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Sony HVL-F42AM Flash Review

Sony HVL-F42AM flash quick review

Contents of box, velcro on flash head not included. LCD lit up, showing available settings

Specifications and general information.

Model Sony HVL-F42AM  Discontinued in 2011.

Owner’s manual

Sony ESupport for HVL-F42AM  Go here and click on the ‘manuals, specs and warranty’ tab.
Price MSRP $299 Tested on
Sony A580, Sony A900. In the box

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Best Low-Light Lenses for Sony

This recommended page lists lenses that I believe work well at F/2.8 or faster, and are typically used hand-held in low light, so no big lenses like the 70-200mm or 300/2.8.  I’m only listing lenses that I’ve reviewed, owned and/or have used extensively in low light.  A lens that gets a thumbs up here has to perform very well in

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Dirty Lens

Equipment used for this article; the Sony A900 and Minolta AF 28-85mm F/3.5-4.5 lens.

Here’s a typical scene from a tourist trap destination, usually somewhere in the southern US: an older guy wearing sandals, dress socks and a Madras or Guayabera shirt, carrying around a Nikon or Leica camera outfit and taking snapshots at high noon.  After every few …

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Sony RX Series

Below you’ll find specifications for all Sony RX series camera from the most recent at the top, to the oldest at the bottom. Model RX100 VA Price $999  August, 2018 Effective megapixels 20.2 LCD monitor 3.0″  1,229,000 pixels, tilt out screen. Lens

Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 8.8-25.7 F/1.8-2.8 T*

Zoom

2.9 optical zoom, 24-70mm in 135 format.

Recording media Memory stick,…

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