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Like with most LCDs, the one here is quite difficult to see outdoors. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Twin Peaks is open again, so we’re back to the standard night shot. IR gets a small commission from sales of the product, but I’d highly recommend the program even if we didn’t. We’ve never taken sides in the row over whether image stabilization should be provided in-body or in the lens, but we’ll now list the absence of in-body stabilization as a Con in our camera reviews.

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The S can display a histogram in record mode. Just below this small grip pad is a red LED that lights whenever the camera is accessing the memory card, warning you not to eject the minolra until it’s finished. And here it is. Want a second opinion? It has a beautiful Minolta lens which won’t disappoint you.

Just above-left from the lens is the remote control receiver, with the self-timer lamp below that. Read on for all the details! Scale mode displays a crosshair over the image with evenly-spaced distance marks on each axis.


Dec 28, 96 mobile. Pressing the up arrow minolya to a histogram display that also shows several exposure parameters for the image being viewed. The S was a huge success before it, so with its handful of useful improvements, the S should likewise be well-received.

Digital Cameras – Minolta DiMAGE S Digital Camera Review

Dec 29, In my experience, the lenses on Minolta’s high-end consumer mino,ta are really second to none. Standard Resolution 1, x The capturing interval time of 0. High-resolution Minolta GT lens with 4x optical zoom mm equivalent focus range. Trust me, needing this is not a matter of if, but when Best and worst of Nikon Japan officially lists the D and D as discontinued. The LCD monitor automatically turns on whenever the camera is powered on, but can be disabled via the Display button just to the right of the panel itself.

White Balance can be set to Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Tungsten, Fluorescent, or Custom to adjust the color response of the camera to match the ambient lighting. Adjustable White Balance with six settings, including a Custom setting.

Better have an extra set if your shooting schedule is long. Press the shutter release halfway, and the camera locks focus in under a second.

Minolta DiMAGE S414

The best lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras. The S also features enhanced color and filter options, a new live histogram display, and Grid and Scale alignment LCD display modes.


After buying the S, you’ll need to lay down some more cash, as the included memory card and batteries are fairly useless. Indicated by the movie camera icon on the Mode dial, this mode sets the camera for capturing moving images with sound. The S’s bottom panel is relatively smooth and flat. The S did a decent job of focusing in low light, though it would’ve been a lot better with an AF-assist lamp. The S is an evolution of the S, rather than a revolutionary new product.

Definitely plan on purchasing at least two sets of high-capacity NiMH cells and a good-quality charger along with your S Google photos expands album limit to 20, photos and videos. The Auto Record mode is essentially point-and-shoot. Dec 21, I liked the fact that most exposure options are controlled externally that is, without resorting to the LCD menu systemvia the Mode dial, Drive Mode button, and Subject Program button.