That is also a great Macro lens.

I also have the SMC-A 50mm f2.8 macro, along with my FA 100 mm Macro F
2.8.  I have a couple of zooms that are labeled as "macros," but they are
no match for the prime macros.


Dan Matyola
http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola

On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 7:24 AM, J.C. O'Connell <hifis...@gate.net> wrote:

> On Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:02:48 -0400, Daniel J. Matyola <
> danmaty...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> I'm glad you were able to find such a great replacement for one of your
>> favorite lenses.  A good macro is a great thing to have.
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> Thanks, I also have a SMC-A 50mm f2.8 macro which is excellent for a more
> "normal" perspective or larger objects in a tight space
> jco
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> Dan Matyola
>> http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola
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>> On Sat, Aug 11, 2018 at 1:28 AM, J.C. O'Connell <hifis...@gate.net>
>> wrote:
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>> Already bought a replacement for my defunct Bokina macro lens. So far, I'm
>>> very satisfied with the performance, spec, and build quality. Its branded
>>> ELICAR V-HQ MACRO MC 90mm F2.5 but supposedly its made in Japan by
>>> Komine.
>>> Its a KA mount, has nice multicoatings, and seems to be as sharp as the
>>> Tokina was.
>>> Whats better than the tokina, is this goes directly from infinity to 1:1,
>>> whereas the tokina
>>> required adding an adapter to go from 1:2 to 1:1.
>>>
>>> Heres a sample at f9 full size and a crop of full size.
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>>> jco
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>>> https://www.jchriso.com/temp/cases.jpg
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>>> https://www.jchriso.com/temp/casescrop.jpg
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>>> P.s. I got the lens off an ebay auction for #113 shipped. I call it a
>>> poor
>>> mans
>>> SMCA 100mm F2.8
>>>
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