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“"Oldy But Goody"”

Written on: 13/07/2012 by jezztech (1 review written)

I own two Minolta X300`s with prime lenses, and still like to put slide film thru them occasionally,with good fuji velvia film and those "MD" lenses i still find the projected results FAR better than modern digital cameras, i like to create a 3D image by exploiting depth of field, the Minolta lenses were definately the best of the manual focus 35mm SLRs!… Read Full Review

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“I agree!! ”

Written on: 01/09/2010

I agree!!
I bought my Minolta in the mid 80's with a beautiful 35-70mm F3.5MD lens with macro. Although I knew very little about SLR's at that point it became my buddy. It was strong, simple, reliable and always gave beautiful pics. I lost it in Sweden on a bus in '96. I still lament our parting. I have replaced with others, but so far I haven't had the same bond with a camera as I did with it.
Yesturday I bought a dig Nikon with a 18-70 lens. I wonder if this one will move my heart.
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“Minolta manual focus lenses make the system so good -...”

Written on: 27/12/2009

Minolta manual focus lenses make the system so good - in my opinion, they're not far short of Nikon lenses at a fraction of the price (I own both). The X300 is a fine entry-level camera, offering aperture priority AE (like the over-rated Olympus OM10) and also fully manual control. No-one needs shutter speeds faster than 1/1000 (ask the pros..). Only possible downside is lack of TTL flash, though my Nikon FE doesn't have that either. When the time comes to upgrade, you can keep the wonderful… Read Full Review

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“My dad has a Minolta X-300 I have a Panasonic Lunmix...”

Written on: 24/02/2008 by bob1234 (1 review written)

My dad has a Minolta X-300 I have a Panasonic Lunmix TZ3 at the moment best compact camera in the world but I would love to have a manual slr zoom like the Minolta X300
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“My best camera ever! After that I had Minolta 8000i...”

Written on: 06/10/2007 by kicuch (1 review written)

My best camera ever! After that I had Minolta 8000i now I use D80 - still miss performance of my good old X-300!… Read Full Review

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