Sony Alpha DSLR-A700
Announced Sep 6, 2007 •
12 megapixels | 3″ screen | APS-C sensor
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Hi, I'm considering something newer than A900 and I'm a bit torn between A99 and A99ii. I'd probably be happy with 24 megapixels, but A99ii does have a much greater AF coverage when including OSPDAF, though perhaps not that large with just the dedicated module.I'm probably going to get the Zeiss 24-70, anyway, I find the Tamron 24-70 somewhat unreliable in getting well focused pictures (it seems to be barely good enough), I'll have to try more extreme measures to get it to focus, or maybe...
Hello all, The AF is not working any more on my Sony A99V. It hunts between 0 and infinite and never focuses. It was working ok yesterday. I have tried with differents lenses and it doesn't work with any of them. I have also tried my lenses with my A700 and they all focus ok and fast. I have reinitialised the A99V and it still doesn't focus. I have tried all AF modes to no avail. Is there anything else I can check before sending the camera for service ? Thanks for any response Philippe Boite
Long ago I was using Apple's Aperture during my times with Sony Alpha a700. After going through Nikon FF system and ending up with Fuji I tried Iridium Developer and also Capture One to edit Fuji's RAW files (not only conversion). Nowadays I shoot JPEG+RAW on separate cards and so far all shots my X-H1 and Xpro-2 producing out of body JPEGS are great. However I may need to edit RAW files to adjust exposure, highlights, shadows or use some film profiles. I considering to give a Lightroom a...
By: Passout (2 months ago)
Hello, I have an old Minolta 5600 HSD flash from my Minolta Film (Dynax 7) camera days. I have used it since with my A700 and A77 without issue and have recently upgraded to an A7R3. I know the flash mount is different but wondering if the flash would be as compatible on the A7R3 as it is/was on the Dynax 7/A700/A77? I’m assuming a flash mount adapter is available. It’s a bit of a long shot, but wondering if anyone would know the answer to the question above please. thanks,
By: fjbyrne (3 months ago)
I did a forum search but didn't see any specific information about this combination. I am seriously considering the A7iii so I am wondering if I could use some of my A-mount glass. I have the original Sony 70-200/2.8 SSM and LEA3 that I have used on my A6000. I found the AF too slow for anything but stationary objects so I still have to break out my A700 if I want to shoot action. I am hoping that performance is better on the newer bodies. Anyone have any experience with this...
I used to make macro shots, mostly of flowers, with my old Sony A700, and I loved it, but I moved to a different direction after switching to A7rii. Now I think about returning. Which lens would you recommend, 50 f/2.8 or 90 f/2.8? I have heard that 90 f/2.8 is great optically, but heavy. I already have Sony 85 f/1.8 and FE 55 f/1.8, so I would need 50 f/2.8 or 90 f/2.8 only for macro. Any suggestions, or something else, like Voigtlander Macro 65 f/2?
Some legacy Minolta A Mount lenses (either from Minolta or third party) suffer from the lack of anti-reflective coating on the rear lens element facing the sensor as follows: Caused by the light bouncing off the imaging sensor to the lens and back to the sensor, a 'hot spot', a brightened picture center can result. Visibility of this depends on the aperture used. When shooting film, such anti-reflective coating isn't needed as film is much less reflective as the rather 'shiny' digital imaging...
Hi all, Im narrowing my daily carry bag lens choices.. and am having trouble picking.. given the following lenses, what would you choose? Camera is an A700 My lenses are: Sony DT 18-55 SAM I, Sony DT 55-200 SAM, Sony DT 75-300, Sony 30 2.8 Macro SAM, Minolta 35-70 4, Minolta 100-200 4.5, and a Minolta 50 1.7 Cheers, John --"And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." - JFK
I have shot an a700 for about 10yrs, and have accumulated several A-mount lens. Wanting to purchase either an a99 ii or an a7R iii which I (now retired) will have to rely on for many years. Would I get better results (focus, resolution, etc) with the a99 ii using my old Sony and Minolta a-mount glass, or changing over to the new mirror-less system of the a7R iii combined with the LA-EA4 adapter for my A-mount lens. At this point in life and a limited budget, it would be difficult building...
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