and this is a growing database of them. Please read my about lens ratings page to understand how the ratings are to be read. All ratings are based on my experience with these lenses on my fullframe Sony Alpha 7. If you purchase the lens through one of … Continue reading The rated List of Minolta MD/MC Lenses on the Sony a7
After I published the Minolta List several kind people offered to lent me Minolta lenses so I had a MD 2/85 and MC 1.7/85 plus several of my own lenses and made this test to see where the strengths and weaknesses of each lens are. All ebay links are affiliate links and it is appreciated if … Continue reading 85mm comparison- Minolta, Tokina, Canon and Samyang