Sony A100 DSLR - Thoughts?

Discussion in 'Nature Photography' started by craigp40, Dec 4, 2007.

  1. craigp40

    craigp40 Well-Known Member

    Dec 13, 2004
    Anyone have experience with the Sony A100 DSLR camera? I'm intersted in getting a higher end camera besides the point and shoot digitals we now have. This one is appealing to me because I can use the nice zoom lens' that I have from my previous Minolta Maxxum 35mm. If there are other camera brands that these lens' will work with, I am open to suggestions.

    The Nikon D40X is really appealing to me as well, but I would also have more money into it if I wanted the same lens' that I have for the Sony. But if performance is that much better, it may be worth going that route.
  2. Ahab

    Ahab Well-Known Member

    Sep 25, 2005
    Take a look at the Pentax K10D. Water resistant, shake reduction, dust removal system, and many reviewers consider it the best buy for under $1000. You can always trade your lens in for a Pentax or sell it on e-bay. The Pentax kit lens's are superior to those offered by the other brands.

  3. cameraland

    cameraland <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

    Dec 3, 2007
    Sony Camera

    I agree with Ahab
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