Summary: I went from a film camera to digital and was not happy with it so I wanted another 35mm camera. The camera is spot on for me and I am now using it to put together a project I have in mind. The picture quality is to me perfect.
Excerpt: The Dynax 404 SI is an ideal 24 X 36 mm film camera for the beginner photograph. I bought one several months ago, on used photo market. Even if it has a plastic construction and a non-metallic bayonet, I feel il rather solid between my fingers.
Excerpt: I finaly came back to slr and real film from digital. I was fed up with missing the picture I wanted. By the time digital cameras turn on the picture was gone.I got my Dynax 404 from ebay with a 200 mm lens,a bag,strap and 12 rolls of 400 film for £30.Superb camera.Easy to use.And I never miss the...
newsFLASH: A Good All-Rounder - Very Long Lasting!
21 November 2006
Excerpt: The first thing you notice is the Minolta's striking appearance. The contemporary black and silver finish makes this an attractive item to hold. However, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and what really matters is not style but performance! ...And the Minolta has bags of it!
Pros: A good starter, a long laster and good all - rounder !
Excerpt: I'm really pleased with this camera in most aspects. I bought it around Dec 2002 and used it as a manual SLR as much as my skills would allow. In this sense I was extremely happy with the purchase and would recommend it to anyone who was wanting to 'get into' SLRs.
Pros: Pretty straightforward to use as a beginner to SLRs
Cons: Has persistent fault with premature film re - wind
Excerpt: My partner purchased this camera from EBay for my birthday as I was still using the ancient Praktica MTL5, which was certainly outdated. Style:- The Dynax 404si is quite a compact-sized SLR camera, with performs well in both manual and automatic modes.
Pros: easy to use with manual settings for pro's
Cons: dosnt have the eyestart feature which i love about the dynax 5
Excerpt: I bought this camera at the start of last year and so far have had no problems with it. It has all the normal SLR features including variable shutter speeds and aperture control along with various program modes for quick picture taking.
Pros: Lens qualtiy is amazing,Dynax series has a wide range of differnt kinds of lenses,light Weight strong body,wide range of shutter speeds from 30secs to 3000th of a sec .
Excerpt: This camera is eay to use with its essential controls very well placed for the user to handle. It has facilities for more advanced users to test and create photographic masterpieces. This as with all SLR cameras provides a much more versatile basis for your photographic needs.
Pros: Light, easy to use, affordable
Cons: Not as versatile as some more advanced photographers may prefer