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Latest Review Posted Cosina 24mm f/2.8 MC MACRO
I have the Miranda branded version with the KA mount.
As other reviewers have noted, this is a satisfyingly good 24mm. Overall image sharpness and colour is good, CA and distortion are no worse than any other wide angle, and the close focus function gives surprisingly good bokeh if you're willing to shove your camera right up against the subject.
Build quality is pretty good - not quite as smooth as some older lenses but everything it satisfyingly weighty and metallic. But not weighty as in too heavy - the sensible f2.8 aperture means that this lens won't pull your head off if you try to sling your camera round your neck. Maybe it's just me, but the 24mm f1.4s that have been appearing recently seem like a pretty weird idea.
If you're looking for the 24mm focal length, and not wanting one of the new monster lenses, then this Cosina, in whichever of its many forms, will not disappoint.



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