Meyer Optik Görlitz 50mm 1:1.8 vs. Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7 – comparison

Meyer Optik Görlitz 50mm 1:1.8 vs Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7

We don’t need to be an oracle to predict Minolta’s victory. But we need to find out how much Meyer-Optik Goerlitz will lose. In terms of IQ of course, this comparison is not about bokeh, feelings, and other esoteric materials.

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Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7 two copies comparison – LensRomantic

Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7 two copies comparison (New-MD, MD III or Plain MD design)

The description of a LensRomantic test is here. These comparisons are for collectors or tech-enthusiasts. Photographers may go directly to a lens review.

Minolta New-MD 50mm F1.7 is from the top of popularity among other fifties – great IQ for a minimal price.

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Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.2 vs MD 50mm 1:1.4 vs MD 50mm 1:1.7 vs MD 50mm 1:2.0 vs MD 50mm 1:3.5 – comparison

Minolta MD 50mm lenses comparison:

  • Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.2 MD III
  • Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.4 MD III
  • Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7 MD III
  • Minolta MD 50mm 1:2.0 MD III
  • Minolta MD Macro 50mm 1:3.5 MD III

This is a battle without losers. All 50mm Minolta lenses are balanced in terms of technical capabilities and price. Therefore, this comparison was made rather out of curiosity, no matter what lens you take for photography – the result will be the best.

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Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7 – review

Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.7 – vintage manual lens test and review

  • Official classification: New-MD
  • Collector’s classification: MD III

This is one of the most common lenses from Minolta. Not so famous as faster sisters 50/1.4 or 50/1.2 that is why it is a very cheap for today, but at the same time – absolutely wonderful fifty that will never let you down and works wonderful, like any other Minolta’s 50mm.

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