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Minolta AF 50mm F/3.5 Macro Review

Here’s a brief look at the Minolta AF 50mm F/3.5 macro lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens Minolta AF 50mm F3.5 macro Box contents
Front and rear caps, users manual, no hood came with this lens. Cost

Prices on eBay run about $200 as of this review.

Build quality Good Additional information
This lens has a reproduction ratio…

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Panasonic Leica DG Macro Elmarit 45mm F/2.8 ASPH Review

Full review of the Panasonic Leica DG Macro Elmarit 45mm F/2.8 ASPH.

 

 

Click to check price The Olympus E-M5 was used for this review. For a better understanding of terms and methods used in this review, go here. The usual center, mid-section and corner crops are located at the very bottom of the page. Introduction

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Sigma 70-200mm F/2.8 II APO EX DG Macro HSM Review

Full review of the Sigma 70-200mm F/2.8 II APO EX DG Macro HSM lens for Sony Box and contents The Sony A580 and A900 were used for this review.  The APS-C section is first, followed by the full frame differences.  The usual side-by-side test crops are located at the very bottom of the page.  For a better understanding of…

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Sigma 105mm F/2.8 DG EX Macro Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sigma 105mm DG F/2.8 macro lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens Sigma 105mm DG F/2.8 macro Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood, nice soft case and users manual. Cost $379 street pricing.  No longer available in 2012. Build quality Good, but has a laughable dirt-like finish. Additional information
Has focus limiter switch. …

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Sony 100mm F/2.8 Macro Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony 100mm F/2.8 macro lens.  Scroll down for the review.

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Lens SAL-100M28  Sony 100mm F/2.8 macro Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood and users manual. Cost $848 retail Build quality Very good Additional information
Has focus hold button and focus limiter switch.  Longer working distance than the smaller 50mm macro. Specifications below

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