Review: Minolta MC Tele Rokkor 200 mm f/4.5 (MC-X)

The MC 200 mm f/4.5 is a skinny medium tele from the early seventies. The lens is the smaller cousin of the MD 200 mm f/4 and was mainly offered as a lower-priced alternative. The 200 mm f/4.5 is solidly […]


Review: Minolta MD 24-35 mm f/3.5 (MD-III)

The Minolta MD 24-35 mm f/3.5 is smaller and less expensive alternative to the often praised MD Zoom 24-50 mm f/4. It’s missing some focal length on the long end, but is half a stop faster in return. Combined with […]


Review: Minolta MD 50 mm f/2 (MD-III)

The MD 50 mm f/2 with 49 mm filter thread is the slowest non-macro standard prime produced by Minolta. The lens is less common than it’s slightly faster f/1.7 counterpart which served as a kit lens in the Minolta SR […]