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Lens Review Methods and Terminology

Below is an explanation of my review methods and terminology.  Hopefully this will help clear up any questions you may have concerning how I test a lens.  I set up this page the same as a regular lens review, so if you want testing information about something in a certain part of a lens review, go to the same section

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Minolta AF Lens Manuals

Below are scanned images of original Minolta AF lens manuals.  I have English and French so far.  If you have original Minolta AF lens manuals in languages other than what you see here, or for different lenses, please send a message if you’d like to help by sending scanned copies as PDFs.


The Minolta AF lens manual front covers …

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Sony and Minolta Off-Camera Flash

This post is seriously outdated.  I no longer use most of the equipment here except occasionally the Sony/Minolta HVL-F56AM flashes.

If you’re thinking of trying out an inexpensive radio controlled flash trigger system for your camera, you’ve come to the right place.  I currently use the radiopopper™ JrX wireless trigger system, and have found it works great, so that’s

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Picacho Peak Photo Tour 3/3/08

Let’s take a tour of Picacho Peak State Park.  This place is famous with history buffs for being the western most skirmish in the Civil War and the only one in the “Arizona territory.”  I’ve included a couple of links to larger pictures, the first one below, which is a scan of the guide they give you for paying $6…

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