Photography News of Interest

With only ten days to go to Photokina Sony announced their flagship DSLR the A900.  The A900 is a full frame DSLR with a 24.6mp sensor, giving it more megapixels than any other DSLR currently on the market, or even announced to the market.  Sony purchased Minolta several years ago and using their designs and existing lens lineup started producing DSLRs with a Minolta lens mount and compatible metering and auto focus systems.  The announcement of the A900 heralds in Sony’s intention to support the professional market.  If you’ve got a bunch of older Minolta lenses and always wished they’d make a digital SLR you could use them with, then check out the A900.  You can see a hands on review here.

Leaf, a manufacturer of medium format cameras with digital backs announced their AFi-II 10, 7, and 6 Medium Format Cameras with up to 56 megapixels and 3.5” LCD displays.  These are true professional cameras with price tags up to $40,000 USD’s for the body only.  You can check them out here.

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