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Minolta AF Lens Manuals

Below are scanned images of original Minolta AF lens manuals.  I have English and French so far.  If you have original Minolta AF lens manuals in languages other than what you see here, or for different lenses, please send a message if you’d like to help by sending scanned copies as PDFs.

 

The Minolta AF lens manual front covers …

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Sony E Mount Cameras

Below you’ll find specifications for all Sony ‘E’ mount cameras, from the most recent at the top, to the oldest at the bottom.

 

Model A9 Price $4499 body only, April 2017. Effective megapixels 24.2 LCD monitor 3.0″ 1.440,000 pixels, touch screen, tilt-up/down only. Lens  N/A Zoom  N/A Recording media Two slots, Memory stick, SD Image stabilization Yes, 5 axis…

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Sony and Minolta Off-Camera Flash

If you’re thinking of trying out an inexpensive radio controlled flash trigger system for your camera, you’ve come to the right place.  I currently use the radiopopper™ JrX wireless trigger system, and have found it works great, so that’s what I’ll cover here, along with Sony and Minolta flash compatibility.  Be advised; you don’t need to use Sony or

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Picacho Peak Photo Tour 3/3/08

Let’s take a tour of Picacho Peak State Park.  This place is famous with history buffs for being the western most skirmish in the Civil War and the only one in the “Arizona territory.”  I’ve included a couple of links to larger pictures, the first one below, which is a scan of the guide they give you for paying $6…

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Product Shot “how-to”

This “how-to” article is meant to show how I go about making my product shots, with equipment used, camera settings, and post processing.  Below, I’m going to try and duplicate Sony’s press release shot used when it introduced the new Sony DT 50mm F/1.8 SAM lens. As you’ll see below, you don’t need fancy equipment to make a good product…

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