Minolta MD 135mm 1:2.0 two copies comparison – LensRomantic
Minolta MD 135mm 1:2.0 two copies comparison (New-MD, MD III or Plain MD design)
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Minolta New-MD 135mm F2.0 – the true portraiture queen, enough rare and quite expensive lens. I was glad to compare two different copies.
|Copy #1||Copy #2|
|Mechanical Condition:||Very Good||Near Mint|
|Cosmetic Condition:||Average||Near Mint|
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Minolta MD 135mm 1:2.0 two copies comparison – long-distance resolution test
Testing methods description
- Target: cityscape
- Distance: > 200 meters to center focus point
- Camera: Sony A7II (24mpx, full-frame, tripod, remote control). M-mode, ISO fixed, WB fixed, SteadyShot – OFF. The focus point is on the center only.
- RAW processing: Capture One, default settings. All quality settings – 100%. Crops – 300×200 px
I don’t see any difference which should be mentioned.