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Minolta RF Rokkor(-X) 500mm f8 MD I (1977)

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Pros

  • It feels great in the hands
  • precise focus
  • good eyes

Cons

  • low sharpness and for a bad bokeh
  • Only half of the truck was in frame
  • the sky around the edges of the frame is considerably darker than in the center

Key specs

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  • , 500 mm

Minolta RF Rokkor(-X) 500mm f8 MD I (1977) - Pros & Cons

Minolta RF Rokkor(-X) 500mm f8 MD I (1977)

Pros

  • It feels great in the hands
  • precise focus
  • good eyes
  • and a decent tripod
  • excellent lens with a very nice picture

Cons

  • low sharpness and for a bad bokeh
  • Only half of the truck was in frame
  • the sky around the edges of the frame is considerably darker than in the center
  • 500mm lenses are notoriously large and cumbersome
  • s significant light falloff at the edges of the frame
  • images are a bit flat and lacking in punch
  • the street light on the photo has an oval shape
  • the portrait against the background of sticks is somehow not very good
  • the thread under the filters does not rotate
  • Canon is not a native system for everyone
  • front lens just started to fall off like scales

Minolta RF Rokkor(-X) 500mm f8 MD I (1977) - Full Specifications

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Image properties
Focal length< 500
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Focus
Closest focusing distance4
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Design
Colour of productBlack
Filter Rear Slotno
Filter Built Inno
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Aperture
Aperture max8
Aperture Lockno
Stop Down Leverno
Light Value numbersno
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Optics
Elements6
Groups5
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Dimensions
Weight21.16 oz
Diameter3.27 in
Length3.88 in
Filter size3.03 in

Minolta RF Rokkor(-X) 500mm f8 MD I (1977) - Q&A

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