Canon S 50mm 1:1.4 I vs Canon S 50mm 1:1.5 vs Canon S 50mm 1:1.8 vs Chiyoda Kogaku 50mm 1:1.8 vs Chiyoko 50mm 1:2.0 vs Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.4 – comparison

Minolta and Canon 50mm LTM lenses comparison:

  • Canon S 50mm 1:1.4 I
  • Canon S 50mm 1:1.5 Serenar
  •  Canon S 50mm 1:1.8 Serenar
  • Chiyoda Kogaku 50mm 1:1.8 Super Rokkor (Minolta)
  • Chiyoko 50mm 1:2.0 Super Rokkor (Minolta)
  • Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.4 MD III

This comparison is correct only for conditions and equipment used for tests. An element changed – the result changed.


Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.4 – review

Minolta MD 50mm 1:1.4 – vintage manual lens test and review

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

This is the ideal lens. If a photographer gets this lens first – then all other lenses in the photo-bag will be the Minolta only. It’s like an essence of the fifties – the last generation which absorbs all the best from predecessors and balanced in all aspects.