The A700 ... why settle for less?
I bought my A700 straight from SONY ... without trying it out. I had trusted the reviews on the camera and already had the
Originally Posted by Peekayoh
A100 (prototype) for over a year, before I went and sold off all my Canon EOS stuff (and I had quite a bit) in preparation for
the A700. I was NOT disappointed. The A700 immediately solved some issues I had with the A100 (expected things just not
being there, i.e., pc-sync port, vertical grip, high-ISO) and effectively was everything I believed it to be, having all the
completed aspects of a true DSLR.
Now, I would like to think I am nowhere near as demanding a photographer as many others are, with my meager efforts and
exceptionally limited range of equipment. I simply felt that the A700 offered almost everything a reasonable person could
expect from a device of this kind and, like I said, it filled the bill.
I can attach every device without hesitation and it is a solid base for my photography. The vertical grip and '56 flash complete
the picture (pardon the pun), providing one of the best all-around camera designs seen today, in the APS-C market.
I have to ask ... how can you go wrong?
Last edited by DonSchap; 11-02-2008 at 10:19 AM.
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