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Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Jan 18, 2007, 9:48 AM
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Posted By JimC
Mercury694 wrote: I just sent an e-mail to...

Mercury694 wrote:

I just sent an e-mail to Jerry G. (a Supervisor at Adorama) about this issue and pointed him to the posts in this thread.

I've seen forum threads elsewhere where he got...
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Dec 15, 2006, 8:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,461
Posted By JimC
meanstreak wrote: This was my first Minolta...

meanstreak wrote:

This was my first Minolta lens.

My film gear is Nikon (or used to be anyway, as I've sold or traded most of it).

I started buying Minolta lenses before I even got a KM DSLR...
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Dec 8, 2006, 1:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,461
Posted By JimC
meanstreak wrote: It may be the lens design...

meanstreak wrote:
It may be the lens design versus the sensor causing the issue with capturing ghosts.

I remember reading that newer coatings designed for lenses used on Digital Cameras are...
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Dec 8, 2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,461
Posted By JimC
I'm still waiting on the official announcements. ...

I'm still waiting on the official announcements.

But, I heard that the prototype lens is a bit soft at f/1.2, and you need to stop it down to f/1.4 to get sharp images from it at anything over...
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Dec 8, 2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,461
Posted By JimC
I'm still looking for a single lens solution. ...

I'm still looking for a single lens solution.

I'd like to have a 10-1000mm f/1 (although, I'd settle for f/1.2) that weighs in at 240 grams, is only 3 inches long with internal focus, and uses...
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Dec 5, 2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,461
Posted By JimC
Mercury694 wrote: Sonystyle.com originally...

Mercury694 wrote:
Sonystyle.com originally showed the suggested list at $699.95 for it. Then, they removed the pricing after the expected delivery date got pushed out.

You'd also want to look at...
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Dec 3, 2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,461
Posted By JimC
The general consensus is that the KM and Tamron...

The general consensus is that the KM and Tamron 28-75mm are optically the same. But, there are some apparent differences in the electronics and lens coatings (or so the scuttlebutt in the forums...
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Dec 3, 2006, 6:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,461
Posted By JimC
Call me a wimp, but I didn't want to lug the...

Call me a wimp, but I didn't want to lug the Sigma around. lol

I originally looked at a lot of lenses in that general focal range. I ended up putting multiple lenses side by side in a table on...
Forum: Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Dec 2, 2006, 9:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,461
Posted By JimC
You never know... you may even be able to get...

You never know... you may even be able to get 16-80mm with good quality if you can give up a stop. It looks like we won't see it for a while though.

Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5...
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