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Full Review of the Sony A 900

This will be the normal running review of the Sony A900.  As I learn more about the camera, I’ll provide the information.  I should have a good jump on things by national boss day (gag), or by Wednesday or Thursday.

 

I used the A900 on the left, and the A700 on the right for the product comparison shots below.…

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Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Flash Model Review

 

Introduction.

 

The Kodak Brownie Hawkeye camera was very popular back in the 1950s, and sold like hot-cakes for over a decade.  They were cheap, easy to use, and produced sharp 3½ x 3½ prints from about 10′ to infinity with the non-focusing, internal meniscus lens.  Baby Boomers and even younger people are getting acquainted with the camera their …

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Konica Minolta AF 17-35mm F/2.8-4 (D) Review

Here’s a brief look at the Konica Minolta AF 17-35mm F/2.8-4 (D) lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens Konica Minolta AF 17-35mm F/2.8-4 (D) Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood, and a users manual. Cost $250-$300 on eBay Build quality Good Additional information
No longer produced and no Sony equivalent yet. Specifications below
Optical configuration 14 elements in…

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Konica Minolta AF 28-75mm F/2.8 (D) Review

Here’s a brief look at the Konica Minolta AF 28-75mm F/2.8  (D) zoom lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens Konica Minolta AF 28-75mm F/2.8 (D) Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood and users manual. Cost Current eBay prices run between $350-$450.  Check prices here. Build quality Good Additional information
Check out the similar Sony 28-75mm F/2.8 Sam

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Konica Minolta AF DT 11-18mm F/4.5 – 5.6 Review

Here’s a brief look at the Konica Minolta DT 11-18mm F/4.5-5.6 zoom lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens Konica Minolta DT 11-18mm F/4.5-5.6 zoom lens Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood and users manual. Cost $649 retail Build quality Good Additional information
Good lens, but check out the Sigma 10-20mm too. Specifications below
Optical configuration 15 elements in…

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Konica Minolta AF DT 18-70mm F/3.5 – 5.6 Review

Here’s a brief look at the Konica Minolt AF DT 18-70mm F/3.5-5.6 zoom lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens Konica Minolta AF DT 18-70mm F/3.5-5.6 zoom lens Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood and users manual. Cost $199 retail by itself, or $100 as part of kit. Build quality OK to Good Additional information
Same as Sony DT…

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