Showcase Minolta 35-70mm f3.5 MD zoom Rokkor-X

maxsoul

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First pic with macro mode
Taken with GH1.
 

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maxsoul

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Here are the 100% crop of the above images.
 

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twentythree

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Some sample images

Picked one up from keh.com last week. I have been having fun with it this weekend. I like it a lot, especially the macro mode. Images are very bright and colours are great.

Minolta 35-70 f/3.5 macro tests - a set on Flickr

This is my first post, so I'll try to attach a few of the best examples below, wish me luck!

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Driggs

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The lens I have is NOT a ROKKOR-X but it is the 35-70mm

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Heres a quick video I shot, showing the nice smooth focus of the lens too
[ame=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t170WK3YW_E]Portland Tram / Fotodiox Minolta MD/MC to M4/3 focus test - YouTube[/ame]
 

43hk

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Here's two from the last couple of days over on HK Island.

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fluberman

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Just acquired the 35-70mm macro non-Rokkor version.

First, in macro mode:

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Then in non-macro mode:

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Taken with the E-M10. The colours are untouched OOC, but with increased clarity a bit in LR for the first image.
 

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I have the macro version, bought last year. I did some test shots back then and liked it.

I took it out again yesterday and put on the E-M10 for some quick shots. I set it at 1:4 magnification, f5.6, auto WB, A priority, focal length at 70mm.

The shots below had sharpening (25-30) in Snapseed and left the rest as is because I like the colours coming out from Minolta lenses.

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slight crop due to unwanted brown twig on top right corner

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summerkl

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I'd forgotten that I had this lens ... purchased during a GAS fit and it was stored away for close to a year! So out it came for a photo walk around the neighborhood.

I have never used a zoom prime before but had heard very good things about this lens and was especially interested in the macro feature (Note I do not have the Rokkor version). It was very enjoyable and the lens performed fantastically .. at least to my eye and expectations. I put some shots into a flickr album but here are my favorites from today.

The first 2 are jpgs straight from the camera (love those Oly colors). The last 2 I tweaked with some clarity in Lightroom

[url=https://flic.kr/p/WT487S] View attachment 561039 Petal-less beauty by Kevin L, on Flickr[/URL]

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Petaled Beauty by Kevin L, on Flickr

[url=https://flic.kr/p/Xh3xM8] View attachment 561042 Rust abstract by Kevin L, on Flickr[/URL]

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Weathered totem by Kevin L, on Flickr
 

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