Gone is the hollow feel of the early 7 series cameras, instead the A1 feels solid, weighty but only a tiny bit heavier than the 7Hi and robust. It’s certainly not a substitute for something like Photoshop Elements, but it does basic editing fairly well. When you’re ready to charge the NP, just snap it into the included charger. Simon Joinson on the Seattle years. Colors were accurate, images were sharp, and exposure was good. French company GT Company has licensed the AgfaPhoto brand and launched a range of new budget products. AD anomalous dispersion glass, aspherical lens.

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Data panel The layout of the data panel on the top of the camera has been rearranged for the A1. Dec 28, mobile.

If you remember the old DiMAGE 7-series, one of the minor annoyances was that that strap holder was always in the way when you were trying to close the door. The flash has a working range of 0.

Dec 21, Connections Memory Card Slot. Some warm-up time will be the first sign. Wacom’s latest pro tablet can help take your editing workflow — and most importantly, the final image results — to the next level. Not really a good camera for the beginner.


The camera saves images with a name of PICT. The good news is that the A1 combines a world-class lens with excellent performance in a light, compact package that is a joy to use. The AS system is the perfect complement to the 7X lens.

Minolta Dimage A1 – Digital Camera

The exterior looks very much like that of its predecessor, the DiMage 7Hi. Dec 19, camera news. Anyhow, there’s no redeye to be seen here — just a little flash reflection. Specifically, two series of 8MP images.

Even at 10 years old, it munolta circles around most cameras for sale today. But its combination of features, form factor and image quality make it an enjoyable camera to use — and his pick for this year. Fulltime AF operated continuously. December 10, Last Updated: As I mentioned, you can add a Minolta-branded external flash via the hot shoe you’ll see in a moment. Images are sharp, and motion is fluid, except in low light, when the camera turns up the gain, so you can see what you’re looking at.

Minolta DiMAGE A1 Digital Camera Review: Intro and Highlights

Minota Editor Barney Britton’s pick this year is the camera that he describes as “close to perfect” for the kind of photography he does. Awesome camera, fantastic price, amazing pictures! NP Lithium-Ion rechargeable mAh 7.


In our latest buying guide we’ve selected some cameras that while they’re a bit older, still offer a lot of bang for the buck. For weeks, we’ve been getting hammered with the question “Will Chris and Dimaage continue their tradition of doing a Best and Worst year-end episode?

The supplied BC battery charger can charge a flat battery to full capacity in approximately minutes 2 ximage 30 mins. Simon Joinson on the Seattle years. Dec 23, But I must admit this is probably because I already own a couple of Sony digital cameras, and am familiar with their workings, and could apply that knowledge to the Dimage.

Minolta Dimage A1

The good focusing and shutter lag make the A1 great for action photography. Roger Cicala and his team at Lensrentals tore down Canon’s third-generation mm F2. In color mode, a higher filter number will “warm” the colors, while a lower number will “cool” them. They were required to fix the thing until March This entire autofocusing process is extremely fast, thanks to a specialized ASIC chip.