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  • Minolta MD Rokkor X 45mm F/2 Lens Review

    I have a chambray button-down shirt that everyone seems to love. There’s nothing special about it and I bought it at the Bass outlet for less than $10. But every time…

  • Minolta M-Rokkor 40mm F/2 – Lens Review

    I shoot a lot of old cameras, archaic machines that in some cases recall a time when the United States was comprised of only forty-eight such distinct territories, and it’s not…

  • Minolta XE-5 – Camera Review

    I began my photographic journey with a Minolta DSLR, the rather fantastic-in-its-day Maxxum 5D, so when I felt the urge to try some film shooting more than a decade later, Minolta…

  • Exploded Views – Minolta MC Rokkor 50mm F/2

    Here’s another installment in our Exploded Views feature. Last time we featured the Canon AE-1, and this week we’re showcasing something that’s admittedly simpler, less jaw-dropping, and easier on our bleeding…

  • Minolta SR-T 202 – Camera Review

    Beginning in 1959 with the Nikon F, Japanese camera makers would spend the next few decades perfecting the SLR camera. As rangefinders and larger format cameras gave way to this new…

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