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Sony DT 30mm F/2.8 SAM Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony DT 30mm F/2.8 macro SAM lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens SAL-30M28  Sony DT 30mm F/2.8 Macro SAM Box contents
Front, rear caps and users manual. Cost $199 Build quality Good, but very lightweight, which makes it feel cheap—actually it is cheap! Additional information
New Sony design introduced in 2009. Specifications

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Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM Review

Full review of the Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM lens. 

Lens SAL-35F18  Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood and user’s manual. Cost $220 Build quality Good Additional information
New Sony design introduced in 2010.  This is one of Sony’s “easy choice” lenses, which probably means cheap, but good. Specifications below
Optical configuration 6…

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Sony DT 50mm F/1.8 SAM Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony DT 50mm F/1.8 SAM lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens SAL-50F18  Sony DT 50mm F/1.8 SAM Box contents
Front and rear caps, and users manual. Cost $170 retail Build quality Good Additional information
First prime “DT” lens for Sony.  No hood available.  Has shorter focal length (about 2mm-3mm, but noticeable only when…

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Sony HVL-F43AM Flash Review

 

Sony HVL-F43AM flash quick review

Contents of box, including stand, case, manual and flash unit. LCD lit up, showing some available settings Display items possible on LCD

Specifications and general information.

Model Sony HVL-F43AM  announced in February, 2011. Owner’s manual
Sony eSupport HVL-F43AM page    Go here and click ‘manuals, specs & warranty’ tab. Price Original Sony MSRP; $349.99…

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Sony HVL-F56AM Flash Review

Sony HVL-F56AM flash quick review

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

Specifications and general information.

Model Sony HVL-F56AM  Discontinued in mid 2008.
Price MSRP $399 at introduction, $449 when replaced. Tested on
Sony A580, Sony A700, Sony A900. In the box
Flash, stand, vinyl…

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Sony HVL-F58AM Flash Review

Sony HVL-F58AM flash review

Contents of box, including stand, case, manual and flash unit. LCD lit up, showing some available settings Plugs for external battery pack and off-camera cable LCD panel index LCD panel index

Specifications and general information.

Model Sony HVL-F58AM  announced in June, 2008, discontinued in 2012, and replaced with HVL-F60M,review here. Owner’s manual

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