Celebrity Photography Lens – Minolta MD 135/2

Lens from a famous owner

One of the copies of the Minolta MD 135/2 lens that took part in testing on this site turned out to be the former property of photographer Harry Benson.
I found out about this quite by accident, and decided to collect all the details in one article.


The main source is the topic on eoshd.com forum. Here is the quotes and screenshots. (more…)

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)

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 135mm F2.0 – the true portraiture queen, enough rare and quite expensive lens. I was glad to compare two different copies.