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Nikon 28Ti review

The Nikon 28Ti is a handsome, and high quality compact 35mm point and shoot camera, and the younger sister to the excellent Nikon 35Ti.  As the name would suggest, the Nikon 28Ti has a 28mm F/2.8 wide angle lens, with the 'Ti' indicating it's made out of titanium, and as far as I know, all are finished in matte black.  This wide angle version came out in 1994, and just like the 35Ti, was very expensive for back in the mid 1990s.  In a 1995 Popular Photography magazine ad, the suggested list price was a whopping $1220, or almost $2000 today!

The Nikon Ti's, along with Minolta's TC-1, the Contax T range, Leica Minilux and to a lesser extent the Fuji Klasse and Ricoh's were 'boutique' type cameras marketed towards the affluent novice and traveler.  Common features included...

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Minolta AF 28mm F/2.8 Review

Here’s a brief look at the Minolta AF 28mm F/2.8 lens.  Scroll down for the review.

Lens Minolta AF 28mm F/2.8 Box contents
Front and rear caps and a users manual. Cost No longer available, but eBay prices are substantially less than the full retail Sony version. Build quality Very good Additional information
Has neat built-in hood, 3/8″ (9mm) deep…

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Sony 28mm F/2.8 Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony 28mm F/2.8 lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens SAL-28F28  Sony 28mm F/2.8 Box contents
Front and rear caps, and a users manual. Cost $270 retail  Discontinued in 2011 Build quality Very good Additional information
Has neat built-in hood, 3/8″ (9mm) deep fully extended, but it does no good Specifications below
Optical configuration

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