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  • Sony Alpha 100-900 • Re: Future of A mount October 25, 2016
    Dusty, the A99II is a PERFECT example of the blending of technologies from both the A mount and E mount lines. The overwhelming majority of features of this camera were developed for both types and there is very little completely new tech. Just improvements/evolution in the performance of the various components.Classiccameras, the Sony E mount […]
  • Sony Alpha 100-900 • Re: Future of A mount October 25, 2016
    bakubo wrote:I am not sure what you are getting at. Can you elaborate?Henry,you started this thread by saying that there were a lot of A mount lenses out there, and the also talking about sharing components. Maybe I read you wrong, but my reply is based on thinking that electronic components and design R&D can […]
  • Sony Alpha 100-900 • Re: Future of A mount October 25, 2016
    I think Sony went through a period of indecision where E mount was introduced and A mount took a back seat for a while, They brought out the A58 to replace the A37 and A57 one of their best entry level cameras ever, much to the dismay of people on this forum. It seems that […]
  • Give it Your Best Shot • Re: Precision Flying October 25, 2016
    Hmmm, I feel someone getting prepared for the a99II...Statistics: Posted by Dr. Harout — Tue Oct 25, 2016 7:00 am
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  • Digital non-SLR • Re: Sony/Panasonic in Japan October 25, 2016
    Since almost every camera sold today (other than phones) looks similar to old film cameras and for people who don't like those retro looks then I suggest forgetting about Olympus, Panasonic, Sony, Canon, Nikon, Fuji, and Pentax. If you want something that doesn't look retro go for the Sigma Quattro dp2 or other very un-retro […]

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Which Sony Alpha kit lens?

This article was originally published in Photoworld magazine April 2008. It discusses the reasons for choosing between the 18-70mm, 16-105mm, 16-80mm, 18-200mm and 18-250mm kit lens choices for the Sony Alpha DSLR system and has been updated as necessary from the original text.

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