Yashica ML 28mm 1:2.8 vs Minolta MD 28mm 1:2.8 – 5 elements 5 groups – comparison

Yashica ML 28mm F/2.8 vs Minolta MD 28mm F/2.8 5×5 – comparison

Both of these lenses are quite suitable for those looking for an inexpensive wide-angle. But the price quite accurately reflects their capabilities – they cope with their tasks, although they are not something outstanding from the point of view of optics. They are somewhere in the middle of the evolution of 28mm lenses – there are many sharper ones, but there are also many much weaker models.

Yashica ML 28mm 1:2.8 – review

Yashica Lens ML 28mm 1:2.8 lens review, aka Yashica ML 28mm 1:2.8. Made by Yashica.

Mount – Contax/Yashica (C/Y)

Such lenses are always pleasant to hold in hands – Japanese design is always something special and beautiful, even if the thing is not some kind of exclusive. This 28 / 2.8 is quite common in the line of lenses made for Contax cameras, it is not overrated today and therefore it will be a useful task to investigate its IQ.

The lens for the test was provided by Egor Nikolaev (Егор Николаев) – many thanks and greetings.