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Full Review of Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D

In late 2005, Konica Minolta announced they would be selling off their photo imaging department to Sony Corp.  This camera is no longer in production, but all lenses and accessories from Konica Minolta will work with the new Sony a 100 DSLR. The Maxxum 5D is Konica Minolta’s entry level D-SLR, featuring an anti-shake system that’s built into the camera…

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Full Review of Sony A100 DSLR

Sony introduces their first DSLR, the A100, a 10.2MP APS-C size sensor (1.5 crop factor) camera that’ll go head-to-head immediately with the other four or five players in the entry level DSLR field.  Along with the camera body, Sony offers 19 lenses, 2 teleconverters, 2 flashes, and a host of other accessories.  As you can see, Sony got a jump…

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Full Review of the Sony A 700

Check out the new Sony A 700.  This DSLR is an upgrade from the Sony A 100, and still an upgrade from the newer Sony A 200.  This is an advanced amateur model, but in my personal opinion, it’s more user friendly and produces higher quality results than the A 100.  It’s also much heavier and costs twice as much,…

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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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NEX 3-5 Review

NEX camera quick review

 

Below is a running review of the new Sony NEX 3-5 cameras.  I’m not going to bore you with a normal review, (which is similar to writing an owner’s manual), and would rather pontificate on the actual image quality, handling, performance and value.  Below the photo is a general thoughts section which I’ll be updating …

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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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Recommended Cameras and Lenses

You probably clicked on this page because you’re trying to find the right Sony camera and related equipment to help you take better pictures, but may not really know what to choose.  Below is a list of items that I find particularly useful, and personally recommend, because I own most of them.  This isn’t my personal wish list, it’s stuff

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