Would like to upgrade from A55 to ?

Started Nov 4, 2014 | Questions thread
JimmyMelbourne Senior Member • Posts: 2,471
Re: Would like to upgrade from A55 to ?

RickLT wrote:

I like to take outdoor photos (birds & other wildlife, landscape, and macros) and have a good selection of Minolta Maxxum lenses that work well with my A55. I would like to upgrade to a camera with higher ISO capabilities to increase exposure choices for the slow (f stop) lenses. Since I like to hike with a camera (and am 77) , I would like one (with an evf) that is a least as small as the A55 that will autofocus with the Maxxum lenses.

Any recommendations?

Thanks, Rick

They do not make the a55 form size anymore. The most recent one was the a37 which you could pick up second hand, but you might not see a huge difference. The best best is probably the a58 but it is a slightly bigger body. The a77ii is really a superb upgrade but might be too big, it is a medium sized camera. The alternative is to switch over the E mount, perhaps the a6000? You will need an adapter for your glass.

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