Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Announced Sep 6, 2007 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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Using my Metz 48 AF-1 in wireless mode with A700 I noticed that I could not change the shutter speed in Aperture priority mode even if lighting conditions changed, for instance by pointing the camera from another angle. I had the Sony 50mm F1.8 on at 1.8 aperture. I wanted darker background so I tried a lower exposure compensation (-1EV) to affect the background (not the flash compensation for my theme) and the shutter speed stayed unchanged at 1/80 seconds in all cases. By changing the flash...
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I've enjoyed the A700 for many years and while I don't shoot much everyday I take a lot of images when I travel. I am considering a new A77ii and if I do so I do not want to have to purchase all new accessories as well, so I hope someone can advise me on the questions below. I have perhaps 15k actuations and many more miles left in my A700 so I don't have to upgrade now, but folks who have the A77ii seem to be happy and I want to stay with the crop factor.    The following is what I am...
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Hello everyone looking for a little help with my first camera setup. I have asked many questions about a lot of different cameras as well i am looking for places to take some classes if i can find some that will work with my work. Havent decided if the full frame is really what i need or not. Some landscape, some portrait, car shows, some video kinda all around. A wedding here and there but not for profit or anything like that just to learn. This will be for friends or family and a pro...
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By: Georgios (2 months ago)
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Does anyone know of any active Sony OVF forum? It seems that nobody cares for the A700 in dpreview. The same in 'dyxum.com'. The forum in 'dynaxdigital.com' is inactive. Maybe the 'Konika-Minolta' forum could include the Sony OVF users?
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I recently purchased a A7 to go along with my A700 (which I won't give up, I like it that much!). With the LA-EA4, I can use my older A mount lenses that I feel are important to me (like my 70-200 f2.8). Anyhow, my thought is currently there is a lack of E mount Full Frame lenses on the market. However, there are some for the A mounts. If I understand things correctly, if I buy a 12-24mm full frame A mount lens, I would, with the adapter, be able to use the A700 with the full frame lens,...
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By: Joss One (6 months ago)
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I need answers to the following. I have a Sony A900 and Sony A700. Minolta 17-35mm F2.8 excellent results. Carl Zeiss Sony F2.8  24-70 ZoomZA on A900 and A700  sharp as a pin  within range indicated on lens 1.2- 10 Feet. I suspect this is a specialialized  Portrait Zoom Lens and although reviews state suitable for Interiors and Landscapes, I cannot obtain the results achieve with other quality lenses such as CZ 135 prime. In a recent email Sony Customer Services informed me that they cannot...
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The a6000 is the closest thing to a DSLR that isn't a DSLR that I've ever used.. However, I'm still holding onto my a700 because of two lenses that don't have e-mount equivalents: 28-75 f/2.8 and 70-300G SSM. Maybe I can find a la-ea2 to get me by. I have the la-ea1 but losing PDAF with the 70-300 is a nightmare. --'I reject your reality and substitute my own' -Adam Savagehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/mrnoronha/sets/
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OK, so I have had an A700 for about 6 years now. I love it. I am ready to upgrade. I can't decide...should I switch to E mount or not? I already have money in the A mount system...4 lenses and a flash. I would either have to buy new lenses, which seem really expensive for E-mount or get an adapter, which kind of defeats the purpose of going E-mount in the first place. Putting that aside, how does the A6000 compare to the A77 II or the A65? I am sure some of you in here have made the switch...
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Hi guys, first time posting, but long time lurker of the forums.  I recently purchased a NEX-7 and have been using it a lot.  I've been very happy with the results.  I liked it so much, I bought my wife a NEX-5 which she loves.  My Sony A77 has been gathering dust and I'm wondering, is it time to sell the SLR body and lenses and just go with the NEX?  My first SLR was a Minolta, then the Sony A100, then the A700.  I find myself reluctant to make the leap away from the SLR body, but I hate to...
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Alright. I have the NEX-3 and while I do enjoy the camera very much I just can't live without a viewfinder. Not to mention the AF is atrocious compared to phase detect AF. So anyway, I'm planning on getting an a6000. However, I'm not happy with lens options. I have an a700 as well and the KM 28-75 f/2.8 lives on it. I want a 2.8 zoom for E-mount as well, but it just doesn't seem to exist. So. I did get the 16 f/2.8 with my NEX-3. Keeping that. I'd like to supplement it with something in the...
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