Review: MD W.Rokkor 24 mm f/2.8 (MD-II)

The MD W.Rokkor 24 mm f/2.8 is a high resolution, fast wide angle lens from the late 70’s. It features the same design as the earlier MC-X version: 9 lenses in 7 groups. Due to its superior optical performance, this […]


Review: Minolta MC Rokkor-PG 58 mm f/1.2 (MC-X)

The MC Rokkor-PG 58 mm f/1.2 was Minolta’s top-of-the line normal lens from the late 60’s until the introduction of the MD 50 mm f/1.2 in 1978. It features 7 lenses in 5 groups and can be regarded as the […]


3D printing a focus ring grip for my Minolta MC 35 mm f/1.8   Recently updated !

My trusty but heavily beaten copy of the classic Minolta MC 35 mm f/1.8 came to me with a number of – mostly cosmetic – issues. Besides a bent filter thread and a number of scratches, it was also missing […]