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by Edward
Tue Nov 24, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: Widest FF wide angle - not fisheye
Replies: 4
Views: 2447

Re: Widest FF wide angle - not fisheye

Thanks David. I had forgotten about the Sigma 12-24. Its expensive, even used, but it might be the best choice. And it will work with my A850.
by Edward
Tue Nov 24, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: Lens Lore
Topic: Widest FF wide angle - not fisheye
Replies: 4
Views: 2447

Widest FF wide angle - not fisheye

What is they widest full frame lens, that isn't a fisheye? -- I need one for a few industrial photos. I have a Minolta 17-35, but need wider. What do you folks recommend?
by Edward
Mon Nov 16, 2015 2:59 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Refurbished A99V
Replies: 13
Views: 4226

Re: Refurbished A99V

Thanks guys for all the feedback. I'll look for the best deal now that we are nearing Black Friday sales. -- Today I noted a few for the Nikon D850 with a 24-120 lens for $3200 so its tempting to think about dropping Sony. If I switch, I'll just use the A850 with my Minolta lenses and couple of sony...
by Edward
Sat Nov 14, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Refurbished A99V
Replies: 13
Views: 4226

Re: Refurbished A99V

I guess no one has an experience with these refurbished deals. So is the A99V still worth buying at all? -- I do not have the budget for a E model and all the replacement lens that would have to come if it was going to be a real replacement for the A-mount system. I have a number of Minolta and Sony...
by Edward
Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:16 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Refurbished A99V
Replies: 13
Views: 4226

Refurbished A99V

I've seen a few advertisements for the A99V, with a grip and flash for $1900 US. Does anyone have any experience with refurbished cameras?
by Edward
Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:18 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Will there really be an A99ii
Replies: 75
Views: 19975

Re: Will there really be an A99ii

"...but I want a company that is prepared to push A mount in charge not put all their efforts into overpriced E mount optics and a rash of body releases." You hit the nail. -- I looked at the A7RII and wonder what does it do that makes it worth $3200 for a miniature body, that will be repl...
by Edward
Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: If there is no A99II where do you go?
Replies: 18
Views: 5477

Re: If there is no A99II where do you go?

Thanks for the comments guys. I'll wait and see if sony cares about us enough to listen.
by Edward
Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: If there is no A99II where do you go?
Replies: 18
Views: 5477

Re: If there is no A99II where do you go?

Once upon a time I had a Minolta X-700 and a number of D- lenses. When it became clear that auto focus was the future and that equipment would not be usable, a couple of Pros tried to tell me that I should move to Nikon since they promised their existing lens would be usable as a manual lens on auto...
by Edward
Wed Sep 16, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: If there is no A99II where do you go?
Replies: 18
Views: 5477

Re: If there is no A99II where do you go?

Because a small e-mount camera with an adapter and an A-mount lens is clunky, to say the least. -- If sony can't produce an A99II, then I'm done with sony products. They have kept us hanging on with an A99II announcement nearly 3 years ago, instead of telling the truth about the A-mount. Frankly I t...
by Edward
Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:55 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: If there is no A99II where do you go?
Replies: 18
Views: 5477

If there is no A99II where do you go?

Hi Folks, I'm leaning towards the thought that Sony will never release an A99II, and the A99 is not being produced -- so where does that leave someone with an A850 and a lot of A-mount glass go? The e-mount with an adapter does not look like a rational choice. I'm considering selling everything (whi...
by Edward
Fri Sep 04, 2015 7:15 pm
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Will there really be an A99ii
Replies: 75
Views: 19975

Re: Will there really be an A99ii

Isn't the A99 already gone? I heard its not listed on the Sony site any more.
by Edward
Sat Aug 01, 2015 3:42 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: A77mk2 and 70-400Gmk2
Replies: 6
Views: 3011

Re: A77mk2 and 70-400Gmk2

What was the metering set for? -- I've seen this problem on the A850 at air shows, unless I set it to spot metering, and focus on the bird.
by Edward
Tue Apr 21, 2015 2:55 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: Will there really be an A99ii
Replies: 75
Views: 19975

Will there really be an A99ii

The rumors have been saying A99ii camera will come, for a couple of years now. Is it just talk or does anyone have a reason to believe it will actually be released in our lifetime?


I have an aging A850 and would buy an A99ii if it ever came to market.

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