Lives in United States Indianapolis, IN, United States
Joined on Feb 23, 2013

scorpion1971's recent activity

  • Replied in Roberts Camera
    I am glad to hear people talking about this store. Since I live just south of Indianapolis. I bought my Minolta 500 f8 and 100 macro f2,8 from them a couple of weeks ago.
  • Replied in Flash for A57
    I just had the winning bid on a HVL-42AM on eBay. Picked it up for about $105 including shipping. Not sure if it was a good deal but I think I will be happy with it.
  • Replied in Flash for A57
    Thanks for the help. I will keep looking. I am watching a few of the Sony flashes on eBay. May end up getting one or two  .
  • Created discussion thread Flash for A57
    i am looking at getting a couple of flashes for the A57. It has the old style shoe. I will most likely end up buying used. I was wondering what manufacturers sold flashes for the old shoe that ...
  • Thanks for the help. I am currently reading the book from Gary Friedman on this camera. I will keep playing with the camera and try your suggestions. I will also be needing to learn how to PP pics ...
  • Ralf, I used Intelligent Auto, and Superior Auto. I believe it was AF-A set on the pics. Even though I have had this camera for a few years, I have not really played around with it. Other interests ...
  • I took the reflex for a test drive. Here are a couple of pics with no post editing. My loving boy. A playful pup at the dog park. I know I have a long way to go but, let me know what you think.
  • I am now the owner of the 500 f/8 reflex. I also picked up a Minolta 100 f2.8 macro. Got both of them for $450. Now I need to learn to use these lenses with my A57.
  • Created discussion thread Lenses
    How can you tell what year a lense was made? I am looking at getting some used Minolta Lenses for my Sony A57. Looking at getting the 100mm 2.8 macro and the 500 f8 reflex. I have seen where ...
  • Created discussion thread Minolta 500 F8 Reflex
    First off I am still a noob when it comes to photography. I am looking for  longer zoom lense that won't break the bank. This lense is in my budget. I would be using this on the A57 SLT for ...
  • Created question thread Olympus OMD E-M10 Mark II
    I am thinking of trading in my Sony A57 to get the OMD E-M 10 II. Are there any cheaper long lenses available for this camera? Since it seems as if Sony is trying to do away with the A mount and ...
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