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LensWars: Minolta MD 100mm f/2.5 vs. MD Macro 100mm f/4.0

Comparison of lenses Minolta MD 100mm 1:2.5, Minolta MD Macro 100mm 1:4.0.

Both these lenses are from “must have” category, for different tasks of course – the macro and the tele, so, there is no need to choose one of these two – lenses aren’t competitors. The comparison has been performed just because of curiosity.

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LensWars: Minolta MC Macro Rokkor QE 100mm f/3.5 vs. MD Macro 100mm f/4.0

Comparison of lenses Minolta MC Macro Rokkor QE 100mm 1:3.5 (Hills&Valleys/Knurled, MCII) and Minolta MD macro 100mm 1:4 (New-MD, MDIII)

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Review: Minolta MC Macro Rokkor QE 100mm 1:3.5

Minolta MC Macro Rokkor QE 100mm 1:3.5 (Hills&Valleys/Knurled design, or MCII by collector’s classification)

The first feeling: it’s not a lens – it’s a howitzer. Every Rokkor from pre-rubberized generations looks like a rock, but this macro-hundred is the champion among others. Even huge and twice heavier Rokkor MC 300mm 1:5.6 looks more elegant than this hunk of metal with a few pieces of glass.

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Review: Minolta MD Zoom 35-70mm 1:3.5 Macro

Minolta New MD (MDIII) 35-70mm F3.5 Zoom Macro lens review.

Folks speak a lot about this lens. And it’s strange, but yes – all stories are true. Minolta created and produced an amazing lens.

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Review: Minolta MD macro 100mm 1:4

Minolta New MD macro 100mm F4.0 lens review.

Not often we can say ‘must have’ about lenses, but this 100mm macro is that case – ideal for macro or objects photography for reasonable price and without weakness. Even autofocus isn’t necessary for such styles of photography.

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