Minolta 35-70mm f4

This small zoom is one of the classic Minolta gems. Unappreciated and often under priced, this makes a great eBay bargain lens. Optically the lens is excellent and extremely well constructed. It has a macro feature that has limited usefulness compared to a true macro...

Minolta 70-210 f/4 (aka Beercan)

The Minolta 70-210 f/4 aka “the Minolta beercan”. The best price / performance telephoto of the classic Minolta zoom lenses. This lens was rumored to have been jointly developed with Leica. It has a constant f4 aperture, internal zoom and internal focus....

Minolta Maxxum 50mm f/1.7 & f/1.4

The Minolta 50mm f/1.7 is an inexpensive but very good lens. On APS (5D,7D & A100-A700 etc cameras) the 75mm equivalent focal length makes it close to perfect for a “short” portrait photography lens. The f1.7 aperture makes it very good in low light / available...