30mm vs 50mm vs 100mm macro on A77

Started Oct 9, 2013 | Discussions thread
William Curtindale
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100mm macro (Go To Lens For Many Things - Samples)
In reply to William Curtindale, Oct 11, 2013

William Curtindale wrote:

A versatil lens is the 100mm f/2.8 macro (new Sony or legacy Minolta).

I have had my Minolta 100mm f/2.8 macro for 27 years and it works and looks like new. The point is this lens should be part of your stragety and be around for a ong time (so do it right).

The 100mm f/2.8 macro is also great for portraits or a short low light telephoto.

Good Luck

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A99, A900, A700 w/Zeiss Glass + Sony G

Any time I am putting something on ebay to sell I grab my Minolta 100mm f/2.8 macro and set it to manual focus and go at it.  It's simple to use and gives predictable results.

Below items were sold a couple years ago (shot with Minolta 100mm f/2.8 macro sample images only):

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A99, A900, A700 w/Zeiss Glass + Sony G

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